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Court sets Jan. 23 for trial of 4 defendants in Health Ministry bribery case

Wed, 05 Jan 2022 - 10:10 GMT

Cairo Appeals Court has set for January 23 the first session of a trial of four defendants implicated in a Health Ministry bribery case.

Egypt's Cassation court commutes capital punishment for 6 convicts to rigorous sentence in Pyramids hotel attack case

Sun, 02 Jan 2022 - 04:54 GMT

The convicts had been charged with joining an outlawed group, possessing ammunition and arms, using force against police and sabotaging state property.

Egypt’s administrative court dismisses lawsuit calling for blocking ’TikTok’

Sun, 26 Dec 2021 - 03:16 GMT

The lawsuit, No. 45923 of Judicial Year 74, calls for blocking TikTok as it disseminates and “incites immorality, pornography, bullying, violence” among the teenagers.

Egyptian MB member Hassan Malek's brother, 22 others sentenced to life over terrorism-related charges

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:51 GMT

The court also sentenced 18 defendants implicated in the same case to 15 years in jail while it acquitted four others.

Cassation Court upholds death sentences against 21 defendants of Ansar Beit Maqdes group

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 03:18 GMT

The Cassation Court upheld on Thursday death sentences against 21 defendants of Ansar Beit al-Maqdes terror group over terrorism-related charges.

Int'l ruling prevents Egypt from paying $30M in compensation to Bahraini company

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 - 03:15 GMT

The dispute is due to the claim of the adjudicating company, the failure of the Egyptian state to agree to the company’s request to grant it a license to build a 5-star hotel with a height of 200 meters (instead of 72 meters as was decided in the terms of reference)

3 defendants in 'Fairmont rape' case sentenced to life over another rape case

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 04:41 GMT

Two of the defendants were sentenced in absentia due to their escape.

Cairo Court of Appeal dismisses 'illegal foreign funding' case against 4 NGOs

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 01:46 GMT

As such, the total number of NGOs, cases against which have been dropped, becomes 75.

Egypt’s court of appeal sentences doctor insulting male nurse to one yearn jail

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 06:16 GMT

The court also fined two other co-defendants LE 50,000 each for bullying the male nurse

Egypt witnesses 1st harshened FGM penalty after law amendment in April

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 09:18 GMT

Last week, a criminal court in Egypt ruled a “historic verdict” in an FGM case, which was seen as a victory to all victims of FGM, and a support to all efforts to eliminate this crime.

Egypt's top prosecutor orders arrest of doctor for 4 days over insulting nurse

Mon, 13 Sep 2021 - 11:12 GMT

Egypt's Prosecutor General Hamada el Sawi has ordered the detention of a doctor at a private hospital for four days pending investigations over charges of insulting a nurse.

Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb detained pending investigation over funding excavation of antiquities

Wed, 14 Jul 2021 - 11:54 GMT

A southern Cairo court judge ordered the detention of Egyptian businessman Hassan Rateb for another 15 days pending investigation over funding a former MP in illegal excavation operations.

Egypt's Ismailia Economic Court of First Instance considers decision of upholding seizure of MV EVER GIVEN

Sun, 04 Jul 2021 - 09:51 GMT

In media remarks on June 24, 2021, the Suez Canal Authority Chief Admiral Osama Rabie said that The Suez Canal Authority has reached a preliminary satisfying solution to the Ever Given ship.

Court to decide destiny of 190 extremist workers at Egyptian railways

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 01:11 GMT

According to the minister's statements on Sunday, the extremist affiliations of railway workers are determined by the National Security Agency.

Egypt's court of Ismailia adjourns hearing for upholding seizure of MV EVER GIVEN after proposing new 'reasonable' offer

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 09:34 GMT

The lawyers representing both parties asked the court jury for further time to reach a final agreement after the shipowners made an offer described as “reasonable” by the authority’s defense committee members.

Egypt’s Economic Court of Ismailia considers request for upholding decision of arresting MV EVER GIVEN

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 10:30 GMT

The Ismailia Economic Court of First Instance on May 29 adjourned a hearing for upholding the arrest of the ship to June 20, 2021, upon requests from the lawyers of the SCA and the shipowners, to allow further settlement discussions to take place.

Egypt's court upholds decision of keeping stranded Ever Given ship under arrest

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 07:09 GMT

The court also recused itself from the consideration of another case filed by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA).

9 Egyptian convicts executed in 'Kerdasa Massacre' lawsuit dating back to 2013

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 10:37 GMT

Twenty were sentenced to death in the retrial that consisted of 156 convicts.

'Cairo Metro harasser' sentenced to 3 years in jail

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 02:39 GMT

The Public Prosecution ordered the imprisonment of the subway harasser for 4 days pending investigations for the accusation of an indecent act inside the only-women metro carriage on March 13, 2021.

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.

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