Migrants

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

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.

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