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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.

Egypt designates deadline for gun licenses renewal

Wed, 29 Sep 2021 - 12:48 GMT

Licensed arms include birdshot shotguns, live round guns, white weapons, sound guns, air and gas guns and pistols.

BREAKING: Military clash by heavy weapons between Sudanese, Ethiopian armies

Wed, 26 May 2021 - 02:21 GMT

The Sudanese and Ethiopian armies engaged Wednesday in military clash using heavy weapons in Bashenda border area.

Egyptian FM stresses necessity to reduce nuclear armaments worldwide

Wed, 24 Feb 2021 - 09:56 GMT

The minister also called upon nuclear powers to fulfill their commitments and pledges within the framework of the Treaty on the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT).

Congress members draft bill to sanction Turkey over Russian S-400 missile system

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 - 02:12 GMT

The air defense system acquired by the NATO member a year ago has not been activated yet.

Sudanese authorities seize smuggled Turkish weapons heading to Ethiopia

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 - 03:12 GMT

Sudanese Intelligence Division forces seized 25 Turkish-made Kalashnikov rifles, 80 pistols, and big quantities of DShK and Kalashnikov ammunition.

Assar, CZ Group president discuss cooperation in military industry

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 11:42 GMT

Military Production Minister Mohamed Assar had talks on Tuesday with Lubomir Kovarik, President of the Czech CZ Group, on means of benefiting from modern technology in manufacturing military equipment.

‘We are a capable army’: Egypt's president on threats

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 06:06 GMT

“Fragmentation and chaos achieve to others a victory without combat,” the president stipulated.

Turkey’s S-400 acquisition in middle of massive incentives, grim consequences

Sat, 27 Jul 2019 - 05:36 GMT

Since its receipt by Turkey earlier this month, the Russian S-400 missile system has triggered a strong response by its fellow NATO member the United States.

Police raids 2 terrorist hideouts in Cairo suburbs

Mon, 20 May 2019 - 09:29 GMT

Security forces raided two terrorist hideouts in the 6th of October City and Al Shorouk cities.

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.

Police seize 39 weapons during country-wide crackdown

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 02:17 GMT

Interior Ministry public security sector in coordination with the criminal investigation bodies, anti-drug and crime-combat sectors seized 39 weapons.

Inside Trump's 'Buy American' drive to expand weapons exports

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 07:50 GMT

Shares of major U.S. defense contractors added to gains after the news and Raytheon hit an all-time high.

Art takes death out of deadly weapons

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 - 08:32 GMT

Many artists have turned bullets, bombs and guns into artistic pieces and sculptures to mark the miserable stages that their countries have passed through.

Bank of America takes aim at gun-making clients

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 - 07:40 GMT

Bank of America said its request to makers of the military-style weapons was in line with those taken by other financial industry companies.

Syria says claims it uses chemical weapons 'lies'

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 09:55 GMT

The Syrian government said on Wednesday that claims by France and the United States that it was still using chemical weapons were “lies”.

US to provide Ukraine with weaponry to fight Russian-backed separatists

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 09:50 GMT

U.S. officials said Friday that the Trump administration approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine.

Saudis say thousands of arms seized at Yemen border since 2016

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 02:28 GMT

Saudi Arabia said Friday it has seized thousands of weapons and hundreds of smugglers illegally crossing over from war-hit Yemen.

Egypt's air force destroys 10 vehicles on western border

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 05:18 GMT

Egypt’s Air Forces destroyed ten four-wheel-drive vehicles laden with smuggled weapons and ammunition on the country’s western border.

Wrap up: Fighting terror priority in Sisi's France visit

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 03:27 GMT

“I would like to thank President Sisi and the Egyptian Armed Forces for playing a crucial role in that issue,” French president said.

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