Death Sentence

Criminal court hands death sentence to 6 over killing policemen, executing terrorist activities

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 11:42 GMT

They are also accused of carrying out other terrorist operations to help the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood achieve their goals in the country and trying to overthrow the regime.

Mastermind of 2017 Wahat attack Abdel Rahim el-Mesmary executed

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 - 08:25 GMT

Libyan terrorist Abdel Rahim el-Mesmary, the mastermind of the 2017 Wahat attack was executed Saturday, according to the state-run TV.

3 sentenced to death in Egypt over attack on security director

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 - 12:39 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court has sentenced three out of 11 defendants accused of attempting to assassinate Alexandria’s security director to death in 2018, ahead of the latest presidential elections, upholding a January ruling.

5 sentenced to death in Egypt over damaging pipeline, causing 9 deaths

Thu, 26 Mar 2020 - 01:39 GMT

A criminal court on Thursday sentenced five people to death, over damaging a petroleum pipeline and causing the death of nine people in November in northern Egypt.

MPs approve draft law sentencing funders of terrorist groups to death

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 - 11:02 GMT

The parliament’s legislative committee on Sunday approved amendments suggested by the government to counter-terrorism law, toughening the penalties of terror-related crimes and sentencing those funding terrorist groups or acts to death.

Man sentenced to death for killing 7-member family

Thu, 30 Jan 2020 - 03:52 GMT

A defendant, who is charged with killing seven members of the same family and setting their house on fire, was sentenced to death on Thursday.

Court hands death sentence to 'Imbaba Cell' defendant

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 10:05 GMT

Giza Criminal Court on Saturday sentenced to death a defendant in the case known in media as "Imbaba Cell," over accusations including targeting Christians.

Court hands death sentence to ‘terrorist’ Hesham Al-Ashmawy

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 - 04:44 GMT

A military court handed Hesham al-Ashmawy, a former military officer, a death sentence on terrorism charges including killing security personnel in several separate acts since 2013.

MB fugitives: What charges facing Assem Abdel Maguid?

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 11:30 GMT

Assem Abdel Maguid is one of the Brotherhood leaders’ fugitives, who continued to incite violence against the country.

Court places 3 convicts in Mar Mina Church attack on terror list

Mon, 13 May 2019 - 02:50 GMT

The court's decision includes Ibrahim Ismail and Adel Imam who were sentenced to death on Sunday by the court.

Court upholds death sentences against 13 'Agnad Misr' convicts

Wed, 08 May 2019 - 09:29 GMT

The defendants are convicted with launching attacks against security forces, in the case known as Agnad Misr Organization.

Court sentences to death policeman for killing 2 Christians in Minya

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 02:38 GMT

A legal source said that Dar Al-Iftaa approved the death sentence against the defendant.

Death sentence for 'murderer' father in Mansoura referred to Mufti

Mon, 18 Mar 2019 - 02:41 GMT

Nazmi admitted, for the first time before the court, killing his two children; Rayan, 5, and Mohamed, 3.

Sisi fires back at Europeans urging cancelling death sentence in Egypt

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 03:54 GMT

"You will not teach us our humanity; we have our own humanity, and have our values, and have our morals," Sisi stated.

Court recommends death sentence to Monks accused of killing Bishop Epiphanius

Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 09:11 GMT

Damanhur Criminal Court ruled on Saturday to refer two Coptic Christian monks to Egypt's top religious authority for consideration of the death penalty against them over killing Head of St. Macarius Monastery in Wadi El-Natroun, Bishop Epiphanius in July

Court seeks death sentence to doctor convicted of killing his family

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 08:51 GMT

A court in Kafr El-Sheikh referred a doctor convicted of killing his wife and three children to the Grand Mufti to decide whether he should be sentenced to death.

Egypt's Cabinet approves bill executing narcotics smugglers

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 02:24 GMT

The bill also punishes possessors of such substances by a rigorous life sentence and a fine ranging between LE 100,000 ($5,664) and LE 500,000 ($28,319).

Infanticide: Court sentences to death children killers in Giza

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 08:44 GMT

Two women admitted planning with the other defendants to kidnap the victim in retaliation against his father.

20 defendants sentenced to life in Giza Terrorist Cell case

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 10:54 GMT

A total of 20 defendants were sentenced to life in prison, and a minor was given 10 years over terror-related charges in the case known as the “Giza Terrorist Cell.”

China condemns Trudeau's remarks about Canadian's death sentence

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 11:00 GMT

China denounced Canada on Tuesday for "irresponsible" remarks after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused it of "arbitrarily" sentencing a Canadian to death for drug smuggling.