Security and Crime

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  • Dangerous criminal killed in shootout with police in Qena

    Date: 2018-01-21 14:54:16 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:82 - ID:7203169

    CAIRO, Jan 21 (MENA) - A dangerous criminal was killed Sunday in a shootout with police forces in the Upper Egyptian governorate of Qena, a security source said. Speaking to MENA, the source said Ashraf F., 50, was involved in smuggling ....

  • Attempt to illegally excavate for antiquities in Aswan foiled

    Date: 2018-01-20 22:46:19 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:77 - ID:7201888

    ASWAN, Egypt, Jan 20 (MENA) - Tourism and antiquities police thwarted Saturday an attempt to excavate for antiquities inside three houses in the villages of Kom Ombo in Aswan governorate. The security forces, after receiving a tip-off, raided ....

  • Security measures stepped up around churches in Alex. on Epiphany feast

    Date: 2018-01-18 08:46:56 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:12 - ID:7197122

    ALEXANDRIA, Jan 18 (MENA) - Security measures were stepped up around churches in Alexandria governorate on the occasion of the Coptic Epiphany. Metal barriers were erected around the churches and their surroundings. Traffic has been redirected to ....

  • Attempt to smuggle 18 tons of subsidized, local medicines foiled

    Date: 2018-01-17 16:36:36 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:75 - ID:7196438

    CAIRO, Jan 17 (MENA) - Alexandria port police have thwarted an attempt to smuggle 18 tons of subsidized and locally-produced medicines abroad. Investigations showed that a pharmaceutical company, located in the 10th of Ramadan city, has exported ....

  • Attempt to smuggle 31 ancient coins foiled

    Date: 2018-01-16 15:40:29 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:78 - ID:7194342

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - Cairo airport authorities foiled Tuesday a bid to smuggle 22 ancient coins that date back to Sultan Hussein Kamel era. The seized ancient pieces were in the possession of a passenger, who was travelling to Canada. On the ....

  • Military spokesman: 3 Takfiris arrested in central Sinai

    Date: 2018-01-16 09:08:38 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:14 - ID:7193420

    CAIRO, Jan 16 (MENA) - Third Field Army forces Tuesday arrested three Takfiri elements while monitoring movements of security forces, according to the military spokesman. Colonel Tamer el Refaey said in a statement a bomb targeting forces in ....

  • Two Cairo police referred to criminal court over 'Afrotto' death

    Date: 2018-01-15 18:01:25 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:100 - ID:7192930

    CAIRO, Jan 15 (MENA) - The Cairo prosecution has ordered a police officer and a non-commissioned officer to be referred to the criminal court over charges of torturing and killing a young man at a Cairo police station. The death of Mohamed ....

  • Court adjourns trial of 215 MBs in "Helwan Brigades" case to Feb. 27

    Date: 2018-01-14 14:10:38 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:53 - ID:7190337

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) - Cairo criminal court adjourned Sunday the trial of 215 elements of the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood group in "Helwan Brigades" case to February 27. The defendants are accused of forming an armed group called Helwan Brigades ....

  • Minya tourism police arrest person over possession of antiquities, arms

    Date: 2018-01-14 12:32:45 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:38 - ID:7190137

    CAIRO, Jan 14 (MENA) - The Interior Ministry's Tourism and Antiquities Department on Sunday arrested a person over possession of 40 pieces of pharaonic artifacts that are suspected to be smuggled antiquities along with fire arms. Public Security ....

  • Security forces arrest workshop owner for forging military, governmental logos

    Date: 2018-01-13 14:55:42 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:34 - ID:7188833

    CAIRO, Jan 13 (MENA) - Security bodies have arrested a shop owner in Cairo's district of Gamalia for manufacturing faked military and governmental logos . In a statement, Cairo Security Directorate said on Saturday that Gamalia police station ....

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