Interior Ministry

5.045 unlicensed firearms seized, 4.266 defendants arrested in September: Interior Ministry

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 10:51 GMT

Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced, Monday seizing up to 5.045 unlicensed firearms and ammunition during the past month of September, nationwide.

Egypt’s Ministry of Interior says no prisoners on hunger strike in Tora prison

Thu, 06 May 2021 - 06:56 GMT

A security source has denied claims circulated on social media that a number of prisoners have gone on a hunger strike in Torah prison.

Egypt’s president urges ensuring new Interior Ministry’s facilities provide full services to citizens

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 05:54 GMT

Sisi voiced the importance of choosing the locations of these new facilities in a way that achieves security standards and ease the citizen’s movement

Egypt's Interior Ministry takes legal action against drivers for not wearing masks

Sun, 23 Aug 2020 - 12:53 GMT

The action followed directives by the Cabinet for all bodies to take preventive measures to protect citizens against coronavirus.

Interior Ministry seizes graft cases worth L.E. 1.9 bn

Sat, 11 Apr 2020 - 03:47 GMT

Police of Supply seized this week 12,008 hidden gas cylinders, and food supplies weighed 301,095 tons as well as 45 cases of selling subsidized items in the black market.

Egypt's Interior Min.: Persons involved in bloody scuffle in Giza district arrested

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 09:13 GMT

Interior Ministry bodies announced on Wednesday the arrest of all persons involved in a bloody scuffle in a Giza district that led to the death of two persons.

Egyptian Interior Ministry sterilizes prisons to avoid COVID-19

Thu, 02 Apr 2020 - 02:13 GMT

No coronavirus cases inside Egyptian prisons have so far reported.

Interior ministry denies reports on imposing curfew

Mon, 23 Mar 2020 - 02:30 GMT

The Interior Ministry denied reports on imposing a curfew as of Monday evening to combat the novel coronavirus.

Interior ministry closes cafes amid coronavirus fears

Sat, 21 Mar 2020 - 03:01 GMT

The Interior Ministry announced on Saturday the closure of several cafes over the past 24 hours as part of ongoing efforts to combat the novel coronavirus.

Prisons sector okays transfer of 21 inmates to prisons nearer to families

Mon, 17 Feb 2020 - 01:31 GMT

The Interior Ministry's prisons sector Monday approved - in a humanitarian gesture - the relocation of 21 inmates to prions close to the residence of their relatives.

Foreign media reporters visit Egypt’s Tora prisons, talk to inmates

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 08:16 GMT

Correspondents from foreign media platforms visited the Tora prison complex south of Cairo, known for housing many inmates over terrorism-related charges, according to a statement by the Egyptian Ministry of Interior published on Wednesday.

Police kills 17 terrorists during fire exchange in Arish

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 - 05:36 GMT

Seventeen terrorists were killed, Tuesday in an exchange of fire with police forces in Obeidat district in Arish, North Sinai, the Interior Ministry said.

Researcher arrested in Cairo not Italian: Egypt’s Interior Ministry

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 03:56 GMT

The Egyptian Interior Ministry on Sunday said Patrick George, a researcher in an Italian university who was arrested two days ago in the Cairo International Airport, is an Egyptian citizen, denying earlier reports that he is an Italian national.

Interior Ministry: 129 inmates pardoned; 369 released on parole

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 - 02:36 GMT

Some 129 prisoners were pardoned and 369 others were released on parole, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.

‘Terrorists’ confess being part of Turkish scheme to harm Egypt’s security

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 05:00 GMT

The Egyptian Interior Ministry said it managed on Wednesday to thwart a scheme to harm national security as the anniversary of the January revolution in 2011 looms, saying the schemes were directed by Muslim Brotherhood figures in Turkey.

88 inmates freed by presidential pardon, 351 released on parole

Fri, 17 Jan 2020 - 03:15 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Interior on Thursday announced releasing 439 people, including 88 persons by a presidential pardon and 351 others on parole.

Egypt’s Interior Ministry spots ‘Turkish-funded’ platform publishing fake news

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 09:01 GMT

The Egyptian Interior Ministry on Wednesday said it could thwart schemes of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group with the aim of “destroying the pillars” of the Egyptian state.

7 people arrested over mob sexual assault in Mansoura

Sat, 04 Jan 2020 - 01:22 GMT

The detained men will be in custody pending investigations into the incident took place on New Year’s eve.

Interior Min. thwarts embezzlement of LE 18M goods in Nuweiba Port

Mon, 30 Dec 2019 - 12:02 GMT

The Interior Ministry thwarted on Monday an attempt to embezzle goods worth LE 18 million in Nuweiba Port

Disabled people to obtain IDs for free for 1 week: Interior min.

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 01:31 GMT

Tawfik's decision comes ahead of the International Day of Disabled Persons, celebrated worldwide on December 3rd every year.