Fishermen

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.

Bahrain to sue Qatar over seizing 15 boats with 20 fishermen

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 09:23 GMT

The Bahraini Foreign Ministry confirmed on Wednesday that it has assigned a law firm to follow the seizing of 15 boats with 20 fishermen on board by the authorities

Libya releases 7 detained Egyptian fishermen

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 12:28 GMT

The Egyptian government’s contacts succeeded Saturday in securing the release of 7 detained fishermen by the Libyan army

Fourth dead body of sunken boat in Port Said recovered

Mon, 29 May 2017 - 05:10 GMT

The naval forces recovered a fourth dead body of sailor Salama Fouda. Fouda was one of the fishermen of sunken boast in Port Said.

Egypt intervenes to help fishermen detained in Saudi Arabia

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Egypt’s consulate in Jedda has communicated with six Egyptian fishermen detained in Saudi Arabia and is working to resolving the dispute with their sponsor.

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