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Eritrean migrant killed on border with Israel

CAIRO: Egyptian police shot dead an Eritrean migrant as he tried to cross the border illegally into Israel, a security official told AFP on Thursday. "Police warned the man not to cross but he failed to stop and was fatally shot" late on Wednesday, the official said. The body of the migrant, who has not …


Four migrants shot dead near Israeli border

CAIRO: Four African migrants, believed to be from Sudan, were on Saturday shot and killed by Egyptian police as they attempted to enter Israel, a security services official said. The four were part of a group trying to cross the Egyptian-Israeli border when they were spotted by a police patrol. Since the start of the …


Egyptian border police shoot dead Eritrean migrant

EL-ARISH: Egyptian security officials say border police have killed an Eritrean woman trying to sneak across the border into Israel. Officials say the 20-year-old woman did not heed warnings from Egyptian border guards before they shot her in the chest and arms as she was trying to cross into Israel some 65 miles (100 kilometers) …


Egypt police say migrant killed at Israel border

CAIRO: Egyptian police shot dead an African migrant trying to cross illegally into Israel on Sunday, the latest in a string of deadly incidents on the porous desert border, a security official said. A patrol spotted the man near the border in the Sinai, and he was shot twice in the stomach after failing to …


The state of African refugees in Egypt

By Omnia Al Desoukie CAIRO: Latika, a 50-year-old Ethiopian woman, stated her life in Egypt is like “living in a cage.” Latika, who once struggled with security troops in her home country over her opposition to the Ethiopian government, fled Ethiopia in the hope of finding a better life. She came to Egypt in order to …


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