Security and Crime

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  • Court of Cassation sets March 21 for ruling on appeals in Nahda sit-in case

    Date: 2019-01-17 13:17:38 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:46 - ID:7761625

    CAIRO, Jan 17 (MENA) - The Court of Cassation on Thursday set March 21 as a date for ruling on appeals filed by 379 defendants of the terrorist Brotherhood group against life and rigorous imprisonment sentences. The Giza Criminal Court had ....

  • 7 tons of banjo seized in Arish

    Date: 2019-01-16 21:39:25 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:88 - ID:7760847

    ARISH, Egypt, Jan 16 (MENA) - Security forces in southern Arish, North Sinai, have seized seven tons of banjo drugs. Acting upon a tip-off, the forces destroyed the narcotics via setting fire to it. Investigations are conducted to identify the ....

  • 5 elements of terror cell killed in Arish city

    Date: 2019-01-16 13:41:21 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:49 - ID:7760156

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - Five elements of a terror cell were killed in the North Sinai city of El Arish after a shoot-out between security forces and the militants in a remote area in the city. The National Security Agency reportedly detected the ....

  • Environmental police save Arab tourist from drowning in Nile

    Date: 2019-01-13 11:56:37 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:30 - ID:7754753

    CAIRO, Jan 3 (MENA) - Environmental police saved an Arab tourist from drowning in the Nile River Sunday. Khaled S. M., 33, sat on the fence of the October 6 Bridge, which overlooks the Nile, and posed for a picture but lost balance and fell into ....

  • Local officials referred to public prosecution over fraud charges

    Date: 2019-01-12 21:45:29 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:53 - ID:7754085

    KAFR EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Jan 12 (MENA) - Kafr El Sheikh Governor Ismail Abdel Hamid Taha referred on Saturday local officials to the public prosecution over fraud charges. The defendants, who were responsible for preserving state property, had ....

  • 6 terrorists killed in police raid in Upper Egypt

    Date: 2019-01-12 15:30:44 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:33 - ID:7753540

    CAIRO, Jan 12 (MENA) - Six terrorists have been killed in a fire exchange with police in a mountainous are near the Assuit-Sohag western road, the Ministry of Interior said Saturday. Acting on intelligence from the National Security Department, ....

  • Court dismisses appeals by 319 defendants placed on terror lists

    Date: 2019-01-10 12:13:44 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:32 - ID:7750736

    CAIRO, Jan 10 (MENA) - Egypt's Court of Cassation rejected on Thursday appeals submitted by 319 defendants over listing them on terror lists for their involvement in the case known in the media as the "Wilayet Sinai 2". The court also upheld a ....

  • Border guards seize 71 tons of drugs, 64 million of narcotic bills in 2018

    Date: 2019-01-03 09:00:28 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:15 - ID:7740970

    CAIRO, Jan 3 (MENA) - In line with directives of the General Command of the Armed Forces, the border guards managed to seize nearly 71 tons of drugs (hashish, bango, heroin, opium and cocaine), 64 million of narcotic bills and 93 feddans planted ....

  • Father kills 4-member family in Kafr El Sheikh

    Date: 2019-01-01 13:36:07 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:39 - ID:7738956

    KAFR EL SHEIKH, Egypt, Jan 1 (MENA) - Kafr El Sheikh Police Investigation Department has unveiled the mystery of the murder of a four-member family whose bodies were found slain inside their home in the Nile Delta city in the wee hours of the new ....

  • Antiquities Ministry: Roman-era bust seized in Salloum crossing

    Date: 2018-12-31 11:58:45 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:24 - ID:7737330

    CAIRO, Dec 31 (MENA) - An antiquities unit and police force at Salloum crossing has seized an alabaster bust, dating back to the Roman era, the Antiquities Ministry announced on Monday. The ancient piece was in the possession of a ....

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