Egypt's FM urges intensification of efforts with Sierra Leone against terrorist, criminal groups in Sahel

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 - 01:45 GMT

The minister added that such cooperation has to include "reconstruction and post-conflict development endeavors."

New crime patterns emerged due to COVID pandemic: Secretary of Council of Arab Interior Ministers

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 07:34 GMT

New patterns of crime have emerged as a result of the repercussions of COVID-19, atop of them cybercrimes, according to Dr. Muhammad bin Ali Koman, Secretary-General of the Council of Arab Interior Ministers.

Egypt's Attorney General refers 3 defendants to criminal court over killing girl in Kafr el Dawar

Fri, 13 Aug 2021 - 10:29 GMT

The three defendants confessed their wrongdoing after the investigations uncovered their malicious plots.

Egypt’s NCW launches anti-FGM campaign in Hurghada

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW) launched a door-to-door campaign in Red Sea city of Hurghada to raise awareness on the criminalization of female genital mutilation (FGM).

NCW’s Maya Morsy appeals to parliament to quickly pass Egypt’s new FGM law

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 12:21 GMT

This comes in a quick response to a recent case of a 15 year old girl who arrived at a hospital after being subject to FGM; the father and the nurse were arrested and remain in custody pending investigations.

'Given the big budget allocated to rural development, the outcome better be satisfactory,' Egypt's Pres. addressing officials

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 11:58 GMT

The project – worth LE500 million – covers 1,500 villages housing 50-55 million dwellers, who compose half of the Egyptian population.

Father arrested for stripping toddler to burn her in street in Egypt’s Delta

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 03:35 GMT

A video went viral on social media on January 19, 2021, showing how the father was stripping the daughter and trying to spill fuel on her body to burn her, while the crying toddler was crawling in mud amid very cold temperature.

Killers of Egypt’s Maadi girl handed down death penalty

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 11:59 GMT

The court filed the case to the Egyptian Grand Mufti to ask his advisory religious opinion on executing the two men. It also set December 30, 2020, for a final ruling.

Maadi murder in Egypt: Third suspect detained for four days pending investigation

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 12:04 GMT

The third suspect faces accusations of helping carry out the crime with the two other people, according to the General Prosecution.

Egypt’s Prosecution: Two killers of Maadi girl detained for four days pending investigation

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 03:38 GMT

As per the initial investigations, the accused people confessed that they robbed the girl and ran away, without knowing that she was killed. They insisted that they did not mean to kill her.

Suspect harasser implicated in Egyptian woman's death arrested: sources

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 08:46 GMT

Security sources told local media that the suspect microbus driver implicated in the crime has got arrested, and that the search for the other two is underway.

Number of convicts in Egypt to be granted presidential pardon

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 - 06:05 GMT

A committee presided by the chair of the Prisons Authority will review cases to determine eligible inmates.

4 criminals killed in fire exchange with police in Asyut

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 11:56 GMT

As the security forces were getting close to their hideout, the criminals opened fire at them igniting the exchange.

2 drug dealers killed, policeman injured in fire exchange in Upper Egypt's Asyut

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 11:21 GMT

In a fire exchange, two criminal elements convicted in illegal drug trade cases were killed.

PM prolongs prosecution of defendants in precise crimes by State Security Emergency Courts

Tue, 28 Apr 2020 - 11:20 GMT

The prime minister issues such decree every three months along with the renewal of the emergency law enforcement by the president.

5-member family found dead in Egypt’s Delta

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 - 04:38 GMT

The initial investigations revealed that the worker poisoned his wife and his young children before committing suicide.

Egypt says Ghada Waly eligible for UNODC executive director position

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 09:29 GMT

Waly was also chosen to succeed Yury Fedotov of Russia as director-general of the UN Office at Vienna (UNOV).

Police launches operations against 2 dangerous criminal areas

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 - 02:29 GMT

That has resulted in the arrest of 55 defendants.

11 Islamic State elements referred to court for crimes in Libya

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 - 02:18 GMT

Those include four Libyans.

Border guard forces seize 18 bombs in North Sinai over past month

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 11:34 GMT

The forces also discovered and destroyed two tunnel openings in the same area.