Border Guards

Photos: Egyptian, Sudanese forces conclude joint drills Guardian of the South-2

Fri, 16 Dec 2022 - 02:16 GMT

The joint drills took place in the border guard fields training complex within the joint plan to back horizons of military cooperation between the armed forces of the two sisterly countries, the Egyptian Military Spokesman said in a statement on Friday.

Egyptian army thwarts smuggling of tons of drugs, urea used to manufacture explosives

Fri, 08 Jul 2022 - 04:03 GMT

“This comes in continuation of the Border Guards forces in facing smugglers and criminal elements and foiling plans and attempts that aim to threaten the stability of the society and harm the Egyptian national security,” a statement by the military spokesman read on Thursday.

Photos: Egyptian army thwarts attempt to smuggle large shipment of weapons, drugs near Siwa

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 07:00 GMT

According to a statement by the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman on Monday, the border guards managed to seize two four-wheel drive vehicles without license plates that are used by the terrorist elements for operations of smuggling and infirtlation.

Egypt's Border guards continue efforts to fight crime, illegal immigration

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 09:23 GMT

The forces seized up to 240 arms, 120 magazines and 9,000 bullets.

Egyptian Border Guards foil 2.75K illegal migration attempts, smuggling of tons of drugs

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 04:24 GMT

The Armed Forces Spokesperson Tamer al-Refai posted Sunday a press release showcasing the efforts of the Border Guards over the past month.

334 illegal migrants, infiltrators arrested by border guards in May

Fri, 28 Jun 2019 - 01:40 GMT

Some 1,882 kg of hashish, 2,325 kg of bango and three kg of opium, as well as 185,000 narcotic pills were seized.

In Pics: Egyptian army arrests 2,770 illegal immigrants in 2019

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 12:35 GMT

The forces seized 1,800 kilograms of prohibited hemp, 800 kilograms of cannabis essence, and 1 million drug tablets.

Border guards foil 72-kilogram heroin smuggling attempt

Mon, 01 Oct 2018 - 09:48 GMT

The border guards foiled a 72-kilogram heroin smuggling attempt at the southern strategic borders.

Militants kill 10 Iran Guards at Iraqi border post - agency

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 11:58 GMT

Militants killed 10 Iranian Revolutionary Guards in an attack on a post on the Iraqi border on Saturday, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

Terrorist hotbeds attacked in military operation 'Sinai 2018'

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 - 10:01 GMT

Egypt's military Air forces targeted a number of terrorist hotbeds, weapons and ammunition stores as part of an intensified security crackdown in different parts in Sinai, according to a second statement by the military spokesperson on Facebook.

2017 in numbers: What border guards have intercepted this year

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 04:14 GMT

Egypt Today has compiled a list of all the confiscated contrabands and substances that were caught in 2017.

Eight border guards killed in northwest Iran

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 07:33 GMT

At least eight Iranian border guards have been killed in heavy clashes with terrorists in the country’s northwestern province of West Azarbaijan.

Illegal immigration attempts by 61 people foiled

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 01:36 GMT

Border guards of the western military zone foiled illegal immigration attempts by 61 people of different nationalities.

Egyptian Border guards foil illegal immigration attempt by 451 persons

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 01:44 GMT

the Armed Forces Colonel Tamer El Refaay said Saturday Border guards have foiled illegal immigration attempts by 451 people of different nationalities.

Border guards stop 294 illegal immigrants, seize tons of arms in two weeks

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 10:12 GMT

Military spokesman sent out a statement on Thursday that features border guards’ accomplishments between July 24 and August 8, 2017.

28 persons nabbed, 22 vehicles seized along western borders

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 - 01:24 GMT

Border guards of the western area seized 22 four-wheel drives and arrested 28 Egyptians while attempting to smuggle goods without paying customs duties.

Border guards thwart infiltration attempt into Libya

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 - 01:00 GMT

Border guards at the Egyptian-Libyan borders and Mersa Matruh security forces thwarted on Tuesday an infiltration attempt by 27 people into Libya.

Border guards stop 464 illegal immigrants in two weeks

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 - 08:07 GMT

Border guards managed to intercept 464 illegal immigrants

351 unregistered immigrants arrested on Western, Southern borders

Tue, 16 May 2017 - 08:33 GMT

Border Guard forces arrested 351 unregistered immigrants and infiltrators between April 25 and May 12.