Smuggling

Egyptian Armed Forces prevents illegal migration, smuggling attempts

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 10:54 GMT

The Egyptian Armed Forces announced Tuesday that the Border Guard Force, backed by information provided by the intelligence agencies, had recently thwarted several smuggling attempts of arms and drugs as well as illegal migration.

Egypt ready to train customs workers from neighboring countries on smuggling detection

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 01:55 GMT

Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir met Sunday Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly.

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.

Cairo Criminal Court convicts Alaa Hassanein, Hassan Rateb in 'Massive Artifact Looting' case

Thu, 21 Apr 2022 - 11:57 GMT

Rateb had funded Hassanein and a gang he leads to commit the crime.

Egyptian Armed Forces thwarts arms smuggling attempt in Suez Canal

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 01:23 GMT

The Egyptian Border Guard Force foiled Wednesday an attempt to smuggle into the country large quantities of arms, ammunition, and technical equipment.

Parl’t committee approves draft law to toughen punishment of unregistered migration facilitators

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 10:15 GMT

This legislation comes within the framework of the state's strategy towards providing legislative solutions to combat such crime.

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.

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