Security and Crime

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  • ACA seizes 2 kg of 'Ice' drug coming from Turkey

    Date: 2018-12-12 18:23:47 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:79 - ID:7712141

    CAIRO, Dec 12 (MENA) - The Administrative Control Authority (ACA) has seized two kilograms of crystal methamphetamine (Ice) smuggled from Turkey. The seizure is part of a case of an international gang who had been already busted over several ....

  • 6 killed, 18 injured in Sharqia road accident

    Date: 2018-12-11 19:22:35 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:80 - ID:7710667

    ZAQAZIG, Egypt, Dec 11 (MENA) - Six people were killed Tuesday when a pickup truck collided with a microbus on a local road in Sharqia Governorate. Up to 18 others were badly injured. Excessive speed is blamed for the accident. (MENA) M S H ....

  • Interior minister asserts need to face cross‑border transit threats

    Date: 2018-12-11 16:52:58 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:66 - ID:7710344

    Cairo, Egypt, Dec 11 (MENA) - Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfik affirmed the necessity of boosting international efforts among security agencies to face cross‑border transit crimes that endanger the stability and security of nations. Tawfik's ....

  • Wanted narcotics trafficker arrested in Gharbia

    Date: 2018-12-11 14:38:05 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:54 - ID:7709966

    CAIRO, Dec 11 (MENA) – Gharbia security bodies have arrested a wanted criminal with an unlicensed firearm and five kilograms of hashish in his possession. The 40-year-old man, who confessed to his crimes, was previously involved in 22 various ....

  • 2 terrorists involved in Minya monastery attack killed 2 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-12-08 15:00:36 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:42 - ID:7705349

    On November 3, 19 other involved terrorists were killed in a hunt in the Western Desert in Minya, said the interior ministry in a statement. The latest raid targeted a hideout of the terrorist cell in a desert area near the -Dashlout-Farafrah ....

  • 2 terrorists involved in Minya monastery attack killed - Interior Ministry

    Date: 2018-12-08 14:12:27 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:39 - ID:7705257

    CAIRO, Dec 8 (MENA) - Two elements involved in the terrorist attack that took place in Minya last month have been killed, the Ministry of Interior said on Saturday. The move came as a result of hunting down the perpetrators of the terrorist ....

  • Person arrested in Damietta on narcotics trafficking charges

    Date: 2018-12-06 16:56:43 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:68 - ID:7702826

    CAIRO, Dec 6 (MENA) – Damietta security bodies have arrested a person on charges of narcotics trafficking with 45 kilograms of marijuana, also known as “bango” in Egyptian slang, and a firearm in his possession. The defendant confessed to drug ....

  • 5 caught red-handed searching for antiquities in Sohag

    Date: 2018-12-05 18:24:33 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:81 - ID:7701380

    SOHAG, Dec 5 (MENA) - A Sohag prosecution on Wednesday remanded five persons in custody for four days pending investigation after they were caught illegally searching for antiquities. The detainees were digging for antiquities inside a house in ....

  • 2 dead, 3 injured in road accident in Qalyubia

    Date: 2018-12-05 18:09:02 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:79 - ID:7701333

    BENHA, Egypt, Dec 5 (MENA) - Two students died and three others injured when a microbus overturned on a Qalyubia local road Wednesday. The wounded were rushed to a nearby hospital and prosecution was notified to launch a probe (MENA) M A A/M S ....

  • Person apprehended over having unlicensed arms workshop in Cairo

    Date: 2018-12-03 16:03:47 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:73 - ID:7697584

    CAIRO, Dec 3 (MENA) - A person was caught on Monday over having a workshop for manufacturing unlicensed firearms in Cairo. The police in Amiriya district received a tip that the man, 47, aimed to trade in firearms illegally through his workshop. ....

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