Egyptian government disburses financial aid to families of fishermen banned from work abroad

Sun, 30 Apr 2023 - 10:27 GMT

The total number of fishermen banned, and who have been to Saudi Arabia, amounts to 70.

Egyptian government subsidizes renovation of 680 fishing boats, distributes 210 new ones

Mon, 23 Jan 2023 - 12:14 GMT

Those are owned by small fishermen in Kafr El Sheikh, Sohag, and Luxor.

Egyptian Ministry of Social Solidarity details support granted to 42K fishermen

Tue, 03 Jan 2023 - 02:43 GMT

The ministry also gave extra support to fishermen in specific geographical areas.

3 new initiatives launched within Egypt's 'Safe Shore' targeted at fishermen

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 12:39 GMT

The second phase of 'Safe Shore' has already begun.

‘Safe Shore’ initiative targeted at 45K Egyptian fishermen is worth LE150M

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 01:37 GMT

In the launching ceremony, the first batch of fishing equipment and diving suits was handed to 1,100 fishermen.

'A Safe Shore' initiative to be launched May 27 to serve 42K Egyptian fishermen

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 02:56 GMT

In the inauguration ceremony, the first batch of fishing equipment and diving suits will be handed to fishermen.

Egyptian fishermen arrive in Cairo after being held for months in Eritrea for illegal fishing

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 12:02 GMT

A group of Egyptian fishermen who had been held in Eritrea have come home safely after month-long of diplomatic efforts, according to Egypt’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday.

Families of 120 fishermen detained in Eritrea call for their release

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 02:45 GMT

Families of 120 Egyptian fishermen in El-Borg town in Damietta demanded the release of their relatives who were detained by Eritrean navy forces last month.

Egypt affirms keenness releasing fishermen held in Eritrea

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 01:26 GMT

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed to his Eritrean counterpart Osman Saleh Mohammed Egypt's keenness on releasing fishermen held in Eretria as quickly as possible.

7 Egyptian fishermen held in Libya over illegal fishing released

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 10:33 GMT

Seven Egyptian fishermen who were detained in Libya over illegal fishing are released after paying fine, announced Head of Fishermen Syndicate Mohamed Sharaby.

Egypt follows up situation of 17 Egyptian fishermen detained in Tunisia

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 09:53 GMT

The Egyptian embassy in Tunis is taking all necessary measures to be sure of the safety of the fishermen.

Egypt brings back 32 fishermen detained in Yemen

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 09:41 GMT

The Egyptian authorities have succeeded in bringing back 32 fishermen, who were detained in Yemen for two months.

Two Egyptian fishermen held in Iran released

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 12:17 GMT

The two fishermen were on board of Emeriti ship and entered illegally into the Iranian territorial water.

9 fishermen rescued after boat breaks in Red Sea

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 - 02:13 GMT

The society received a distress signal from a fishing boat called “Lolo’a” carrying nine fishermen after a technical failure while sailing in Zaafrana area in northern Red Sea.

Egyptian Embassy in Cyprus receives Egyptian fishermen held by Turkish forces

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 10:01 GMT

Egypt’s Ambassador to Cyprus received the four Egyptian fishermen who were taken into custody by Turkish forces in Northern Cyprus last week for allegedly fishing without license.

Egyptian ambassador in Cyprus receives freed fishermen

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 02:57 GMT

Egypt’s Ambassador to Cyprus Mai Khalil received on Saturday the four Egyptian fishermen who were taken into custody by Turkish forces in Northern Cyprus

Egyptian fishermen held by Turkish-occupied Cyprus released

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 08:45 GMT

The Egyptian fishermen were fined €500 over charges of illegal entry and unlicensed fishing

Turkish forces detain a Cypriot fishing vessel with 4 Egyptian fishermen

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 12:05 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Nicosia has reported that the Turkish occupation forces detained a Cypriot fishing vessel with four Egyptian fishermen sailors on board near the coast of Northern Cyprus

Saudi Arabia has freed three Iranian fishermen detained last year - IRNA

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 - 08:19 GMT

Saudi Arabia has freed three Iranian fishermen detained by the kingdom's coastguard last year.

16 Egyptian fishermen rescued near Libyan coast

Mon, 18 Dec 2017 - 04:18 GMT

Sixteen Egyptian fishermen, whose boat was partially destroyed near the Libyan coast, were rescued by an Italian boat belonging to NATO.