Death Sentence

Egyptian cassation court upholds death sentences for 3 in Zagazig terrorist cell case

Thu, 10 Aug 2023 - 01:57 GMT

The Egyptian court of cassation upheld on Thursday death sentences for three people in the case known as “Zagazig terrorist cell” case.

Egypt’s Zagazig court sentences murderer of university student Salma Bahgat to death

Mon, 07 Nov 2022 - 02:42 GMT

Egyptian Public Prosecution referred in August Mohamed to the criminal trial over killing his female colleague after he was charged with premeditated murder.

Nayera Ashraf’s murder case: Evidences behind death penalty, expected legal scenarios

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 11:46 GMT

Mansoura Criminal Court sentenced to death the killer of student Nayera Ashraf Wednesday, on the grounds of his accusation of premeditated murder.

Court refers case of murderer of Alexandria priest to Grand Mufti for advisory on death sentence

Thu, 19 May 2022 - 08:33 GMT

Alexandria Criminal Court ruled Wednesday to refer the case in which the defendant Abdel Rahman el-Nahr accused of murdering Priest Arsanios Wadeed to the Grand Mufti for religious advisory on death sentence.

Man who killed his daughter’s fiancée, buried him in Cairo’s Rehab apartment sentenced to death

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 01:24 GMT

Cairo Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced a man in his late fifties to death over killing his daughter’s fiancée and burying him in an apartment in Cairo’s Rehab city in 2018, a crime that has sparked uproar on social media.

Court sentences 4 to death, 15 to life for killing policemen in northern Egypt

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 01:17 GMT

A criminal court in northern Sharkia governorate sentenced four people to death and 15 others to life in prison for joining a terrorist group and killing and attempting to kill a number of police men.

Hisham Ashmawi’s top aide, 2 others sentenced to death, placed on terror lists: Egyptian court

Mon, 25 Oct 2021 - 10:50 GMT

An Egyptian court sentenced three people to death, including Bahaa Keshk, the alleged main assistant of terrorist Hisham El-Ashmawi, over leading a terrorist group.

Egyptian court sentences 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death over attacking police

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 04:58 GMT

A Beheira criminal court sentenced on Thursday 24 Muslim Brotherhood members to death over attacking police, a statement read.

Maadi child molester might face death sentence according to law

Thu, 11 Mar 2021 - 03:25 GMT

A child molester who dominated news the past days after he was caught on camera abusing a young girl, is referred to criminal court to be tried over his crime.

Minister follows up on Egyptian sentenced to 25 yrs in Saudi prison

Thu, 11 Feb 2021 - 04:09 GMT

Minister of Immigraiton Nabila Makram Abdel-Shaheed announced that the ministry has followed closely the case of the Egyptian engineer, "Ali Abu Al-Qasim," who had his death sentence reduced to 25 years in prison in Saudi Arabia.

Death sentence upheld against murderer of Marg priest Sama'an Shehata

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 - 02:26 GMT

The Cassation Court upheld on Thursday the death sentence given to a man who murdered a priest with a cleaver in 2017.

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.