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GDNC thwarts attempt to smuggle more than 3.5m amphetamine tablets in Jeddah
The General Directorate of Narcotics Control (GDNC) announced on Wednesday that it had thwarted an attempt to smuggle 3,575,000 amphetamine tablets in Jeddah.
The GDNC said it has thwarted the smuggling of amphetamine tablets at Jeddah Islamic Port that had been found hidden inside a consignment for building materials.
The GDNC spokesperson Maj. Mohammed Al-Najidi said that the seized quantity was in the possession of 2 residents and an expatriate with a visitor visa of Turkish nationality.
The suspects were arrested after taking the initial legal measures against them and been referring them to the Public Prosecution, he said.
Prince Abdulaziz monitors readiness of Hajj security forces
Minister of Interior Prince Abdulaziz Bin Saud Bin Naif, who is also Chairman of the Supreme Hajj Committee, was reassured of the readiness of Hajj security forces to carry out ...
Al-Rabiah: Hajj disseminates message of peace and security from Makkah to entire world
Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah stated that the annual pilgrimage of Hajj disseminates a sublime message of peace, security and tranquility from Makkah to the en...
Iranian-flagged tanker in Greece tugged to Piraeus port
An Iranian-flagged tanker seized by Greece in April, part of whose cargo was confiscated by the United States, was being towed to the port of Piraeus on Saturday, Greek coast gu...
Iran ready to offer a political solution to ease Syria-Turkey tension, foreign minister says
Iran is working towards a political solution to keep Turkey from invading northern Syria, Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said on Saturday during a visit to Damascus.
Second woman killed in shark attack in Egypt's Red Sea
Two women were killed in shark attacks in Egypt's Red Sea, south of the city of Hurghada, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment said on Sunday.
British Army's Twitter and YouTube accounts restored after hack
The British Army regained control of its Twitter and YouTube accounts on Sunday after they were briefly hacked and used to post about cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens.
WikiLeaks' Assange lodges appeal against U.S. extradition
WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange has appealed to the High Court in London to block his extradition to the United States to face criminal charges, his brother said on Friday, th...
After two pandemic years, a summer travel bounce — and chaos
At a tourism conference in Phuket last month, Thailand’s prime minister looked out at attendees and posed a question with a predictable answer.
MOFA announces unified number for digital services to citizens abroad
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced the unified number 920011114 to provide all services to citizens abroad, as well as to the beneficiaries of the ministry’s all digital ...
Garden picnic ideas: 11 ways to enjoy a laid-back dining experience outdoors
These garden picnic ideas will help you make the most of good weather and throw a memorable meal outdoors
Madinah Cardiac Center implements 19 cardiac catheterization operations for pilgrims within 10 days
The Cardiac Diseases and Surgery Center of Madinah Health Cluster has implemented 19 cardiac catheterization operations for pilgrims within 10 days.
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