Egyptian authorities have denied reports that two employees of Sharm al-Sheikh airport have been detained for questioning in connection with the downing of the Russian jet in October.
15 Sudanese nationals killed in attempt to enter Israel
Fifteen Sudanese nationals were shot dead in Egypt’s North Sinai, near the Egypt-Israeli border, in the late hours of Sunday evening, as they attempted to cross over to Israel.
360M EGP allocated to compensate former Sinai buffer zone inhabitants: ESA
A total of 360 million EGP ($45.9 million) has been allocated to compensate former residents of the Sinai borders with Gaza, head of the Egyptian Survey Authority (ESA) Medhat Kamal told Youm7 Monday.
Sudan angry at Egypt’s mistreatment of its nationalsdpuf
The Sudanese parliament and the Sudanese embassy in Cairo have both expressed concerns over the mistreatment of Sudanese nationals by Egyptian police and security forces.
Egypt authorities should end ‘non-judicial restrictions’ on citizens’ travel – HRW
CAIRO, Nov. 1 (Aswat Masriya) – Human Rights Watch (HRW) says it has documented at least 32 cases in which “airport security officers confiscated the passport of political activists and workers in nongovernmental groups.”
Egypt to found court on human trafficking, illegal immigration
Egypt will found a court specialized in human trafficking and illegal immigration, Justice Minister Ahmed el-Zend announced Friday during a meeting with William Lacy, head of the International Organization for Migration.
Armed forces foil 2,215 illegal immigration attempts in September
The armed forces released a statement Monday on the results of a security campaign against illegal immigration as well as arms and drugs smuggling in September.
Response to New York Times Article “As Egypt Floods Gaza Tunnels, Smugglers Fear an End to Their Trade”
he article published by the New York Times On 7 October 2015, with the title “As Egypt Floods Gaza Tunnels, Smugglers Fear an End to Their Trade” ironically criticises the Egyptian government for seeking to limit illegal smuggling across its borders. The opening paragraphs of the article are audaciously intended …
Egypt’s mass home demolitions in Sinai ‘breach international law’
The Egyptian military’s campaign against Islamic insurgents in northern Sinai is harming thousands of civilians and risks turning more people against the government, Human Rights Watch said in a report Tuesday.
Smugglers could face life sentence under new migration bill
People convicted of facilitating undocumented migration into, or out of, Egypt could soon face life imprisonment and fines of up to LE500,000, according to a migration bill approved by the National Security Committee on September 6.