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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/11/2023 10:05:31 PM
A Greek court in Crete sentenced a 45-year-old Egyptian man on Wednesday to 280 years in prison for human trafficking and smuggling migrants into Greece after he participated in the steering of a boat that was transporting migrants from Libya to Greece.

World - International
3/4/2023 2:52:24 PM
More sophisticated and high-caliber weapons are being illegally shipped into Haiti where violence has reached levels unseen for decades, warned a UN report seen by AFP on Saturday.

World - Region
3/3/2023 6:14:39 PM
Iran dismissed as "false" Friday a claim by the British and US navies that Iranian weapons had been seized from a smuggling boat apparently headed to Yemen.

Egypt - Defence
3/1/2023 4:02:15 PM
Egypt's Armed Forces announced on Wednesday that border guards have foiled an attempt to smuggle a large quantity of drugs in South Sinai governorate, Military Spokesman Gharib Abdel-Hafez said in a statement.

Egypt - Courts & Law
2/17/2023 1:51:43 PM
Egypt’s Court of Cassation accepted on Thursday the appeal of Boutros Raouf Ghaly on his 15 years prison sentence, reducing it to five years in prison and a EGP 1 million fine for smuggling antiquities to Italy in a case that goes back to 2018.

World - Region
1/10/2023 5:30:13 PM
Iran has sentenced a Belgian aid worker to a lengthy prison term and 74 lashes after convicting him of espionage charges in a closed-door trial, state media reported Tuesday.

World - International
1/9/2023 10:33:26 AM
A regional migration and drug smuggling crisis is expected to dominate talks between US President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday.

World - Region
12/4/2022 1:48:20 PM
Foreign Minister Fouad Hussein announced Sunday the return of 18,000 smuggled artefacts, reported the Iraqi News Agency (INA).

World - International
11/30/2022 12:48:56 PM
From torture and murder in the Netherlands and Serbia to an unprecedented web of corruption in Belgium, the Sky ECC investigation has shone a light into some of Europe's darkest corners.

World - Region
11/3/2022 8:10:22 PM
The U.S. on Thursday imposed sanctions on a group of individuals, firms and vessels connected to an oil smuggling outfit said to benefit the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.

World - Region
10/26/2022 9:23:35 PM
Moroccan police said Wednesday they had broken up a people smuggling gang in a northern town near the site of a deadly border tragedy in June.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/23/2022 2:41:24 PM
The Nuweiba port’s archaeological unit on Saturday successfully foiled an attempt to smuggle a 15 centimetre tall bronze statue of Greek deity Aphrodite and a collection of 1,752 coins and weights.

World - International
10/8/2022 3:23:52 PM
The back-to-back shipwrecks of migrant smuggling boats off Greece have once again put the spotlight on the dangers of the Mediterranean migration route, the risks migrants and refugees are willing to take and the political infighting that has thwarted a safe European response to people fleeing war, poverty and climate change.

World - Region
10/6/2022 10:23:45 PM
U.S. special operations forces conducted a raid in northeast Syria overnight, killing an Islamic State insurgent who was involved in smuggling weapons and fighters, U.S. officials said Thursday.

World - International
9/19/2022 6:39:51 PM
An American navy veteran detained in Afghanistan since 2020 was released in exchange for a Taliban ally imprisoned in the US for heroin smuggling, US and Afghan officials announced Monday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/5/2022 5:10:28 PM
The drug smuggling conviction in Russia of US basketball star Brittney Griner has again raised the question of potential prisoner exchanges between Moscow and Washington.

World - International
7/1/2022 1:34:31 PM
The tractor-trailer at the centre of a human-smuggling attempt that left 53 people dead had passed through an inland U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint with migrants inside the sweltering rig earlier in its journey, a U.S. official said Thursday.

Egypt - Tourism
6/16/2022 4:02:37 PM
Five artefacts smuggled from Egypt and seized in Kuwait in 2019 were handed over to Egypt’s Ambassador to Kuwait Osama Shaltout from the Kuwait National Museum on Thursday.

World - Region
6/6/2022 1:17:16 PM
A British citizen was sentenced Monday by an Iraqi court to 15 years in prison on charges of attempting to smuggle artifacts out of the country, in a case that has attracted international attention.

World - Region
4/24/2022 3:08:52 PM
Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign vessel smuggling fuel in the Gulf and arrested its crew members, state media said Sunday, in the third such incident reported this month.

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