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.
Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir met Sunday Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Waly.
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.
Rateb had funded Hassanein and a gang he leads to commit the crime.
The Egyptian Border Guard Force foiled Wednesday an attempt to smuggle into the country large quantities of arms, ammunition, and technical equipment.
This legislation comes within the framework of the state's strategy towards providing legislative solutions to combat such crime.
This was stated by Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri.
The authorities of Cairo International Airport thwarted Tuesday a passenger's attempt to smuggle 313 packages of medicines and cosmetics into the country.
When interrogated, all members of the gang confessed to committing the crime.
The authorities of Cairo International Airport foiled Sunday an attempt to smuggle €88,500 into Egypt by a passenger coming from Rome, Italy.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Tuesday with his Belgium counterpart Sophie Wilmes.
Egypt's Ambassador to Rome Hesham Badr received on Thursday two artifacts that had been smuggled to Italy in 2019.
The Armed Forces Spokesperson Tamer al-Refai posted Sunday a press release showcasing the efforts of the Border Guards over the past month.
The authorities of Cairo International Airport foiled an attempt to smuggle 27 spying devices by an Egyptian passenger coming from Greece.
The Ministry of Interior released on Saturday a statement detailing its achievements over one week.
This comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to combat crime in all forms, especially in the field of drug trafficking.
Skakal has been convicted of attempting to smuggle 21,855 artifacts in a diplomatic container from Alexandria to the Italian port of Salerno.
The passenger was coming from Dubai.
The arrested man is an Egyptian national coming from Turkey.
The National Security Department at the Ministry of Interior released on Tuesday a video-taped confession of one of the 16 defendants arrested.