Egyptian railway workers dealing with passengers to be subject to psychological check-ups as part of periodical training

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 - 10:27 GMT

The decision follows an incident that was videotaped by a passenger, and went viral on social media.

2 drug dealers killed, policeman injured in fire exchange in Upper Egypt's Asyut

Mon, 17 Aug 2020 - 11:21 GMT

In a fire exchange, two criminal elements convicted in illegal drug trade cases were killed.

PM visits 5 facilities, public investments in Alexandria's Borg Al Arab

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 08:20 GMT

The construction works of a court that will house Men's Handball World Championship taking place on January 14-31 are completed by 95 percent.

Egypt signs deal to receive Japan's Avigan, expects to get Oxford University Vaccine

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 11:39 GMT

After trial on 50 Egyptian COVID-19 patients since April, Egypt is set to receive more doses of Avigan that accelerates recovery.

1.2% of Egyptian Railway Authority's workers suspended over drug use

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 11:30 GMT

The number of employees screened since March 15, 2019 is 25,000.

Egypt starts treating 50 COVID-19 patients with Japanese antiviral drug Avigan

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 12:02 GMT

The Presidential Advisor for Health Affairs said that there is no drug for the COVID-19, but Avigan helps patients recover fast.

Attempt to smuggle 630kg hashish in Port Said thwarted

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 - 11:03 GMT

The container came from Syria, and arrived at East Port Said port under the company called AH for import and export.

Gov’t launches initiative against drug, medication errors

Sun, 18 Aug 2019 - 03:39 GMT

The Drug Information Center launched the initiative to preserve patients’ health and rationalize the consumption of medicines.

Arab interior ministers council raises alarm about danger of narcotics

Wed, 26 Jun 2019 - 01:23 GMT

Secretary General of the Arab Interior Ministers Council Mohamed Ben Ali Koman has raised the alarm about the problems of illegal drugs.

6 criminals killed in fire exchange with police in Sharqia

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 - 11:09 GMT

Those were implicated in killing an officer in Sharkia governorate while he was chasing them after they had committed car robbery.

Attempt to smuggle potassium permanganate foiled

Sun, 26 May 2019 - 01:07 GMT

Although it has medical uses, it can be used in manufacturing explosives, cocaine and methylcathinone.

Solidarity Ministry denies randomly testing citizens for drugs

Wed, 10 Apr 2019 - 01:18 GMT

The ministry pointed out that drug tests are limited to employees of the state's administrative apparatus.

Five new drug addiction treatment centers to open this year - min.

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 12:34 GMT

Wali said five new drug addiction treatment centers will open this year, thus raising the total number of centers to 27.

Cabinet denies reports on performing random drug tests on citizens

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 12:43 GMT

The cabinet media center had dismissed as groundless reports on performing random drug tests on all citizens.

Substance use among Egyptians records 10.4%

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 01:08 GMT

An official explained that 79 percent of crimes committed were driven by substance use.

8,282 public employees tested for drug abuse

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 - 01:05 GMT

The Addiction Treatment and Abuse Fund is intensifying campaigns aimed at extracting blood samples from public employees to determine whether they abuse drugs or not.

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.

Gov't approves bill to execute dealers of synthetic substances of harm to body, mind

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 12:30 GMT

Cabinet approved Wednesday a bill that stipulates the execution of everyone who imports or exports synthetic substances causing harm to the body.

China court orders retrial for Canadian jailed for drug smuggling

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 01:31 GMT

A Chinese court ordered a retrial of a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges on Saturday after prosecutors said his sentence of 15 years was too light.

Anti-drug fund launches initiative to raise awareness of Egyptian drivers

Wed, 05 Sep 2018 - 08:17 GMT

Anti-drug and treatment of addiction fund, chaired by Ghada Wali, the minister of social solidarity.