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Egypt court sentences 8 Pakistanis, Iranian, and 2 Egyptian to death over drug smuggling
Egypt

Egypt court sentences 8 Pakistanis, Iranian, and 2 Egyptian to death over drug smuggling

The Red Sea Criminal Court on Sunday sentenced 10 defendants, including two Egyptians, to death for their involvement in smuggling…
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…
Lebanon asks S.Arabia to reconsider ban on its produce
Middle East

Lebanon asks S.Arabia to reconsider ban on its produce

Lebanon said on Monday it hoped Saudi Arabia would reconsider a ban on its produce imposed over what Riyadh called…
Saudi court reduces Egyptian Ali Abu al-Qasim’s death sentence to 25 years in prison
Egypt

Saudi court reduces Egyptian Ali Abu al-Qasim’s death sentence to 25 years in prison

Egyptian engineer Ali Abu al-Qasim’s wife, Ibtisam Salameh, confirmed on Thursday that her husband’s death sentence was reduced to 25…
Iraq tightens security along flashpoint Syria frontier, military says
Middle East

Iraq tightens security along flashpoint Syria frontier, military says

AL-QAIM, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraq is tightening security along its 600 km (400 mile) border with Syria to curb the…
Police kill 4 wanted criminals during raid on ‘drug trafficking hotbed’
Egypt

Police kill 4 wanted criminals during raid on ‘drug trafficking hotbed’

Egypt’s Interior Ministry said on Monday that four “wanted criminals” were killed after an exchange of fire in al-Manzala city,…
Egypt police arrest drug dealer attempting to launder LE265 million
Egypt

Egypt police arrest drug dealer attempting to launder LE265 million

The Anti-Drugs and Organized Crime Sector of Egypt’s Interior Ministry arrested an individual attempting to launder about LE265 million, the…
Egypt’s Police seize factory for manufacturing narcotics in Tanta
Egypt

Egypt’s Police seize factory for manufacturing narcotics in Tanta

Police forces in Tanta on Tuesday seized a factory for manufacturing narcotics and arrested two people in charge of the…
Brazilian city weary of crime
World

Brazilian city weary of crime

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It happens, on average, more than five times a day in Rio de Janeiro: Police…
Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests
World

Louvre in Paris removes Sackler name after opioid protests

PARIS (AP) — France’s Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name…
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