Egyptians arrive, after evacuation from Afghanistan, at an airport in Cairo, Egypt, Aug. 23, 2021. (Photo by Mohamed Asad/Xinhua)
Members of the Egyptian community, Al Azhar mission, and the Egyptian embassy staff in Afghanistan returned home safely in the early hours of Tuesday, state-run MENA news agency reported.
"Upon directives of President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, the Armed Forces dispatched a military plane to Afghanistan to safely evacuate the Egyptians from Kabul," it said.
More than 40 Egyptians have returned, it added.
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