Mourned by all Egyptians and portrayed in pop culture, this is Abdel-Salam Mahgoub

Tue, 01 Feb 2022 - 06:43 GMT

General Mohamed Abdel-Salam al-Mahgoub has been mourned by all of Egypt after his passing on Monday at 86 years old after many years of military and civil service, as well as sensational espionage.

Authorities foil attempt to smuggle spying devices into Egypt through airport

Sun, 07 Feb 2021 - 10:11 GMT

The authorities of Cairo International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle 27 spying devices by an Egyptian passenger coming from Greece.

Qatar ignores worsening health of detained Egyptian engineer: opposition

Wed, 05 Feb 2020 - 07:08 GMT

The Qatari authorities has put the life of Egyptian engineer Ali Salem, who it has detained for around a year and a half without clear charges, in danger due to his deteriorating health condition, a Qatari opposition platform reported, citing sources clos

Egypt arrests 6 foreigners charged of espionage in Tahrir Square

Wed, 25 Sep 2019 - 04:16 GMT

They were assuming tasks related to the protests due to take place on Friday, September 20 upon the calls of Spain-based contractor Mohamed Ali.

MB leader Morsi dies in court after trial session

Mon, 17 Jun 2019 - 03:57 GMT

Leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Morsi died on Monday in court after the conclusion of a trial session as he was charged of espionage for Hamas.

Will Morsi survive? A look at ongoing trials, charges

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 - 07:57 GMT

Morsi received a death sentence in the “Mass Prison Break” case in May 2015, but the verdict was overturned by the Court of Cassation

In Pictures: Egypt foils Turkish espionage attempt

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 06:41 GMT

Egypt Today obtained photographic evidence regarding a Turkish espionage attempt.

Court upholds seizure of funds of 16 over collab. with Turkey

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 04:37 GMT

The Cairo Criminal Court upheld on Wednesday a verdict to temporarily freeze the assets of 16 suspects accused of espionage for Turkey.

UPDATE: Morsi's lifetime sentence over spying for Qatar upheld

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Egypt's Court of Cassation upheld on Saturday the lifetime sentence against former President Mohamed Morsi, and six others in the case of espionage with Qatar.

George Smiley to return in le Carré’s ‘A Legacy of Spies’

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 04:05 GMT

John le Carré’s iconic cold war spymaster will return after 25 years’ absence in le Carré’s new novel ‘A Legacy of Spies’ that will be published on September 7.

Mexico used 'tools of tyranny' to spy on journalists

Wed, 28 Jun 2017 - 09:14 GMT

Carmen Aristigui expresses her dissatisfaction with government agents who claim to be spying on her.

US defense contractor accused of spying for China

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 - 02:11 GMT

US defense contractor and former State Department security officer was arrested over spying for China.

Mexican journalists, activists accuse govt of spying on them

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 05:06 GMT

A group of prominent journalists and activists in Mexico accused the government Monday of spying on them,

Ousted president’s appeal in espionage case postponed

Sat, 03 Jun 2017 - 10:08 GMT

Review of an appeal filed by former President Mohamed Morsi against his prison sentence.

Court postpones retrial of Morsi in Qatar espionage case

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 11:56 GMT

The Cassation Court postponed the retrial of former President Mohamed Morsi and six others to June 3, on charges of leaking classified documents to Qatar.