158 Kilos of Cannabis and Dh2.7 Million Worth of Pills Seized in the Gulf

158 Kilos of Cannabis and Dh2.7 Million Worth of Pills Seized in the Gulf

In joint operations carried out by the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Oman during the first half of this year seized around 158 kilos of cannabis and Captagon tablets worth Dh2.7 million. These operations resulted in the arrest of 12 dealers.     Colonel Saeed Abdullah Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Federal Anti-Drugs Control Department and […]

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

  With Egypt’s economy facing turbulent times, it is no surprise that people started thinking twice about their tobacco choices. The true heroes are the smokers who have managed to quit this extremely unhealthy and body damaging habit. However, not everyone could give up the habit, even in the face of the floating Egyptian pound, […]

Egypt to Take Part in Joint Military Drills with the UAE and Bahrain

Egypt to Take Part in Joint Military Drills with the UAE and Bahrain

by Mohamed Rashed

  The Egyptian Armed Forces has just announced on Saturday that it will take part of two military drills –Hamad 2 and Zayed 2– with Bahrain, as well as the UAE.   The sole purpose of this alliance is to unify the concepts of combat and transfer and exchange expertise between the three countries. Tamer El-Refai, […]