illegal migration

Sisi signs law on combating illegal migration, smuggling of migrants

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 02:59 GMT

Under the amendments, tougher penalties shall be imposed on whoever commits, initiates, or mediates in the crime of smuggling migrants.

Egypt toughens penalty on illegal migration amending penal code

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 12:57 GMT

The law divides culprits into four categories.

Egypt repatriated 80K expats home amid covid-19 crisis: Migration Minister

Fri, 28 Jan 2022 - 03:15 GMT

Makram affirmed that the country is against illegal migration, adding that Egypt has managed to prevent any illegal migration attempt since 2016 as it was declared by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

Egypt's Border guards continue efforts to fight crime, illegal immigration

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 09:23 GMT

The forces seized up to 240 arms, 120 magazines and 9,000 bullets.

Belgian Speaker values Egypt’s efforts in eliminating illegal migration

Sun, 05 Dec 2021 - 01:49 GMT

Tillieux met with her Egyptian counterpart Hanafi al-Gebali in Cairo on Saturday.

Egyptian president, Spanish PM confer over bilateral ties, regional crises

Wed, 01 Dec 2021 - 03:08 GMT

President Sisi and the Spanish prime minister agreed to form a joint ministerial committee that would convene periodically.

Egypt's FM showcases aspired areas of cooperation with EU

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 - 11:43 GMT

The minister participated Monday in the sixth Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfC) and the third European Union-Southern Neighborhood Ministerial Meeting.

Egyptian, Greek chiefs of state confer over economic cooperation, Libyan crisis

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 09:43 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi began his visit to Athens Tuesday by a bilateral meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

To prevent illegal migration, stability must return to countries from which migrants flow: Sisi

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 12:54 GMT

Stability must return to the countries whose shores are used for illegal migration, not just to protect Europe, but to protect the migrants who are “thrown into the sea,” President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a Wednesday press conference with the Hungarian Prime Minister.

Egypt, Visegrad FMs discuss illegal migration, counterterrorism, situation in Afghanistan

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 10:36 GMT

“Egypt will not establish any kind of refugee camps on its lands,” Shoukry said.

Egypt's FM discusses security, economic matters with Belgium counterpart

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with his Belgium counterpart Sophie Wilmes.

Egypt's FM discusses with Maltese counterpart 3 regional crises

Mon, 12 Jul 2021 - 11:09 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry examined with his Maltese counterpart Evarist Bartolo Sunday aspects of bilateral cooperation.

90 Egyptians locked in illegal migration center in Libya freed

Mon, 21 Jun 2021 - 02:54 GMT

All of them belong to Al Qayat village located in Minya governorate in Upper Egypt.

Egyptian president, Spanish PM discuss economic, diplomatic cooperation

Tue, 08 Jun 2021 - 12:07 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received a phone call Tuesday from Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez discussing economic and diplomatic cooperation.

Egyptian Border Guards foil 2.75K illegal migration attempts, smuggling of tons of drugs

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 04:24 GMT

The Armed Forces Spokesperson Tamer al-Refai posted Sunday a press release showcasing the efforts of the Border Guards over the past month.

Egyptian illegal immigrants released after being held hostages in Libya

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 11:10 GMT

The Libyan 444th combat brigade said in a statement that the hostages were subjected to torture and extortion.

9 Egyptians arrested in Morocco due to illegal migration attempt

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 03:38 GMT

Moroccan authorities arrested Sunday four smugglers and 20 individuals, including nine Egyptians.

Terrorism, gas constitute main themes of Egyptian, Greek chiefs of state meeting

Wed, 11 Nov 2020 - 01:19 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a joint press conference Wednesday after a meeting in Athens.

Egyptian-German center aimed at reducing illegal migration inaugurated Nov. 2

Mon, 02 Nov 2020 - 01:16 GMT

The center is established in accordance to an executive contract signed by Egypt and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ).

8th tripartite summit held among Egyptian, Cypriot, Greek heads of state

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 02:44 GMT

The Tripartite Cooperation Mechanism Summit was held on Wednesday in Nicosia.