Tag: Drugs

Captagon, whose trade has flourished in the chaos of the Syrian war, is an amphetamine-type stimulant often referred to as the "jihadist" drug

U.S.-Backed Fighters Seize $1.4 Million in ‘Jihadist Drug’ from Islamic State in Syria

Syrian rebels, backed by the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), at the end of last month captured a $1.4 million cache of narcotics owned by the terrorist group, including more than 300,000 highly-addictive amphetamine-based Captagon pills known as the “jihadists’ drug,” the alliance announced this week.

A classification change in Canada would subject the pain killer drug tramadol to tighter controls and enhanced reporting.

Opioid Addiction Surging in Nigeria Among Boko Haram Jihadists

Tramadol, the cheap opioid painkiller, is reportedly fueling widespread addiction in Nigeria and promoting the terrorist campaign at the hands of Boko Haram militants, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned this week.

A policeman stands with a gun near a shopping mall following shootings on July 22, 2016 in Munich. Several people were killed on Friday in a shooting rampage by a lone gunman in a Munich shopping centre, media reports said / AFP / dpa / Lukas Schulze / Germany OUT …

Albanian National Wanted Over Cocaine Smuggling Arrested in Germany

TIRANA, Albania (AP) – Albanian police say an Albanian businessman accused of involvement in the trafficking of 613 kilograms (1,350 pounds) of cocaine earlier seized in the country has been arrested in Germany. A statement Friday said that Arber Cekaj,

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Photos: Islamic State Punishes Rogue Tribe in the Sinai By Burning Its Drugs

TEL AVIV — The Islamic State in the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula published photos of Wilyat Sinai, the jihadist organization’s Egyptian branch, burning large amounts of drug plants grown by the Sawarkeh tribe, many of whose members fill key roles in the terrorist organization.