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Some 3,000 migrant children remain separated from their parents and held in federal custody, in detention centres at the southwest border with Mexico, decried by critics of US President Donald Trump’s zero-tolerance policy regarding illegal immigration. Thousands of miles away, where about 40 people were rescued, more than 60 migrants are reportedly missing in the …
The Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced in its annual bulletin on immigration that the number of people who obtained approval to migrate (legal emigrants) and who acquired the status of emigrant abroad decreased by about 5.2%. The bulletin explained that the number of Egyptian emigrants who obtained approval to migrate reached …
Abdel Shahid chaired the event in Cairo, attendees included representatives of over 20 embassies and development agencies
Worldwide migration deaths are on the rise, driven by growing numbers of refugees lost at sea in the Mediterranean, according to new data from the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Tom Rollins reports.
Fewer migrants are arriving in Greece – the EU’s deal with Turkey appears to be working. But for how long? The EU continues to demand visas for Turks entering the bloc, much to Ankara’s displeasure.
All EU states should finally join the plan to tackle the migration crisis, says Jean-Claude Juncker. But his recent speech revealed both his frustration and Merkel’s increasing isolation, writes DW’s Max Hofmann.
Rocket-propelled grenades recovered, Ministry of Defence says
Continuing illegal immigration attempts at traversing the Mediterranean Sea have been halted by Egyptian navy during current refugee predicament
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
Hundreds of thousands of street children are particularly at risk
Egyptian, Libyan officials held talks in Matruh last month, and agreed to open the borders to Libyans entering Egypt
We have invested some CHF 25m that covers our framework agreement with Egyptian government, says Leitner
EU increasingly criticised for placing more efforts on militarising Mediterranean rather than saving migrants’ lives
President Al-Sisi met with Kammenos to discuss Libya and other regional issues
By Bjørn Lomborg There is a way to make the poor of this world $500bn better off, but this solution is rarely discussed. This matters, because the international community is gearing up to produce the next set of development goals for 2015-2030, to follow on from the Millennium Development Goals. $2.5tr in development aid, …
The migrants had entered Egypt through underground smuggling tunnels
Illegal immigration attempts continue despite turmoil in Libya
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reiterated travel warnings to Libya due to ongoing conflicts between rival militias and has called on Egyptians residing there to exercise utmost caution and keep away from armed clashes.
Talks held about military cooperation and exchange of experience and information between both countries
Defendants are facing military prosecution
Egypt is host to many migratory birds each year
The latest group deported adds to the hundreds of Egyptians who have already been deported from Libya in 2013 alone
By Bradnee Chambers Political instability brings economic hardship, social upheaval and human suffering in its wake, with sometimes devastating impacts on the environment. The excessive trapping of migratory birds is an example of history repeating itself as political instability leads to increased damage to nature. Collaborative and workable solutions are needed. Nets to catch birds …