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Human remains found in Upper Egypt renew organ trade fears

Heaps of unidentified human bones and remains were found by locals on several sites on a desert road near Egypt’s southern province of Asyut, reported Egyptian media earlier this week.

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Egypt renews rejection of establishing camps to shelter refugees

Egypt renewed Monday its rejection of the establishment of camps to shelter refugees in Egypt or the settling of foreign nationals on its lands, and the country signed an agreement with Germany regarding immigration, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmed Abou Zaid said in a statement.

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Egypt, Germany sign cooperation agreement in solving illegal migration problem

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry witnessed Sunday the signing of an agreement between Egypt and Germany to cooperate in facing illegal migration, in a meeting he held with his German counterpart Sigmar Polke in Berlin.

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Egypt takes fight against illegal migration to the airwaves

Egypt has taken to the airwaves to raise awareness among young people and their families about the severe consequences of illegal migration. The government produced a host of radio ads and two serial programs last month to fight the practice, which has been growing wildly.

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Passport to salvation: Egypt’s human traffickers find new loophole

After 489 people drowned off the Libyan coast on September 15 2014, Hassan Abdel Qader had to think of a safer way to achieve his dream of going to Europe, avoiding what is now known as “death boats” in the Mediterranean.

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