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In 2017, Egypt experienced highest number of arrivals since 2013, close to 40,000, UNHCR says
A boat carrying hundreds of illegal migrants sank on Wednesday
The Egyptian president addressed the UN general assembly at the summit for migrants and refugees
As the European Union searches for solutions to its migrant crisis, a program for returning migrants in Tunisia boasts a stunning success rate.
Afghan asylum seekers in Germany say the recent terror attack in Würzburg could further delay their asylum applications and trigger a backlash against them. They urge not to be painted with the same brush.
Italy’s Coast Guard says it has rescued more than 4,500 migrants from the Mediterranean in the past 24 hours. Italy has become a main entry point for Europe-bound asylum seekers since the closure of the Balkan route.
The agreement restricts refugees’ entrance to Europe, violates international law, says FM spokesperson
The news comes following the documentation of high numbers of Egyptian minors travelling to Italy
Rocket-propelled grenades recovered, Ministry of Defence says
Ambassador Moran says the parliament has been “conspicuous by its absence”
Ministry accuses Europe of paying lip-service to human rights
A Hungarian court has ordered four men arrested over the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria to be remanded in custody until 29 September . Police believe the suspects are part of a people smuggling gang
List of successes by armed forces includes migrants and drugs seizures
Figure is identical to number of reported arrests mid-July
Though not career smugglers, many fishermen turn to trafficking during tough times
Despite spike in attacks against Egyptians, many continue to cross Libyan border
Fleeing for a better life, people are risking their lives for better opportunities elsewhere
Group allegedly attempted to travel to Italy illegally
The Libyan conflict could hurt the already struggling Egyptian economy
By Omar Khedr For its 2014 forecasts, the World Bank predicts that Egypt’s economy will grow by 2.4% followed by a further 2.9% expansion in 2015. Endowed with a young population, Egypt has a strong potential to kickstart its economic development programme. In fact, Goldman Sachs – one of the largest investment banks in the …
In an exclusive interview with Daily News Egypt, Egypt’s ambassador to Jordan outlines the strong ties between the two countries.
The Salloum border crossing has been shut for trucks in both directions until further notice
Most of the migrants and asylum seekers arriving in Italy come from Eritrea or Syria and are departing from Libya.
AFP – Several people were reported killed on Monday after a boat packed with around 400 migrants sank off the coast of southern Italy, Italian media reported, adding that around 200 of the passengers had already been rescued. ANSA news agency said the incident happened some 100 nautical miles (185 kilometres, 115 miles) from the …