President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has ordered state bodies concerned to liberate the Egyptians after a video showed 23 Egyptian workers being held captive by militias.
More than 20,000 stranded Egyptians abroad returned back home since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, said Minister of Immigration Nabila Makram.
In its weekly report, the Ministry of Health called for immediate reporting of suspected cases and notifying the Department of Epidemiology and Surveillance.
Returnees to Mosul, Iraq after years of violence to find their houses rigged with explosive devices and their cities uninhabitable, MSF reported.
As many as 294 Egyptians have returned home from Libya via Salloum crossing over the past 24 hours.