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Syrian woman smuggled drugs using her miscarried child’s body: state TV
Middle East

Syrian woman smuggled drugs using her miscarried child’s body: state TV

Syria bore witness to a tragic crime in which a mother self-induced a miscarriage and used the body to smuggle…
Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison
World

Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison

Once one of the world’s most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced to…
Why is Colombia’s cocaine production so high?
World

Why is Colombia’s cocaine production so high?

The cultivation and production of cocaine in Colombia reached record levels in 2017, according to the latest annual report from the UN Office on Drugs…
Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ found guilty by NY jury
World

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ found guilty by NY jury

Mexican mobster Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was found guilty Tuesday by a New York jury of crimes spanning a quarter…
Police seize 4.6 million narcotics through Suez Canal
Egypt

Police seize 4.6 million narcotics through Suez Canal

Several Counter-Narcotics Department officers and the General Department for the Suez Canal Security have seized a container on a Suez…
Foreign passenger arrested trying to smuggle 2.2 kg cocaine into Egypt
Egypt

Foreign passenger arrested trying to smuggle 2.2 kg cocaine into Egypt

  Egyptian authorities on Monday arrested a foreign passenger, 22, who was attempting trying to smuggle 2.2 kg of cocaine…
Donald Trump proposes death penalty for some drug dealers to battle opioid epidemic
World

Donald Trump proposes death penalty for some drug dealers to battle opioid epidemic

The US president wants to execute drug dealers as part of his plan to combat addiction. Trump will also ask…
US to reopen probe into Hezbollah ‘narcoterrorism’
Middle East

US to reopen probe into Hezbollah ‘narcoterrorism’

The US Justice Department announced on Thursday plans to create a special task force to crack down on what it…
Egypt Interior Ministry denies reports actors arrested on narcotics charges
Egypt

Egypt Interior Ministry denies reports actors arrested on narcotics charges

The Egyptian Interior Ministry falsified reports on Saturday, that actor Amr Youseif and his wife actress Kenda Allosh were arrested…
Navy confiscates 1.6 tons of cannabis from Syrian smugglers near Libyan border
Egypt

Navy confiscates 1.6 tons of cannabis from Syrian smugglers near Libyan border

Egyptian naval forces have confiscated 1.6 ton of cannabis from smugglers off the north coast, near the city of Salloum,…
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