Addressing Italian Senate on illegal migration: Egyptian ambassador urges Europe to invest in Africa's infrastructure

Sun, 16 Jul 2023 - 12:06 GMT

Ambassador Rady concluded by shedding light on the fact that Egypt hosts nine million migrants, and has no refugee camps.

Egyptian ambassador discusses Sudanese refugee crisis with EU Commissioner

Thu, 29 Jun 2023 - 08:46 GMT

Egypt's Ambassador to Brussels Badr Abdel Aty met with European Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarcic to discuss the issue of migrant flow into Egypt.

Egypt's law punishes harboring smuggled migrants by prison, fine up to L.E. 500K

Wed, 17 May 2023 - 08:31 GMT

The law specifies the penalty for anyone who prepares or manages a place to house, collect, or transport smuggled migrants, or facilitates or provides them with any services, with proven knowledge of that.

IMO announces 9M migrants, refugees live in Egypt now

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 11:39 GMT

IOM revealed that the current number of international migrants residing in Egypt was 9,012,582 equivalent migrants to 8.7% of the Egyptian population (103,655,989).

Egypt is proud to be second homeland for 6M refugees: Foreign Ministry

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 02:03 GMT

On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a statement Monday.

550 illegal migrants died, lost off Libyan coast in 4 months: IOM

Thu, 05 May 2022 - 02:57 GMT

The IOM also confirmed the rescue of about 4,461 migrants during the same period, according to a latest update published by the IOM's office in Libya on its official Facebook page.

'Egypt strongly condemns deliberate insult of Holy Quran by extremist rightists in Sweden': Foreign Ministry

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 01:13 GMT

The country also asserted the necessity of respecting others' right in religious freedom, which is one of the human rights.

Parl’t committee approves draft law to toughen punishment of unregistered migration facilitators

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 10:15 GMT

This legislation comes within the framework of the state's strategy towards providing legislative solutions to combat such crime.

WHO recommends 3rd booster dose to protect against COVID infection

Wed, 09 Feb 2022 - 01:16 GMT

The World Health Organization held a press conference Wednesday, providing the latest developments in confronting Coronavirus, ensuring the importance of a third dose “booster” to protect against the infection.

Egypt proposes solutions to mitigate impact of COVID-19 on migrants at IOM meeting

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 12:57 GMT

That was at the high-profile meeting of the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

Egypt, UN launch Joint Platform for Migrants and Refugees

Fri, 05 Nov 2021 - 07:39 GMT

The initiative seeks to enhance coordination, ensure better delivery and mobilize resources to realize long-term, sustainable development gains for migrants, refugees, asylum seekers and their host communities, enhancing social inclusion and cohesion, the statement said.

121 African migrants rescued off Libyan shores

Sat, 31 Jul 2021 - 12:35 GMT

This comes within the state’s humanitarian and sovereignty efforts to protect the Libyan shores and provide rescue services.

Libyan naval forces rescue 182 illegal migrants

Sun, 25 Jul 2021 - 11:11 GMT

A boat belonging to the Libyan coast guard moved the migrants to a Tripoli base ahead of handing them to the department of combating illegal immigration.

179 migrants rescued off Libyan coast

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 10:09 GMT

As many as 9,216 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea so far this year, compared to 7,106 last year.

Bodies of 7 Egyptians killed in illegal migration attempt found off Mediterranean coasts

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 09:58 GMT

The bodies were detected off the coast of Saloum city western the country.

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