Security and Crime

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  • 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 ....

  • Security forces seize firearms, arrest wanted criminals in Giza

    Date: 2018-10-03 16:12:56 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:87 - ID:7605089

    CAIRO, Oct 3 (MENA) - Security forces seized on Wednesday nine firearms and arrested 16 wanted criminals during security campaigns in Giza's Kerdasa village. The troops also implemented 37 court rulings and arrested 56 people on charges of ....

  • 15 terrorists killed by security forces in Arish

    Date: 2018-10-03 12:17:50 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:51 - ID:7604669

    CAIRO, Oct 3 (MENA) - Fifteen terrorists were killed in a shootout with security forces in Arish, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday. Security forces received a tip-off that some militants are planning to carry out terrorist attacks during ....

  • 3 arrested over illegally possessing Pharaonic artifacts

    Date: 2018-10-01 16:20:39 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:77 - ID:7601617

    CAIRO, Oct 1 (MENA) - Security forces in Cairo arrested on Monday two people with 70 artifacts in their possession. The police received information that a jeweler and his son were intending to illicitly sell the Pharaonic antiquities. The ....

  • 3 arrested for over digging for antiquities in Sohag

    Date: 2018-09-30 22:56:25 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:89 - ID:7600390

    SOHAG, Egypt, Sept 30 (MENA) - Sohag security forces on Sunday arrested three people while they were digging for antiquities in a mountainous area. The arrested dug holes leading to three Pharaonic tombs. The prosecution was notified to ....

  • Cairo airport authorities foil plot to smuggle 88,000 narcotic pills to Arab country

    Date: 2018-09-30 15:18:43 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:60 - ID:7599887

    CAIRO, Sept 30 (MENA) - Cairo airport authorities thwarted on Sunday a plot to smuggle 88,000 narcotic pills to an Arab country. The illegal drugs were hidden inside a package. An African woman claimed that her husband urged her to send the ....

  • 1 killed, 7 injured in New Valley rollover crash

    Date: 2018-09-29 21:33:48 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:62 - ID:7598868

    KHARGA, Egypt, Sept. 29 (MENA) - A person was killed and seven others wounded Saturday after a car overturned on a local road in the New Valley governorate. The victims were moved to El Farafra Central Hospital and an investigation was launched. ....

  • Zamalek sports mission flies to Kuwait for Qadesia encounter

    Date: 2018-09-26 08:25:44 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:17 - ID:7593455

    CAIRO, Sept 26 (MENA) - Al Zamalek sports mission left for Kuwait early Wednesday to face Qadesia Club in the second leg of the first round of the Arab Club Championship Cup. The White Knights were held to a goalless draw in the first leg of the ....

  • Security forces seize over 200 firearms nationwide

    Date: 2018-09-24 14:52:57 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:67 - ID:7590785

    CAIRO, Sept 24 (MENA) - Security forces seized 201 firearms and 272 cold weapons nationwide over the past 24 hours, the Interior Ministry said Monday. The troops also registered 293 drug cases and implemented a number of court rulings. This ....

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