Immigration

30-day sports Challenge: New Program encouraging Egyptian expats to exercise

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 04:24 GMT

Ministry of Immigration called on Egyptians abroad to participate in the “30-day Virtual Sports Challenge” aiming to encourage children of Egyptian expatriates to exercise wherever they are.

In African languages, Egypt releases video on Nile water rights

Sun, 28 Jun 2020 - 07:38 GMT

Titled “The Nile is our Life”, the video was also released in Arabic, English, French, German, Chinese, Russian, and Italian.

Egypt's journey of bringing home thousands of stranded citizens in time of coronavirus pandemic

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 12:34 GMT

Since the suspension of international aviation on March 19, Egypt operated exceptional flights to bring home thousands of stranded Egyptians.

Immigration Min. hails success of initatives connecting expats

Fri, 31 Jan 2020 - 05:14 GMT

The minister further hailed the success achieved by a number of initiatives such as the “Egypt Can” series of conferences that encouraged more Egyptians to attract investors.

How Egypt makes millions of refugees feel at home

Wed, 30 Oct 2019 - 07:12 GMT

As Egypt has embraced around five million refugees, according to President Abdel Fattah al-sisi, the word “lage’ (refugee)” is normally abandoned in the Egyptian culture when referring to non-Egyptians living in Egypt.

Over 950 Syrians return home from Jordan, Lebanon - Russian military

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 - 11:35 GMT

Apart from that, one internally displaced Syrian has returned to the place of their permanent residence over the same period of time.

Cairo to host 5th Pan-Africa Forum on Migration

Fri, 13 Sep 2019 - 12:39 GMT

Around 250 representatives of AU member states will meet in Cairo to attend the forum.

Egyptian expats to visit Suez Canal, Galala City

Sun, 14 Jul 2019 - 11:07 GMT

The Ministry of Immigration is organizing field trips to mega development projects for participants in the first conference of Egyptian expats associations.

Inspiring Syrian refugee story in Egypt

Thu, 30 May 2019 - 07:00 GMT

According to UNHCR, approximately 5 million Syrians have sought refuge across the Middle East and North Africa due to the ongoing Syrian Civil War since 2012.

UNHCR warns of dangers of illegal Mediterranean crossings

Sat, 11 May 2019 - 01:38 GMT

UNHCR Special Envoy for the Mediterranean Vincent Cochetel stressed that the drowning of 65 people off the coast of Tunisia recently is “a tragic and terrible reminder of the risks still faced by those who attempt to cross the Mediterranean”.

14 Egyptians arrested in Uganda for forged documents

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 02:26 GMT

The 14 detainees refused to unveil the identity of individual(s) involved in providing them with the fake documents, according to the Ugandan authorities.

Nostos 3 targets cooperation among Egyptian, Greek, Cypriot expats in Australia - min.

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 04:26 GMT

Immigration Minister Nabila Makram said the third edition of "Roots Revival" initiative (Nostos 3), set to be launched in late March, aims at boosting cultural and trade cooperation among the Egyptian, Greek and Cypriot expat communities in Australia.

Immigration min. urges Egyptian expats to register for their conf. in homeland in April

Mon, 11 Feb 2019 - 11:18 GMT

Makram urged Egyptian expats to register for attending a conference on Egyptian entities abroad which will be held in Cairo in April.

UK's post-Brexit immigration system will not include target

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 10:49 GMT

The British government's post-Brexit plans will not include a specific target to reduce annual net migration, the interior minister said on Wednesday.

Thousands march in Brussels against U.N. migration pact

Mon, 17 Dec 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration.

BBC criticized for ‘inaccurate’, ‘unprofessional’ report about Japan

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 08:28 GMT

Japan in Arabic, an initiative to introduce Japan and its culture to the Arab readers has sharply criticized BBC

Trump to crack down on asylum seekers in immigration speech

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 10:20 GMT

The United States will deny asylum to people who enter the country through a non-legal port of entry.

Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 08:29 GMT

President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close the US-Mexican border against an "onslaught" of migrants.

Trump threatens to cut US aid to three central countries over immigration

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 12:04 GMT

US President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to three Central American nations if they let people travel to the U.S. illegally.

Head of U.S. immigration judges' union denounces Trump quota plan

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The Trump administration's plan to impose a quota system on U.S. immigration judges represents a "new and dark era.

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