Security and Crime

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  • Four terrorists killed in shoot-out with security forces in Arish

    Date: 2018-06-11 01:23:25 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:2 - ID:7438959

    CAIRO, June 11 (MENA) - Four terrorists were killed in a shoot-out with security forces in Arish, in North Sinai, 344 kilometers northeast of Cairo. Acting on a tip-off about a group of terrorist elements taking their hide in a building under ....

  • Attempt to smuggle 12 mln fireworks via Damietta port foiled

    Date: 2018-06-07 15:51:06 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:58 - ID:7434540

    CAIRO, June 7 (MENA) – Damietta port police on Thursday thwarted an attempt to smuggle more than 12 million fireworks into the country. The huge quantity of fireworks was seized in four containers coming from a foreign country. Also, ....

  • Nationwide security campaigns launched to arrest outlaws, firearms

    Date: 2018-06-05 19:45:09 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:74 - ID:7432081

    CAPITALS OF GOVERNORATES, June 5 (MENA) - Egypt's security bodies on Tuesday carried out nationwide campaigns to seize unlicensed firearms and arrest outlaws, drug holders, dealers and fugitives. In Minya, the campaigns resulted in seizing 16 ....

  • 2 attempts to dig for antiquities foiled in Aswan

    Date: 2018-06-05 09:05:29 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:15 - ID:7430941

    ASWAN, Egypt, June 5 (MENA) - Tourism and antiquities police in Aswan governorate foiled two attempts to dig for antiquities inside two houses in Kom Ombo in Aswan. This comes as part of an extended security campaign. Twenty-meter-deep holes ....

  • Train driver, signalman to be disciplined over trains crash in Ismailia

    Date: 2018-06-03 09:48:36 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:11 - ID:7427950

    CAIRO, June 3 (MENA) - The administrative prosecution ordered disciplining a train driver and a signalman over the collision of two trains in Ismailia. The driver has exceeded the allowed speed without making sure that the rail was clear. The ....

  • Lebanese national arrested on charges of insulting Egyptians

    Date: 2018-05-31 16:37:17 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:64 - ID:7424932

    CAIRO, May 31 (MENA) - Security forces have arrested a Lebanese woman on charges of insulting the Egyptian people and political leadership via a video posted on her Facebook account. The arrest was made upon a decision by Prosecutor General Nabil ....

  • Silo manager, storekeeper nabbed for seizing 455 tons of wheat in Alex.

    Date: 2018-05-30 15:23:11 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:37 - ID:7423392

    ALEXANDRIA, May 30 (MENA) - Security bodies at Alexandria security directorate arrested a silo manager and a storekeeper of one of the public sector mills in Alexandria's district of Mohram Bek. They are accused of seizing 455 tons of exported ....

  • 447 prisoners pardoned on Sinai Liberation Day

    Date: 2018-05-30 13:40:04 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:35 - ID:7423335

    CAIRO, May 30 (MENA) - The Interior Ministry's prison department pardoned 447 prisoners on the occasion of Sinai Liberation Day. The Interior Ministry, in a statement on Wednesday, said the prison department also found that 473 inmates are ....

  • 9 people killed, wounded in two car accidents in Beni Suef

    Date: 2018-05-30 11:37:44 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:25 - ID:7422935

    BENI SUEF, Egypt, May 30 (MENA) - Two people were killed and seven others injured in two separate road accidents in Beni Suef governorate. The public prosecution was notified to launch a probe. (MENA) M I E/R G E ....

  • ACA arrests host of supply ministry's officials on bribery charges

    Date: 2018-05-29 16:50:56 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:65 - ID:7421868

    CAIRO, May 29 (MENA) - The Administrative Control Authority (ACA) arrested on Tuesday a spokesman for the Ministry of Supply and the head of the Food Industries Holding Company and the director of his office on bribery charges. The supply ....

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