Security and Crime

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  • Bid to smuggle jewelry worth EGP1.5 mln from Libya foiled

    Date: 2018-08-13 22:02:33 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:101 - ID:7532305

    CAIRO, Aug 13 (MENA) - Customs officials of Salloum border crossing have foiled an attempt to smuggle a quantity of silver jewelry, worth EGP1.5 million, a source at the Customs Authority said on Monday. The quantity, 156kg, was found in a truck ....

  • 9 injured in New Valley traffic accident

    Date: 2018-08-13 21:02:10 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:98 - ID:7532277

    KHARGA, Egypt, Aug 13 (MENA) - Nine people were injured a traffic accident in the New Valley on Monday. The accident occurred when a mini pickup truck collided with a taxi on the Assiut-Kharga road. The wounded have been moved to the public ....

  • Attempt to smuggle banned drugs foiled at Alex. port

    Date: 2018-08-13 14:00:05 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:61 - ID:7531600

    CAIRO, Aug 13 (MENA) - Authorities at Alexandria Port thwarted on Monday an attempt to smuggle 15 million pills of banned drugs into the country. The pills were discovered hidden in a shipment of household utensils coming from a foreign ....

  • Prosecution team inspects raided terrorists' hideout in Sixth of October City

    Date: 2018-08-13 12:06:39 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:33 - ID:7531423

    CAIRO, Aug 13 (MENA) - A team of the public prosecution inspected Monday a hideout of a terrorist cell raided by security forces in the 6th of October City earlier in the day, where six terrorists were killed in a shoot-out with the troops. The ....

  • 6 terrorists killed in security raids in Sixth of October city

    Date: 2018-08-13 09:47:01 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:18 - ID:7531144

    CAIRO, Aug 13 (MENA) - Security forces killed six terrorists during security raids in Sixth of October city. The National Security Agency received a tip-off that a terrorist cell is taking a shelter in an apartment in Sixth of October city to ....

  • Cairo church suicide bomber identified, 6 planners arrested -- 2 last Cairo

    Date: 2018-08-12 17:55:17 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:86 - ID:7530583

    After obtaining permission of the State Security Prosecution, a terror hideout was raided and the six terrorists, including two women, were arrested. Various arms and bullets, a sum of EGP 500,000 and a huge amount of materials used in ....

  • Cairo church suicide bomber identified, 6 planners arrested

    Date: 2018-08-12 17:50:28 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:85 - ID:7530543

    CAIRO, Aug 12 (MENA) - The Interior Ministry said Sunday six terrorists were arrested on charges of plotting several terrorist attacks, including Saturday's foiled terror attack on a church in Cairo. In a statement, the ministry identified the ....

  • Customs authority botches attempt to smuggle cellphones, bugging devices worth EGP 800,000

    Date: 2018-08-12 14:14:38 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:64 - ID:7530111

    CAIRO, Aug 12 (MENA) - The Cairo customs authority has aborted an attempt to smuggle mobile phones and smart watches worth more than EGP 800,000. A source at the authority said in a statement Sunday that a passenger coming from the United States ....

  • 12 terrorists killed in security raids in North Sinai

    Date: 2018-08-12 10:22:46 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:27 - ID:7529686

    CAIRO, Aug 12 (MENA) - Security forces killed 12 terrorists during raids in North Sinai. Police received a tip-off that a group of terrorists were taking a fenced plot of land in Arish as their terrorist hotbed. Immediately, police forces ....

  • Safaga customs foil 5 evasion attempts

    Date: 2018-08-11 22:36:59 GMT - Egypt - Security and Crime - SN:59 - ID:7529310

    HURGHADA, Aug 11 (MENA) - Safaga customs authorities thwarted five attempts to smuggle various goods, including medical equipment and video game consoles to avoid paying the customs' fees, a statement by the authorities said Saturday. Customs ....

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