Security and Crime

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  • 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 ....

  • Interior Ministry: 9 terrorists killed in fire exchange with police on Assiut-Sohag road

    Date: 2018-10-15 11:23:11 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:39 - ID:7622293

    CAIRO, Oct 15 (MENA) - Nine terrorists were killed in an exchange of fire with police troops on Assiut-Sohag desert road, the Interior Ministry announced Monday. The Interior Ministry said in a statement that the National Security Sector received ....

  • Interior Ministry sets up plan to confront smuggling, organized crime - official

    Date: 2018-10-09 13:57:28 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:72 - ID:7613685

    CAIRO, Oct 9 (MENA) - Assistant Interior Minister Mahmoud Abboudi said all the ministry's bodies have drawn up a plan to combat smuggling and arms trade crimes. The ministry spares no effort in facing them, he said. Addressing the first ....

  • Firefighters contain new blaze in New Valley

    Date: 2018-10-07 20:24:06 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:41 - ID:7610908

    KHARGA, Egypt, Oct 7 (MENA) - Firefighters in the New Valley governorate on Sunday contained a blaze, flared up in an agriculture area in Dakhla's El Maasara village. New Valley security chief Mohamed Kamal was informed about the blaze, as ....

  • Senior official in Awqaf arrested over fraud charges

    Date: 2018-10-07 19:29:25 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:36 - ID:7610798

    QENA, Upper Egypt, Oct 7 (MENA) – Director of the Awqaf Ministry’s financial affairs in Qena was arrested on Sunday over suspicions of fraud charges. The suspect is facing charges of embezzlement and squandering public funds worth EGP 1.6 ....

  • 3,682 prisoners pardoned on October War anniversary -- ministry

    Date: 2018-10-06 15:51:38 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:54 - ID:7609456

    CAIRO, Oct 6 (MENA) - As many as 3,682 prisoners have been pardoned on the anniversary of the October War, said the department of jails of the Interior Ministry on Saturday. The number included 896 indebted people as part of President Abdel ....

  • 2 tons of Bango seized in Ismailia

    Date: 2018-10-05 20:37:40 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:62 - ID:7608301

    CAIRO, Oct 5 (MENA) - Security forces on Friday seized a truck laden with around two tons of Bango, the Egyptian street-term for cannabis, in Ismailia governorate. Two drug traffickers were arrested with search is underway for a fugitive. The ....

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