First trial of Uber driver for attempting to kidnap Habiba Al-Shamaa opens Monday

Mon, 15 Apr 2024 - 12:04 GMT

"The Uber driver attempted to kidnap me," el Shamaa told a witness who rushed to help her after she had fallen and hit a cement barrier, according to a statement issued by the Public Prosecution.

Egypt’s Armed Forces refers medical officer to urgent trial for murder

Sun, 09 Jul 2023 - 07:14 GMT

“The case was referred to an "urgent" criminal trial before the Military Criminal Court,” Abdel-Hafez added.

Egypt's Court of Cassation upholds death sentence against killer of 'Nayera Ashraf'

Thu, 09 Feb 2023 - 12:36 GMT

The convict appealed the sentence in August one month after the ruling of Mansoura Criminal Court and two months after he had committed the murder.

Member of Egypt's Presidential Pardon Committee says large number of prisoners to be released in few days

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 12:16 GMT

Member of the Presidential Pardon Committee Kamal Abou Eita stated in a phone-in Monday that a large number of prisoners would be released in a few days.

Egyptian activist Mohamed Ramadan released from prison

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 07:13 GMT

Ramadan was being prosecuted in custody in "opinion lawsuits."

Cairo Criminal Court sentences defendants in 'Zamalek Apartment Case' to 5 years in prison, LE2M fine

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 - 09:31 GMT

The man and his wife are convicted of artifact trafficking.

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.

Egypt’s court adjourns trial of businessman Hassan Rateb to Feb. 12 over charges of ‘illegal excavation of antiquities’

Sat, 08 Jan 2022 - 12:49 GMT

During today’s trial, Deep asked the court to send Rateb to sed his client to a hospital as he suffers from cancer. However, the court rejected and ruled to continue Rabbit’s imprisonment.

Egyptian activist Alaa Abd El Fattah sentenced to 5 yrs in jail; lawyer Mohamed Baqer, Oxygen handed down 4ys each

Mon, 20 Dec 2021 - 06:09 GMT

Three days ago, the German Foreign Ministry released a statement, calling the Egyptian government to ensure “to ensure that Mr El-Baqer receives a fair trial and is released, along with his co-defendants Alaa Abdel Fattah and Mohamed Ibrahim.”

Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb, former MP Alaa Hassanein referred to criminal court for illegal excavation and smuggling of antiquities

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 02:08 GMT

The investigations revealed that Rateb provided millions of Egyptian pounds to Hassanin and his brother to help them in the illegal excavation.

Egyptian court hands down death penalty for 4 convicts for storming, burning Samalut police station

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 09:22 GMT

The Minya criminal court handed down sentences ranging between death penalty, life imprisonment, and 15-10 years in prison for 73 defendants.

Egypt’s court of cassation upholds death sentences against 12 members of Muslim Brotherhood

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 08:43 GMT

Also, the case was dropped against late Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed El Erian due to his death in August 2020. The court sentences are unchallengeable.

9 Egyptian convicts executed in 'Kerdasa Massacre' lawsuit dating back to 2013

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 10:37 GMT

Twenty were sentenced to death in the retrial that consisted of 156 convicts.

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahmoud Ezzat sentenced to life imprisonment in ‘Guidance Bureau Incidents’

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 02:05 GMT

Ezzat was sentenced to life imprisonment in absentia in 2015 for the above-mentioned charges for the clashes that took place outside the Muslim Brotherhood’s headquarters in Mokkatam district in Cairo.

1st trial of ‘Hisham Ashmawy Cell’ adjourned to March 7

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 04:36 GMT

The defendants’ cell was named after terrorist Hisham Ashmawy, who was executed in March 2020 over terrorism-related crimes.

9 police personnel sentenced to 3 years in prison for torturing a citizen to death in Egypt

Sat, 12 Dec 2020 - 12:34 GMT

During the trial, another policeman was acquitted of the charges.

59 MB elements sentenced to 15 years in jail over orchestrating Rabaa sit-in

Thu, 05 Nov 2020 - 03:09 GMT

The court sentenced seven other defendants to five years in jail, while 29 people have been acquitted in the case.

Egypt’s Court of Appeal sets October 14 for1st trial of sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 05:46 GMT

He is charged with inciting immorality, stalking, violating society's value by violating his victims’ privacy through constant texting and taking pictures of her while kissing her without their consent using his social media accounts.

Egyptian Conductor of Alexandria-Luxor train sentenced to 3 years in prison for forcing 2 young men to jump off

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 11:32 GMT

In October 2019, videos of passengers on a train talking about two young men who were compelled to jump off went viral on social media as one of them died.

Court ruling over blocking Youtube in Egypt set on September 20

Sun, 26 Jul 2020 - 03:50 GMT

The lawsuit was filed by lawyer Mohamed Hamid Salem, who had previously won a court ruling to shut down Youtube in Egypt for a month after publishing a blasphemous video against Prophet Muhammad [Peace and Blessings be upon him] eight months ago.