Saturday, 28 July 2012

Anti-American Arab murdered Maltese woman

Malta Today

Police charge lawyer’s estranged husband with murder

Nizar el-Gadi was remanded in custody after pleading not guilty to murdering Margaret Mifsud, 31, on Thursday 18 April.

El Gadi also pleaded not guilty to stealing iPhone and relapsing and committing a crime during the period of inoperative suspended sentence.

Mifsud's parents were present throughout the proceedings, showing dismay.

He relapsed from a sentence where he was found guilty of making a bomb threat to the US embassy in Floriana in 2009.

Continue reading: Police charge husband with murder

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Maltese Army training in UK

Story behind Malta's St George's cross

Times of Malta

The UK Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir David Richards, was in Malta earlier this week for talks with senior AFM officers, the AFM said today.

Brigadier Martin Xuereb, AFM commander, said the focus of this visit was to continue building on the excellent military-to-military relationships, best shown in the training opportunities available to Maltese officers in the UK.

General Richards paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi and paid tribute to Malta and its armed forces for its role during the Libyan crisis.