Antiquities smuggler involved in selling an Egyptian sarcophagus to an international museum arrested

Tue, 29 Mar 2022 - 01:10 GMT

Dib was the main player in the illegal smuggling of the Egyptian sarcophagus and its sale to the Metropolitan Museum.

Egyptian police handles thousands of cases in 1 week

Sat, 10 Oct 2020 - 07:07 GMT

The Ministry of Interior released on Saturday a statement detailing its achievements over one week.

Egypt discusses countering antiquities trafficking with China, Greece

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - 09:16 GMT

Antiquities Minister Khaled al Enani on Friday held separate meetings with the Greek and Chinese ministers of culture on means of boosting cooperation to counter illegal trade and trafficking in antiquities.

Arab entity calls to support police in Yemen, Comoros

Mon, 04 Mar 2019 - 12:29 GMT

The council's secretariat general called upon interior ministries of member states to support the police in Yemen and Comoros.

Proposed amendments to sexual assault penalties

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 - 05:43 GMT

MP Mona Monir highlighted that many try to take revenge on perpetuators who are not perceived to be fairly penalized, which jeopardizes social peace.

Public Funds Police reveals LE 100 million money laundering case

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 02:06 GMT

Public Funds Crimes Investigation Police revealed the largest money laundering case worth LE 100 million ($5 million) of which three brothers were accused.

Police recover 6 artifacts, 4,480 coins in Beni Suef

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 02:30 GMT

The Antiquities Police at Beni Suef seized six artifacts and 4,480 coins from the home of two brothers in one of the villages north of Beni Suef on Monday.

Gang convicted of sex offences against vulnerable girls in England

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 - 05:07 GMT

A gang of 18 people has been found guilty of trafficking and sexually abusing vulnerable teenage girls and young women for several years in northern England.

Gross penalties for human organ trafficking in new law

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 - 07:51 GMT

The House of Representatives recently approved a proposed law submitted by the government to amend some provisions of Law No. 5 of 2010 on organ transplant.

'Girls as dessert': Thai sex scandal exposes grim tradition

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 10:43 GMT

When senior bureaucrats visited Boonyarit, the routine was often: welcome them with the finest food and drink and then bring out the teen girls, often referred to as "dessert".

Parliament to discuss organ transplantation law June 19

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 - 06:07 GMT

Any transplantation should be donated by the recipient’s relatives. In non-relative cases a committee should be formed to ensure the law is not violated.

Gov't finalizes law that intensifies penalties for organ trade

Thu, 11 May 2017 - 06:20 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad, will submit the final version of a law that imposes harsher penalties on organ trade to the parliament.

Human trafficking crimes in Libya raise alarm at UN Security Council

Wed, 10 May 2017 - 07:50 GMT

Migrant-related crimes in Libya, sparked off a debate at the Security Council which is considering carrying out an investigation by ICC.