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26 Sep 2015 description
report Sudan Tribune

September 26, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - An Egyptian security official Saturday said the authorities rescued 174 illegal immigrants, mostly Sudanese as they were heading to Europe on a boat, 47 nautical miles north west of Mersa Matruh.

Egypt’s al-Youm al-Sabi’i daily newspaper quoted the director of security in Mersa Matruh, Maj. Gen. Hashim Lutfi, as saying that the rescued immigrants include 23 Egyptians and 151 from nine other countries.

14 Dec 2011 description
report Government of Egypt

Within the framework of the Egyptian government support to the friendly African states, the Egyptian Fund for Technical Cooperation with Africa presented food and medical assistance to Djibouti to help alleviate the impacts of the drought which hit the country in the early days of 2011.