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.

New batch of prisoners released by presidential pardon in Egypt

Sun, 01 Jan 2023 - 03:48 GMT

In statements made in December, Khouly noted that 30 prisoners would be freed soon.

5 persons ordered pretrial detention over stealing antiquities from Sohag University museum

Tue, 25 Oct 2022 - 07:00 GMT

The Egyptian Public Prosecution ordered the pretrial detention of five defendants pending investigation on charges of stealing antiquities from the headquarters of the Museum of the Faculty of Archeology at Sohag University.

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.

Killer of Nayera Ashraf appeals death sentence before Court of Cassation

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 04:49 GMT

Mohamed Adel, killer of Mansoura University Student Nayera Ashraf, appealed Wednesday, before the Court of Cassation, the death sentence he was handed last month.

Egyptian activist Mohamed Ramadan released from prison

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 07:13 GMT

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

Mansoura student killer pleads guilty, makes allegations against victim

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 01:45 GMT

Mohamed Adel, killer of student Nayera Ashraf, pleaded guilty Sunday before Mansoura Criminal Court, saying "I was fully sane when I committed the crime."

Egypt’s Top prosecutor calls for female applicants to be prosecutors assistances

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 01:23 GMT

Egypt’s Top Prosecutor Attorney General Hamada el-Sawy announced Public Prosecution’s request for female prosecutors’ assistances class of 2021.

Egypt’s prosecution calls citizens not to circulate videos of crimes, but submit them to authorities

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 - 02:40 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution called on citizens who possess videos on any crime to submit them to concerned authorities, without publishing on social media sites to preserve proper conduct of investigations.

Cairo Court of Appeal dismisses 'illegal foreign funding' case against 4 NGOs

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 01:46 GMT

As such, the total number of NGOs, cases against which have been dropped, becomes 75.

Egypt establishes new digital office to provide services for citizens in Arish

Thu, 07 Oct 2021 - 03:12 GMT

Egypt’s Top prosecutor Hamada el-Sawy ordered to esablish a new digital office to provide services for family and traffic prosecutions in the city of Arish, coinciding with the 48th anniversary of the glorious October War victory.

Prosecution offices specialized in human trafficking to be formed at all appeal courts in Egypt

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 10:38 GMT

Prosecution offices specialized in human trafficking and illegal immigration will formed at every appeal prosecution department all over the country.

Egyptian ‘Hohos’ TikTok girl detained pending investigation over ‘inciting debauchery’

Wed, 28 Jul 2021 - 10:06 GMT

The woman and her friend are accused of breaching social morals, misusing social media and the Internet, posting indecent videos with the aim of profit.

Brazilian who verbally harassed Egyptian saleswoman to be detained for 4 days pending investigation

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 03:22 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution ordered to detain a Brazilian national for four days per investigations after he verbally harassed an Egyptian saleswoman while going live on Instagram.

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.

Public prosecutor orders apprehension of Sohag trains drivers pending investigation

Mon, 29 Mar 2021 - 12:22 GMT

Public Prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy ordered Monday the apprehension of the drivers of both Sohag trains and six others pending investigation.

Egypt’s Prosecution shifts from handwritten to digital documentation of investigations

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 02:47 GMT

He described the move as a great achievement towards digital transformation within the judicial system.

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 top prosecutor ordered referring woman accused of assaulting police officer to criminal court

Sat, 05 Sep 2020 - 04:50 GMT

The assault by the woman has left wounds on the officer, in addition to intentionally damaging properties that she does not possess resulting in financial damage.

Defendant in Fairmont Hotel gang rape case arrested during attempt to flee Egypt

Thu, 27 Aug 2020 - 12:12 GMT

A defendant in the notorious Fairmont Hotel gang rape case has been arrested and will be detained for four days pending investigations.