Two Egyptian students who were kidnapped in South Africa released

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 10:24 GMT

Two students Moamen Haitham Kamel Gaber and Fadi Saeed Al Hadi Mohamed Mahmoud were kidnapped at dawn on Saturday, May 14, 2022.

MP calls for harsher penalty to end child kidnapping in Egypt

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 08:49 GMT

Member of Parliament Tayseer Matar called for a harsher penalty for child kidnapping, describing the crime as hostile to humanity.

Egyptian marine captain released from Houthi detention after 'enormous efforts'

Sat, 05 Dec 2020 - 02:58 GMT

A marine captain who has been kidnapped by the Houthis in Yemen and released after negotiations with the Egyptian authorities has said Egypt exerted “enormous efforts” to free him.

In pics: 6 Egyptians kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Libya return home

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 02:33 GMT

Six Egyptian workers returned home after being kidnapped by human trafficking elements in Beni Walid area, southwestern Libya.

Libyan authorities announce freeing abused Egyptians, arresting kidnappers

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 07:25 GMT

The Libyan authorities on Wednesday said it freed a group of Egyptian workers in Tarhunah, southeast of the capital Tripoli, who have been kidnapped and humiliated by militias that are believed to be allied to the Government of National Accord, which Egyp

Italy officially grants Egyptian Rami Shehata citizenship for heroic act

Wed, 27 Mar 2019 - 11:53 GMT

Last week, the name of Shehata, 13, made headlines when he succeeded to save the lives of his classmates when their bus driver, originally from Senegal, hijacked the bus, and threatened to shoot them or set the bus on fire.

Abducted Nigeria schoolgirls 'brought back' by Boko Haram: parents

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 - 09:48 GMT

Boko Haram Islamists who kidnapped more than 100 schoolgirls in Dapchi, northeast Nigeria just over a month ago have returned the students to the town.

Vietnamese man arrested over Cold War-style Berlin kidnapping

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 10:51 GMT

Czech authorities have arrested and extradited to Germany a Vietnamese intelligence agent suspected of kidnapping of a Vietnamese businessman in Berlin.

Prague agrees to hand Vietnamese 'kidnapper' to Germany

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 - 04:20 GMT

Czech authorities have agreed to extradite to Germany a Vietnamese national wanted over the alleged kidnapping in Berlin last month of an oil tycoon.

DR Congo police free abducted Indian businessman

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 10:12 GMT

An Indian businessman who was seized in the capital of Democratic Republic of Congo 19 days ago by a kidnapping ring has been freed.

Reasons of populist punishment to children’s kidnappers

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 08:06 GMT

After the rise of abduction cases, citizens take justice into their own hands.

Al-Qaeda releases video showing six foreign hostages alive

Sun, 02 Jul 2017 - 09:06 GMT

Al-Qaeda's Mali branch has released a proof-of-life video of six foreign hostages

Kidnapped journalist found dead in Mexico, sixth of 2017

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 - 09:44 GMT

Police in Mexico found the burned remains of a journalist who was kidnapped in May, the sixth reporter killed this year in the country

DNA profile may be included on Egyptian national IDs: MP

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 03:09 GMT

A bill that would obligation Egyptians’ DNA profiled to be included on their national ID cards is being considered by the House of Representatives as an attempt to reduce kidnapping and trafficking of children.