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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/30/2021 8:21:07 PM
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Tuesday that the COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted migration flows and labour mobility as well as remittances from expats to their home countries.

World - Region
11/30/2021 7:48:12 PM
The head of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees said Tuesday it was unable to pay its 28,000 employees on time this month because of a major funding crisis, warning of potential cuts in vital services to millions of people amid a global pandemic.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/29/2021 5:52:02 PM
Egypt’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned on Monday a brutal attack conducted by armed militants on a refugee camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

World - Region
11/25/2021 8:58:46 PM
A group of 93 asylum seekers stuck in Libya were evacuated to Italy on Thursday in the first flight of its kind in two years, the UN refugee agency said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/24/2021 11:12:00 AM
The attempts by hundreds of Iraqi refugees to enter the EU from Belarus last week have once again underscored the plight of Iraqis seeking to find a better life abroad

World - Region
11/19/2021 3:44:17 PM
More than 28,000 Afghans have applied for temporary admission into the U.S. for humanitarian reasons since shortly before the Taliban recaptured Afghanistan and sparked a chaotic U.S. withdrawal, but only about 100 of them have been approved, according to federal officials.

World - International
11/17/2021 9:49:49 PM
The European Commission confirmed Wednesday that it will hold "technical talks" with Belarus on how to repatriate migrants seeking to cross the Polish border.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/16/2021 10:32:00 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called on Tuesday for sustainable financing for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees' (UNRWA) programmes to enable the agency to serve the Palestinian refugees.

World - Region
11/13/2021 3:41:21 PM
Three Iraqi nationals, including a woman, were killed in violence inside the northeastern Syrian camp of Al-Hol that houses relatives of suspected jihadists, a monitor said Saturday.

Multimedia - In Pictures
11/12/2021 11:09:30 PM

World - Region
11/12/2021 1:07:47 PM
Turkey's Civil Aviation Authority said Friday that the country is halting airline ticket sales to Iraqi, Syrian and Yemeni citizens wanting to travel to Belarus, which in recent months became a route for migrants and refugees to enter the European Union.

World - International
11/11/2021 9:13:30 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused the Greek prime minister of telling "lies" after Athens accused Ankara of "instrumentalising migration".

Egypt - Society
11/11/2021 4:16:31 PM
Two years ago, a 15-year-old Sudanese girl arrived in Egypt as an unaccompanied refugee. Her mother compelled her to flee her homeland because of a serious threat to her life there. The girl was raped in Cairo by a Sudanese national, and her life spiralled downward from there. Suffering is visible on her face, giving her a distinct personality and reflecting the awful torment she has endured her whole life. The apparent suffering on her face reflects abuse, dread, deprivation, worry, and deep estrangement in a harsh present that does not portend a compassionate future.

World - International
11/11/2021 3:09:10 PM
The number of people around the world forced to abandon their homes likely increased to more than 84 million in the first half of this year, an increase fueled in particular by conflicts in Africa, the UN refugee agency said Thursday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
11/9/2021 8:39:39 PM
Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party has been playing on hostility to Syrian refugees as a way of directing attention away from its own shortcomings, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/5/2021 12:42:09 PM
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and United Nations Resident Coordinator Elena Panova launched in Cairo on Thursday a joint platform offering resources to migrants and refugees in Egypt, the Egyptian foreign ministry said.

World - International
11/1/2021 10:29:34 PM
Bulgaria on Monday deployed 350 soldiers to the border with Turkey to help police cope with the growing influx of migrants, the defence minister announced.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
10/26/2021 9:42:16 PM
Presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey are still 19 months away, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid, but politicians and political parties are already gearing up for what observers have described as a watershed event

World - Region
10/23/2021 9:44:41 PM
The U.S. is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little publicly about a small group who remain overseas: dozens who triggered potential security issues during security vetting and have been sent to an American base in the Balkan nation of Kosovo.

World - Region
10/13/2021 5:49:53 PM
A Sudanese migrant was beaten, shot and killed in Libya after escaping from a government-run detention center in the North African country, the U.N. refugee agency said on Wednesday.

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