UN High Commissioner commends Egypt for inclusive refugee policies

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 05:26 GMT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi commended Egypt's inclusive policy on refugees Wednesday in Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

Due to altercation, Lebanese family sets Syrian refugees' camp on fire

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 01:14 GMT

The news was confirmed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) but it did not disclose the number of the injured.

Collision with Tigray started since Abiy Ahmed took office, disintegration awaits Ethiopia: researcher

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Sudanese Researcher Salah Khalil published an analysis of the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia through the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS).

Egypt is obligated to protect asylum seekers and refugees

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 03:17 GMT

This came during the event organized by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to launch the regional response plan to support Syrian refugees residing in Egypt.

Egypt affirms support to 5M refugees amid Coronavirus pandemic

Sun, 21 Jun 2020 - 04:27 GMT

The celebration of the day affirms the solidarity with more than 70 million refugees and asylum seekers who have been forced to flee wars and violence in their countries to other countries.

12 individuals awarded by President Sisi in WYF 2019

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 07:33 GMT

Also, four youth figures delivered speeches to present their views on human development mechanisms.

Egypt hosts more than 250,000 registered refugees, 5 million others - diplomat

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 01:32 GMT

Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Hamdi Sanad Loza Tuesday reviewed Egypt's efforts in hosting refugees during an event organized by Egypt's permanent mission in Geneva.

Mediterranean states tell their experience with migration

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 - 06:11 GMT

Maltese, Lebanese, Greek, and Egyptian officials spoke in WYF 2019.

Turkey occupies 73% of Cyprus: presidential commissioner

Sun, 15 Dec 2019 - 05:40 GMT

The official stressed the importance of respecting the sovereignty of each state and international law regardless of the size of military power it possesses.

Pope Francis calls for protecting dignity, rights of migrants, refugees

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 03:00 GMT

The Pope pleaded for action against one of the region's greatest scourges, human trafficking to fuel the forced labor and sex trade industries, as he began a week-long visit to Asia.

How Egypt makes millions of refugees feel at home

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - 07:12 GMT

As Egypt has embraced around five million refugees, according to President Abdel Fattah al-sisi, the word “lage’ (refugee)” is normally abandoned in the Egyptian culture when referring to non-Egyptians living in Egypt.

Refugees, internally displaced Africans ‘top priority’ for Egypt

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 - 01:58 GMT

FM spox said Egypt opens its doors to “ to all our fellow nationals of countries which witness crises or conflicts.”

Over 950 Syrians return home from Jordan, Lebanon - Russian military

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 11:35 GMT

Apart from that, one internally displaced Syrian has returned to the place of their permanent residence over the same period of time.

Egypt reaffirms moral, legal commitment to supporting refugees

Thu, 20 Jun 2019 - 12:03 GMT

Egypt hosts a large number of refugees from countries plagued by armed conflicts, wars, persecution, violence and inhumane conditions and offers legal protection and basic educational and health services for them.

Parliament deplores campaigns of distortion against Syrians in Egypt

Wed, 12 Jun 2019 - 03:47 GMT

Member of Parliament expres denounced the campaign of defamation against Syrians residing in Egypt.

Inspiring Syrian refugee story in Egypt

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 07:00 GMT

According to UNHCR, approximately 5 million Syrians have sought refuge across the Middle East and North Africa due to the ongoing Syrian Civil War since 2012.

Non-gov’t forum of African Commission on Human Rights discuss displacement, migration

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 - 08:10 GMT

Sharm el Sheikh hosted on Friday a symposium on African migration as part of the non-governmental forum of the African Commission on Human Rights.

Saudi Arabia ready to help Iraqi refugees, evacuees

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 11:13 GMT

Saudi Arabia is ready to help Iraqi evacuees and refugees returning home through several projects that would cater for their needs, the Saudi ambassador to Iraqi said.

Death toll at 28 after migrant boats sink off Djibouti

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 10:01 GMT

The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti rose to 28 on Wednesday, with perhaps 130 more still missing.

Sisi affirms necessity of dealing with refugees influx

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 04:31 GMT

The president noted that Egypt did not receive any international support to ease the burden and pressures from hosting the refugees in the country.