Smuggling

9 archaeological coins, brass candlestick confiscated at Cairo International Airport

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 - 11:32 GMT

This was stated by Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri.

Attempt to smuggle 313 packages of medicines, cosmetics into Egypt thwarted

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 01:46 GMT

The authorities of Cairo International Airport thwarted Tuesday a passenger's attempt to smuggle 313 packages of medicines and cosmetics into the country.

Gang arrested for excavating Ancient Egyptian tomb, attempting to smuggle sarcophagus

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 12:28 GMT

When interrogated, all members of the gang confessed to committing the crime.

Attempt to smuggle €88.5K into Egypt foiled by airport authorities

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 09:53 GMT

The authorities of Cairo International Airport foiled Sunday an attempt to smuggle €88,500 into Egypt by a passenger coming from Rome, Italy.

Egypt's FM discusses security, economic matters with Belgium counterpart

Tue, 13 Jul 2021 - 12:52 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with his Belgium counterpart Sophie Wilmes.

Egypt retrieves 2 smuggled artifacts from Italy

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 02:59 GMT

Egypt's Ambassador to Rome Hesham Badr received on Thursday two artifacts that had been smuggled to Italy in 2019.

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.

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.

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.

Attempt to smuggle large amounts of drugs worth LE 30M thwarted in Ahmed Hamdi Tunnel

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 09:24 GMT

This comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to combat crime in all forms, especially in the field of drug trafficking.

Ex-Italian honorary consul sentenced to 15 years in absentia

Tue, 21 Jan 2020 - 01:53 GMT

Skakal has been convicted of attempting to smuggle 21,855 artifacts in a diplomatic container from Alexandria to the Italian port of Salerno.

Passenger’s attempt to smuggle 4 gold, metal detectors thwarted

Sat, 16 Nov 2019 - 10:44 GMT

The passenger was coming from Dubai.

Attempt to smuggle counterfeit money into Egypt foiled

Sun, 10 Nov 2019 - 02:37 GMT

The arrested man is an Egyptian national coming from Turkey.

Muslim Brotherhood member confesses smuggling plot

Tue, 10 Sep 2019 - 03:58 GMT

The National Security Department at the Ministry of Interior released on Tuesday a video-taped confession of one of the 16 defendants arrested.

6 defendants in ‘Illegal Migration Gang’ case referred to court

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 01:34 GMT

Public Prosecutor Nabil Sadeq referred six defendants in the lawsuit publicly known as “The Illegal Migration Gang” to urgent criminal trial.

Egyptian officials angered as Tutankhamun bust put on auction Thursday

Thu, 04 Jul 2019 - 12:53 GMT

Head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri said that the National Committee for Antiquities Repatriation held a meeting after making sure that an Egyptian Tutankhamun bust is up for sale in an auction in the UK.

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.

Egypt thwarts smuggling antiquities of Muhammad Ali's family

Sun, 19 May 2019 - 01:01 GMT

Egyptian security authorities in the Cairo International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle into Egyptsome historic objects.

In pics: Smuggled swords, ammunition seized in Cairo Airport

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 01:42 GMT

The smuggled objects were possessed by an Arab passenger who flew from Jeddah to Cairo.

Security measures taken over 6 months

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 01:41 GMT

In its mid-year report, the Cabinet stated the achievements ofthe Egyptian Armed Forces and the police in the realm of countering terrorism and combating crime.

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