Illegal tobacco product seized at Hamad Port

Illegal tobacco product seized at Hamad Port

In yet another major haul of banned narcotic substances, the General Authority of Customs (GAC), represented by the Maritime Customs Department, seized 1,653kg of ‘tambaku’ (a kind of chewing tobacco) at Hamad Port. According to a video tweeted today by the GAC, the banned substance was...

Confronting global narcotics problem 'a shared responsibility'

Confronting global narcotics problem 'a shared responsibility'

Qatar has underlined that the threat of narcotic drugs to the health and safety of all mankind still exists, in light of its escalating negative repercussions on the social, economic and political stability ...

Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

Philippine drug war chief quits amid narcotics scandal

The Philippines' top policeman, who leads the nation's deadly drugs crackdown, quit on Monday as he faces allegations of protecting officers accused of selling a huge haul of seized narcotics.

Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years

Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years

The now 45-year-old was originally given a life term -- narrowly escaping the death sentence handed to some other foreign drug traffickers.

More than 100 dead as Bangladesh drug war escalates

More than 100 dead as Bangladesh drug war escalates

A total of 102 suspected traffickers have been killed since Bangladesh launched an aggressive war on drugs in mid-May to smash the surging trade in yaba.

Philippine mayor linked to drugs killed in raid

Philippine mayor linked to drugs killed in raid

A Philippine mayor named as being involved in the narcotics trade was shot dead in a police raid Sunday, authorities said, the latest official to be killed since President Rodrigo Duterte launched a drug war.

Philippines police plan new phase in drugs war

Philippines police plan new phase in drugs war

Signalling a shift in strategy in its blood-soaked war against drugs, Philippines police aim to reduce the killing of suspects and put more resources into arresting prominent people tied to the trade ...

New GCC plan to fight drug trafficking

New GCC plan to fight drug trafficking

Directors of anti-narcotics organisations in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) states have decided to come with up an immediate plan and a new strategy to deal with the trafficking of Captagon pills.

Philippine police kill six supporters of mayor over drugs

Philippine police kill six supporters of mayor over drugs

Police Wednesday shot dead six supporters of a Philippine mayor days after President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to have him ‘shot on sight’ for protecting his allegedly drug-dealing son.

Pakistan airline staff quizzed after drugs seized

Pakistan airline staff quizzed after drugs seized

Employees of Pakistan's national airline are in custody and under investigation after drugs were seized from a Dubai-bound flight, a spokesman said on Monday.