illegal migration

Egyptian FM discusses with EU commissioners Middle East conflicts, illegal migration

Mon, 22 Jan 2024 - 04:12 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry held a series of meetings with a number of EU commissioners in Brussels.

President El-Sisi, German chancellor discuss ways to combat illegal immigration

Sun, 10 Sep 2023 - 12:14 GMT

The meeting also touched on ways to coordinate efforts to combat illegal immigration, in addition to developments pertinent to a number of regional and international issues of common interest, mainly the crisis in Sudan and the Russian-Ukrainian crisis.

Italian FM learns about Egypt's assessment of situation in Niger

Sun, 27 Aug 2023 - 12:19 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday a phone call from his Italian counterpart Antonio Tajani.

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 president, Italian PM discuss illegal migration, global food crisis in phone call

Thu, 06 Jul 2023 - 04:20 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Thursday a phone call from Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.

Egypt forms special working group to identify victims of shipwreck off Greek coast

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 06:04 GMT

Families of the victims and missing persons can contact the working group to provide information that helps identify the victims, said the Ministry in a statement on Monday.

Egypt’s FM, EU High Representative discuss illegal migration, Sudanese crisis

Sun, 18 Jun 2023 - 09:23 GMT

He stressed the need to take further action against the smugglers and traffickers. “We cannot sit when our children drawing in the Mediterranean Sea, announcing that the EU allocated Egypt 80 million euros for border management, search and rescue operations.

Egypt follows up on situation of illegal migration shipwreck with Greek authorities

Fri, 16 Jun 2023 - 04:37 GMT

The fishing boat capsized off the coast of Greece and led to the drowning of hundreds of refugees in the Mediterranean Sea on June 14. The Greek Coast Guard said that 104 people have been rescued so far and 78 bodies have been recovered, said the Greek Coast Guard in a statement, adding that nine men, who are Egyptian [aged 26, 21, 40, 36, 32, 26, 22, 29 and 20 years old], from the rescued people were arrested for having “distinct roles in the transport of the rest.”

Egyptian FM, European commissioner confer over illegal migration, economic cooperation

Sun, 26 Mar 2023 - 03:35 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday Commissioner for Promoting European Way of Life Margaritis Schinas.

Spanish, Egyptian judges exchange experience on migrant smuggling in workshop

Tue, 14 Feb 2023 - 02:02 GMT

A three-day workshop was held earlier in February for Spanish and Egyptian judges to exchange experience on combating human trafficking and migrant smuggling.

Italy welcomes legal migrants from Egypt, aims for bigger energy cooperation: FM Antonio Tajani

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 12:28 GMT

The minister elaborated that Italy wants to establish an energy hub in Europe in cooperation with other Mediterranean states.

On International Migrants Day: Egypt showcases prevention, integration work

Sun, 18 Dec 2022 - 03:08 GMT

The ministry underscored that Egypt does not confine refugees and migrants in camps or detention centers.

UNICEF, NCCPIM&TIP sign MoU to launch strategic partnership

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 - 02:53 GMT

The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by H.E. Ambassador Naela Gabr, Chairperson of the National Coordinating Committee for Combating and Preventing Illegal Migration and Trafficking in Persons, and Mr. Jeremy Hopkins, UNICEF Representative in Egypt.

Egyptian Armed Forces prevents illegal migration, smuggling attempts

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 10:54 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced Tuesday that the Border Guard Force, backed by information provided by the intelligence agencies, had recently thwarted several smuggling attempts of arms and drugs as well as illegal migration.

Three Egyptians drown off Libya coast of Sabratah

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 02:55 GMT

The Libyan National Safety Authority said that three Egyptians had drowned on Sunday, adding that one of the Egyptians was recovered and the other two people are still missing, Youm7 reported.

Egypt requests creation of legal migration channels to Malta

Sun, 10 Jul 2022 - 01:04 GMT

Ambassador to Valletta Khaled Anis met this week with Maltese Minister of Home Affairs, Security, Reform, and Equality Byron Camilleri, requesting the creation of legal migration channels for Egyptians.

Cooperation with Egypt on combating illegal migration has been very effective: PAM's deputy president

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 01:17 GMT

Deputy President of the Parliamentary Assembly for the Mediterranean (PAM) Gennaro Migliore described cooperation with Egypt on combating illegal migration as having been very effective.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Sisi signs law on combating illegal migration, smuggling of migrants

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 02:59 GMT

Under the amendments, tougher penalties shall be imposed on whoever commits, initiates, or mediates in the crime of smuggling migrants.

Egypt toughens penalty on illegal migration amending penal code

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:57 GMT

The law divides culprits into four categories.