Libyan authorities are working on releasing 38 Egyptian citizens kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a source told Egypt Today.
Four Egyptian children have drowned along with their families as they were immigrating illegally from Libya to Italy, according to Libyan Red Crescent official Hassan Albi.
Spain's Minister of Foreign Affairs Arancha González Laya affirmed the need to thwart attempts of illegal immigration in the countries bordering the Mediterranean, hailing Egypt as a good model in facing the phenomenon.
Egyptian and Danish foreign ministers have discussed the need to continue efforts to face extremism and terrorist acts.
Egypt’s Ministry of Interior has arrested 86 illegal immigrants in Giza and Aswan, according to a Wednesday statement. It was added that the ministry received information about a number of illegal immigrants in Giza coming from several countries.
NCHR president explained the illegal immigration's ways in Africa and the reasons for it, including climate change and terrorism.
An Egyptian human rights group is set to publish its first report on illegal immigration later on Sunday, months after President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said not even a case of illegal immigration has been recorded in Egypt since September 2016.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM’s) Chief of Mission to Egypt, Laurent de Boeck, praised an Egyptian national initiative that aims at limiting illegal immigration, saying illegal immigration through Egypt almost stopped thanks to the Egyp
Head of the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) Mohamed Fayek on Wednesday said that terrorism and armed conflicts along with poverty and unemployment are the major causes of illegal migration.
The two persons had been using innovative means and modern technology in issuing forged documents.
Egypt has successfully limited illegal immigration as a result of dealing seriously with the phenomenon and controlling the borders.
The Administrative Control Authority (ACA) managed to expose the activities of an organized crime gang in the field of illegal immigration.
Shoukri said that Switzerland is an important partner to Egypt, adding that Egypt looks forward to enhancing Egyptian-Swiss cooperation.
The migrants were caught while trying to cross the border through some desert routes.
The forces seized 1,800 kilograms of prohibited hemp, 800 kilograms of cannabis essence, and 1 million drug tablets.
Linkevičius was keen to hear the Egyptian assessment of the developments in the Middle East, especially Egyptian efforts in terms of the Palestinian cause.
António Vitorino, expressed his keenness to deepen the bilateral relations with Egypt, namely in the field of combating illegal immigration.
As many as 409 Egyptians returned home from Libya via Salloum crossing over the past 24 hours.
Manpower Minister Mohamed Saffan said on Thursday that an initiative on reuniting families of expat Egyptians working in Italy contributes to uprooting illegal migration.
The Libyan Coast Guard picked up Wednesday 315 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, including Egyptians, on their way to Europe aboard inflatable boats.