Illegal Smuggling

Statue of Aphrodite, 1,752 artifacts seized at Nuweiba Seaport

Sun, 23 Oct 2022 - 12:45 GMT

The necessary legal measures were taken and the seizures were confiscated in favor of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.

Cairo court to give verdict of Hassan Rateb’s trial in ‘Great Antiquities Case’ on April 21

Sun, 13 Mar 2022 - 08:09 GMT

Rateb was arrested in late June 2021 over charges of providing millions of Egyptian pounds to former MP Alaa Hassanin and his brother to help them in illegal digging for antiquities.

203 antique coins seized at Cairo International Airport

Wed, 30 Jun 2021 - 06:57 GMT

The antique coins were in the possession of a passenger.