Migrants

Migrants flock to Greece as Turkey opens floodgates

Sun, 01 Mar 2020 - 11:32 GMT

Hundreds of migrants headed through permeable borders to Greece from Turkey on Sunday

UN refugee agency: Major rise in migrants stopped off Libya

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 - 11:08 GMT

The total number of migrants intercepted by the Libyan coast guard in the past month rose 121 percent from the same period last year.

Four dead and 16 missing after failed Mediterranean crossing

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 01:14 GMT

Four migrants have died and up to 16 more are missing after trying to cross into Europe from North Africa on a small raft, Spain’s coastguard said on Wednesday.

Mediterranean gets new NGO migrant rescue ship

Mon, 22 Jul 2019 - 08:20 GMT

The charity SOS Mediterranean announced Sunday it would deploy a new vessel to "conduct search and rescue activities" off the coast of Libya.

Promoting social cohesion between Egyptians and migrants

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 12:53 GMT

The Swiss Development Cooperation, with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Youth and Sport , and in partnership with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), is launching a Clickfunding campaign to support the in

Challenges of integration in European countries

Wed, 03 Jul 2019 - 08:48 GMT

Immigration to Europe is no longer confined to people who seek jobs and a more stable and abundant economic life. It is now a refuge for fugitives from civil wars.

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea

Sat, 22 Jun 2019 - 02:21 GMT

Libya's coast guard said it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the country's Mediterranean coast, ABC News reported.

Egypt hosts large number of migrants: Head of IOM

Mon, 20 May 2019 - 12:41 GMT

Egypt has hosted many migrants for decades which made it a culturally rich country.

Sudanese authorities foil smuggling attempt of 39 illegal migrants

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 09:24 GMT

Sudanese security authorities in northern Darfur foiled an attempt of a human-trafficking gang to smuggle 39 illegal migrants en route to Libya.

EUNA: illegal migration should be confronted locally, regionally, internationally

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 10:35 GMT

Beheiri asserted that the issue of illegal migration should be confronted at the local, regional and international levels.

House condemns European Parliament's report on human rights situation in Egypt

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 08:59 GMT

The House of Representatives strongly condemned a report the European Parliament issued on December 13.

Spanish charity Open Arms rescues 311 migrants off Libya

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms has rescued 311 migrants in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Libya, it said on Saturday.

Mexico suggests work visas for Central Americans, wants U.S. to do same

Wed, 05 Dec 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador proposed on Wednesday offering more work visas for Central Americans and said the United States should do the same.

Caravan migrants in Mexico fill new border shelter after rains force exodus

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 - 11:35 GMT

Hundreds of mostly Central American migrants poured into a new shelter on Friday as bus loads fled a filthy.

At U.S.-Mexico border, Central American migrants sicken in dire conditions

Wed, 28 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Several thousand Central American migrants languished in a filthy, overcrowded sports complex within tantalizing sight of the United States.

Social media spreads hope and fear among Central America migrants

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 09:01 GMT

As a group of migrants prepare to form a new caravan to set out from El Salvador for the promised land of the United States.

Mexico asks U.S. to investigate use of tear gas at border

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 08:54 GMT

Mexico’s foreign ministry presented a diplomatic note to the U.S. government on Monday calling for “a full investigation” into what it described as non-lethal weapons directed toward Mexican.

Migrants losing $25 bln per year through remittance fees - UN

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Lowering the fees migrant workers pay to send money home could result in $1 billion more being spent on education in developing countries.

Trump likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 09:10 GMT

President Donald Trump is likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration.

Canada set to get most refugee claims in nearly three decades

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 - 09:23 GMT

Canada is on track to receive its highest number of refugee claims since record-keeping began nearly three decades ago, the latest data shows.

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