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Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/22/2024 11:14:16 PM
Diaa Rashwan, the head of the State Information Service, stated that more than 1,500 tunnels between Gaza and Egypt have already been destroyed and the border wall has been strengthened, refuting recurring Israeli allegations that Egypt is a source of weapons smuggled into Gaza.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
4/21/2024 3:29:51 PM
A 3,400-year-old head from a statue of King Ramses II, stolen and smuggled out of Egypt, has finally returned home this week from Switzerland.

World - War in Sudan
4/3/2024 12:50:12 PM
On a street corner in the Sudanese town of Tamboul, dozens of people tap feverishly on their phones, calling loved ones and moving money through online apps.

World - Region
1/28/2024 3:18:38 PM
Iran's Revolutionary Guards seized Sunday a foreign oil tanker carrying around two million litres of "smuggled fuel" near the country's southern coast, local media reported.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
7/11/2023 6:38:40 PM
Germany repatriated 40 Ancient Egyptian statuettes to Egypt on Monday after they had been stolen and illegally smuggled out of the country, in the first step to returning them home.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/8/2023 3:02:52 PM
Four ancient Egyptian artefacts that were illegally smuggled to Italy have found their way home. The artefacts were handed over to the Egyptian Embassy in Rome some time ago and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in Egypt received them from the foreign ministry Monday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/2/2023 1:49:09 PM
A recently recovered ancient Egyptian artefact known as the “Green Coffin” was returned on Monday from the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences in the United States after it had been smuggled illegally outside of Egypt.

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).

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/27/2022 9:33:43 PM
The Egyptian embassy in Switzerland has recovered a smuggled ancient Egyptian statue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/12/2022 3:09:06 PM
Egypt has recovered on Sunday two ancient Egyptian statues that were smuggled to Belgium, as the country continues intensive efforts to retrieve thousands of artefacts found in the unlawful possession of museums and individuals around the world.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/7/2022 3:43:52 PM
Egypt is set to repatriate 16 artefacts that were stolen and smuggled out of the country after they were recovered by the authorities in the United States as part of their investigations in a major case of international trafficking in Egyptian antiquities.

World - International
8/13/2022 10:47:55 PM
Three people died Saturday after a van packed with people being smuggled into Austria from Slovakia overturned when its driver tried to escape a police check, officials said.

World - International
6/28/2022 9:57:10 AM
Forty-six people were found dead after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer on a remote back road in San Antonio in what marked the latest tragedy to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico to the U.S. Sixteen people were hospitalized, including four children.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
6/18/2022 12:13:36 PM
A celebrated Ukrainian medic whose footage was smuggled out of the besieged city of Mariupol by an Associated Press team was freed by Russian forces on Friday, three months after she was taken captive on the streets of the city.

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.

Antiquities - Museums
6/5/2022 11:27:36 PM
The National Committee for the Repatriation of Stolen and Smuggled Antiquities met Sunday to discuss several issues, chief among which was the latest work to repatriate stolen and illegally smuggled antiquities.

Antiquities - Greco-Roman
1/5/2022 5:02:17 PM
A chandelier and nine gold and metal coins from the Byzantine and Ptolemaic periods were seized at the Cairo International Airport before being smuggled abroad on Tuesday.

World - International
12/23/2021 10:26:45 AM
The U.S. Navy said it seized a large cache of assault rifles and ammunition being smuggled by a fishing ship from Iran likely bound for war-ravaged Yemen.

Egypt - Politics
12/20/2021 5:34:03 PM
Egypt retrieved on Monday 36 artefacts that had been smuggled to Spain in 2014, according to a statement by the Egyptian general prosecution.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/12/2021 7:17:33 PM
Egypt has recovered nearly 30,000 illegally smuggled artifacts from abroad since 2011, including 5,300 in 2021 alone, General Supervisor of the Repatriation Antiquities Department Shaaban Abdel-Gawad said on Saturday.

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