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Egypt to stop issuing commercial permits to ‘successful’ Syrians citing ‘Muslim Brotherhood, Qatar’ as reason

Egypt‘s Minister of Local Development, Mahmoud Sharawi, sent an internal circular to all governors and deputies in the country, demanding a halt to new licenses for shops owned by Syrians, according to The New Arab’s Arabic language service.

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Refugees in Egypt: ‘Hunger at home, coronavirus on the streets’

Hanan Adam arrived in Egypt as a refugee from Sudan five years ago. The 39-year-old lives with her seven children in 6th of October City and used to find work as a day laborer in various factories producing refrigerators and light bulbs before they started laying off Sudanese workers, she …

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Illegal immigration from Egypt to Europe down to almost zero: IOM chief

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) Director General António Vitorino said on Saturday that the rate of illegal immigration from Egypt to Europe has decreased over the past months to almost zero, thanks to effective measures taken by the Egyptian government.

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