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  • Three sentenced to death in Sohag over murders

    Date: 2019-02-06 18:20:51 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:81 - ID:7792339

    SOHAG, Egypt, Feb 6 (MENA) - Sohag's criminal court on Wednesday sentenced three defendants to death after it saw them guilty in two murder cases. The court had referred the two cases and their verdicts to Egypt’s top religious official, the ....

  • Retrial of 33 persons in Fatah Mosque incidents delayed till March 4

    Date: 2019-02-06 17:17:13 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:76 - ID:7792419

    CAIRO, Feb 6 (MENA) - The Cairo Criminal Court on Wednesday adjourned till March 4 the retrial of 33 persons in the Fatah Mosque incidents case to continue hearing testimonies. The defendants were previously handed down sentences ranging from 10 ....

  • Top prosecutor orders keeping in custody 22 over illegal migration charges

    Date: 2019-02-06 16:22:51 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:70 - ID:7792314

    CAIRO, Feb 6 (MENA) - Public prosecutor Nabil Ahmed Sadeq decided on Wednesday to keep in custody 22 persons after prolonged investigations over illegal migration charges. The public funds prosecution investigated into activities of four ....

  • Court delays to March 2 retrial of 32 defendants in case of dispersing Nahda sit-in

    Date: 2019-02-06 13:53:01 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:51 - ID:7791904

    CAIRO, Feb 6 (MENA) - The Giza Criminal Court postponed to March 2 the retrial of 32 defendants in the case of dispersing the 2013 Nahda sit-in. The defendants are accused of murder and disrupting social peace and security along with jeopardizing ....

  • Court rejects challenges by 16 defendants in "missiles cell" case

    Date: 2019-02-06 12:02:44 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:33 - ID:7791620

    CAIRO, Feb 6 (MENA) - The Court of Cassation on Wednesday rejected challenges by 16 defendants against their prison sentences in the case known in the media as "the missiles cell". All 36 defendants implicated in the case were charged with setting ....

  • Retrial of ex-finance min. delayed to April 2

    Date: 2019-02-05 18:42:35 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:91 - ID:7790785

    CAIRO, Feb 5 (MENA) - A Cairo court on Tuesday adjourned to April 2 the retrial of former finance minister Youssef Boutros-Ghali on charges of squandering public funds. In this case, he was sentenced in absentia to 15 years of rigorous ....

  • Court delays trial of customs authority ex-head on bribery charges

    Date: 2019-02-05 18:21:56 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:88 - ID:7790819

    PORT SAID, Egypt, Feb 5 (MENA) – The Port Said Criminal Court on Tuesday adjourned till March 3 the trial of the customs authority's former head Gamal Abdel Azim, along with six other officials, on bribery charges. The court’s decision was taken ....

  • 17 defendants remanded in custody over terror charges

    Date: 2019-02-05 18:13:06 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:86 - ID:7790776

    CAIRO, Feb 5 (MENA) - The Supreme State Security Prosecution on Tuesday ordered 17 defendants to be remanded in custody for 15 days pending investigations over charges of forming a terror group. Earlier, the same prosecution ordered keeping 25 ....

  • Trial of 70 defendants of "Popular Resistance Committee in Nahia and Kerdasa" adjourned till Feb. 17

    Date: 2019-02-05 13:30:37 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:62 - ID:7790276

    CAIRO, Feb 5 (MENA) - The Cairo Criminal Court postponed Tuesday until February 17 the trial of 70 defendants involved in a case known in the media as the "Popular Resistance Committee in Nahia and Kerdasa". The decision was made by the court to ....

  • Military court seeks Mufti's opinion on 8 possible death sentences

    Date: 2019-02-04 20:15:10 GMT - Egypt - Justice - SN:85 - ID:7789201

    CAIRO, Feb 4 (MENA) - An Egyptian military court on Monday referred the cases of eight defendants to the Mufti to decide whether they should be sentenced to death. The eight are part of a 292-terrorist group accused of launching several terrorist ....

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