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

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 01:48 GMT

The ministry launched investigations to collect all the needed data on the immigrants, as two of them were Arab nationals.

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.

IOM chief lauded efforts exerted by Egypt for fighting human trafficking

Wed, 31 Jul 2019 - 08:00 GMT

Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Laurent De Boeck on Tuesday lauded efforts exerted by Egypt for fighting human trafficking.

‘Let’s complete each other’: Egypt urges integration of peoples

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 - 12:01 GMT

The Egyptian government, in cooperation with the Swiss embassy in Cairo and the IOM, calling for fund raising for migrants, who seek achieving projects they dream of.

Karim, Yassin appointed as goodwill ambassadors for IOM

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 - 09:23 GMT

The International Organisation for Migration in Egypt (IOM) has held a press conference to announce the appointment of Egyptian star actors Nelly Karim and Asser Yassin as goodwill ambassadors for the organisation.

Boat carrying 86 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coasts: IOM

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 04:50 GMT

Three of the migrants were rescued, Alarabiya Alhadath reported.

One migrant child dies each day worldwide, UN data shows

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 - 01:44 GMT

At least 32,000 migrants globally, including 1,600 children, have died on dangerous journeys in search of better lives since it began compiling data on migrant deaths and disappearances in 2014.

Egypt is becoming a safe space that attracts a lot of people: IOM Egypt Chief

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 11:34 GMT

“Egyptians welcome the people generally and they do contribute to, or to participate in the resolution of the conflict in international platforms in Syria or in Yemen.”

Egypt’s legal framework supports efforts to stop human trafficking: IOM Egypt Chief

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 01:22 GMT

“They [the Egyptian government] are tackling the networks and there is a very advanced level and very high commitment in Egypt.”

Media is vital for informing people on positive role of migration: IOM Egypt Chief

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 11:43 GMT

“We certainly look to the Media to pass accurate information on who the migrants are, what they contribute to society, and what they do positively.”

INTERVIEW: IOM Egypt Chief commends efforts to regulate irregular migration

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 - 01:07 GMT

"There is less departure to Europe thanks to the commitment of the Egypt since 2016."

MSMEDA signs 5 contracts for youth employment in Assiut

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 01:54 GMT

The SME development authority (MSMEDA) will sign five contracts for youth employment in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Assiut.

Libyan coastguards recover bodies of 11 migrants - spokesman

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 01:40 GMT

Libyan coastguards recovered the bodies of 11 migrants who died off Libya's western shore during an attempted crossing to Italy on Sunday, a spokesman said.

Ken Isaacs – Trump’s controversial nominee for IOM

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 07:20 GMT

The American administration has made another controversial move by announcing Ken Isaacs as the U.S. nominee for heading IOM.

UN: Refugees contribute to Egypt's economy with $800M

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 05:11 GMT

The United Nations said that Egypt received 3-4 million refugees who contribute to Egypt’s economy by $800 million.

Egyptians abroad transferred $17B in FY2015/16

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 01:21 GMT

“Remittances of Egyptian expats can be used as capital in various projects that aim for industrial development,” Graziani noted.

Mediterranean migrant arrivals reach 133,640 in 2017: IOM

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 12:36 GMT

IOM said in a report that 133,640 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2017 through 20 September

UN trying to improve 'terrible' migrant detention conditions in Libya

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 10:46 GMT

The UN agency for migration is trying to improve "terrible" conditions for migrants detained in Libya, and repatriate those willing and able to go home.

Libya remains top priority for UN migration agency: Swing

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 02:09 GMT

The UN Migration Agency’s Director General William Lacy Swing returned to Tripoli earlier this week where he reiterated that Libya remains IOM’s top priority.

Dozens of migrants believed missing off Libya

Sat, 08 Jul 2017 - 01:58 GMT

Libyan coast guards rescued about 85 migrants off the shore east of Tripoli on Saturday but about 40 more migrants were believed to be missing