Security and Crime

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  • Man arrested in Minya with 200 artifacts in possession

    Date: 2018-10-24 15:57:59 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:67 - ID:7637206

    MINYA, Upper Egypt, Oct 24 (MENA) - A man was arrested Wednesday in Minya governorate with 200 antiquities in his possession. Ahmed Sh. A. was hiding the ancient pieces in his house with the aim of trading in them. All legal procedures were ....

  • 11 terrorists killed in shoot-out with police - Interior Ministry

    Date: 2018-10-24 10:24:05 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:24 - ID:7636484

    CAIRO, Oct 24 (MENA) - The Interior Ministry announced the killing of 11 terrorists in a shoot-out with police forces in a mountainous area at km 60 on the Dashloot/Farafra road, west hinterland. The Interior Ministry, in a statement released ....

  • Fire at Virgin Mary church caused by short circuit - Coptic Church

    Date: 2018-10-20 21:30:06 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:66 - ID:7630820

    CAIRO, Oct 20 (MENA) - A fire that broke out at Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo's Ain Shams was caused by an electrical short circuit, Coptic Orthodox Church's spokesman Boulos Halim said on Saturday. No casualties were reported, ....

  • Nationwide security campaigns launched to arrest outlaws, firearms

    Date: 2018-10-20 14:00:45 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:38 - ID:7630254

    CAIRO, Oct 20 (MENA) - Egypt's security bodies have carried out nationwide campaigns to seize unlicensed firearms and arrest outlaws, drug holders, dealers and fugitives. The campaigns, launched over the past 24 hours, resulted in seizing 58 ....

  • 75,000 sentences executed nationwide

    Date: 2018-10-18 15:36:32 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:52 - ID:7628078

    CAIRO, Oct 18 (MENA) - The Interior Ministry launched an expanded campaign to execute various rulings. The campaign resulted in implementing 75,000 various sentences, including 330 criminal ones. Security bodies took necessary legal measures ....

  • 4 killed while illegally digging for antiquities in Sohag

    Date: 2018-10-16 22:21:00 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:113 - ID:7625185

    SOHAG, Egypt, Oct 16 (MENA) – Four people were killed on Tuesday while illegally digging for ancient Pharaonic antiquities in Upper Egypt's Sohag governorate. The four persons passed away after the collapse of a hole with 2 meters in diameter ....

  • 2 killed, 2 injured in S. Sinai road accident

    Date: 2018-10-16 21:17:04 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:108 - ID:7625183

    EL TOR, Egypt, Oct 16 (MENA) - Two persons were killed and two others injured after two cars collided in a head-on crash in South Sinai. The bodies and injured were moved to El Tor hospital and the prosecution was notified to launch a probe. ....

  • Police seize 121 stolen artifacts from foreigner's Zamalek home

    Date: 2018-10-16 12:51:58 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:61 - ID:7624325

    CAIRO, Oct 16 (MENA) - Police have managed to seize 121 stolen archaeological artifacts from the residence of a foreigner in Cairo's Zamalek district. The tourist and antiquities police have received a tip-off that a foreigner living in the posh ....

  • Security agencies abort attempt to smuggle 200 walkie-talkies

    Date: 2018-10-16 12:47:37 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:59 - ID:7624315

    CAIRO, Oct 16 (MENA) - Cairo airport security agencies managed to abort an attempt to smuggle 200 walkie-talkies hidden in a consignment of household appliances. The agencies received a report that a manager of an investment company has been ....

  • Security forces seize over 400 firearms nationwide

    Date: 2018-10-15 16:02:18 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:87 - ID:7622993

    CAIRO, Oct 15 (MENA) - Security forces seized 211 firearms and 232 cold weapons nationwide over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said Monday. The troops also registered 340 drug cases and implemented a number of court rulings. This ....

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