Illegal immigration

Libyan authorities working on releasing Egyptians kidnapped in Tripoli, source tells Egypt Today

Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 07:48 GMT

Libyan authorities are working on releasing 38 Egyptian citizens kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli, a source told Egypt Today.

25 illegal immigrants drown in Libya including two Egyptian families: Red Crescent official

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 07:56 GMT

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.

Spanish FM says Egypt good model of facing illegal immigration

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 11:28 GMT

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.

Danish FM hails Egypt’s successful efforts to halt illegal immigration

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 - 06:20 GMT

Egyptian and Danish foreign ministers have discussed the need to continue efforts to face extremism and terrorist acts.

Egypt’s authorities arrest 86 illegal immigrants in Giza, Aswan

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 09:30 GMT

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: Egypt has successful, unique experience in combating illegal immigration

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 04:28 GMT

NCHR president explained the illegal immigration's ways in Africa and the reasons for it, including climate change and terrorism.

Egyptian NGO sheds light on illegal migration, Turkey’s abuses

Sun, 26 Jan 2020 - 01:48 GMT

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.

IOM official says illegal immigration in Egypt almost disappeared

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 12:57 GMT

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

Human Rights National Council urges ending causes of illegal migration

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 - 11:05 GMT

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.

Police arrests 2 over forging documents for illegal migration

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 11:20 GMT

The two persons had been using innovative means and modern technology in issuing forged documents.

Amb. Gabr lauds outcome of Egypt's law to fight illegal migration

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt has successfully limited illegal immigration as a result of dealing seriously with the phenomenon and controlling the borders.

ACA arrests criminals involved in illegal immigration

Mon, 01 Apr 2019 - 08:33 GMT

The Administrative Control Authority (ACA) managed to expose the activities of an organized crime gang in the field of illegal immigration.

Egyptian, Swiss FMs talk regional issues, illegal immigration

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 10:39 GMT

Shoukri said that Switzerland is an important partner to Egypt, adding that Egypt looks forward to enhancing Egyptian-Swiss cooperation.

Egypt thwarts infiltration of 87 migrants to Libya through Salloum

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 11:32 GMT

The migrants were caught while trying to cross the border through some desert routes.

In Pics: Egyptian army arrests 2,770 illegal immigrants in 2019

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 12:35 GMT

The forces seized 1,800 kilograms of prohibited hemp, 800 kilograms of cannabis essence, and 1 million drug tablets.

Lithuania seeks to cooperate with Egypt in trade, technology: Linkevičius

Thu, 24 Jan 2019 - 01:52 GMT

Linkevičius was keen to hear the Egyptian assessment of the developments in the Middle East, especially Egyptian efforts in terms of the Palestinian cause.

IOM to deepen relations with Egypt to combat illegal immigration

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 09:08 GMT

António Vitorino, expressed his keenness to deepen the bilateral relations with Egypt, namely in the field of combating illegal immigration.

409 Egyptians back home from Libya

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 12:53 GMT

As many as 409 Egyptians returned home from Libya via Salloum crossing over the past 24 hours.

Initiative on reuniting Egyptian families in Italy targets uprooting illegal migration: min.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 10:54 GMT

Manpower Minister Mohamed Saffan said on Thursday that an initiative on reuniting families of expat Egyptians working in Italy contributes to uprooting illegal migration.

Libyan Coast Guard picks up 315 migrants including Egyptians

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 - 09:16 GMT

The Libyan Coast Guard picked up Wednesday 315 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, including Egyptians, on their way to Europe aboard inflatable boats.