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Gulf countries in plans to curb fuel smuggling

Bahrain and other Gulf countries are planning new legislation to curb fuel smuggling. Smuggling of fuel, including diesel, petrol and other products, is frequent across borders where different levels of fuel subsidies create price

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Gulf states plan laws to curb fuel smuggling

Gulf countries including the UAE and Saudi Arabia are formulating new legislation to curb fuel smuggling, the UAE energy minister said on Tuesday. Smuggling of fuel, including diesel, gasoline and other products, is frequent acros

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US says working with Iraqi Kurdistan to stop Islamic State oil smuggling

The US is working closely with the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government to clamp down on oil smuggling in a bid to cut off a key source of funding for Islamic State, a senior US official said.   Islamic State mili

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Bahrain plans crackdown on fish smuggling

A new crackdown on fish smuggling has been launched amid growing fears of depleting stocks in Bahrain.   The Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry wants to introduce tougher penalties, saying the exi

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Egypt food subsidy bill to total $4.3bn this year

Egypt's food subsidy bill will be 30 billion Egyptian pounds ($4.31 billion) this year, an amount that is expected to remain stable in the next fiscal year that begins in July, the new supplies minister said, pledging to tackle a smuggling &

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Father-son jailed for arms smuggling in Bahrain

A Bahraini father and his teenage son have been jailed for 10 years each in connection with smuggling weapons into Bahrain. The 49-year-old man, who worked for the Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry, and the 19-year-

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Drug smuggling gang busted in Bahrain

New details of a notorious drug smuggling gang that was operating in Bahrain have come to light. Twenty-three men were apprehended last November when an estimated BD2 million ($5.2 million) worth of raw heroin was discovered at an

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Smuggling cartels, militants hinder revival of Somali port

Al Qaeda-linked militants, drug smugglers and shadowy criminal networks stand in the way of the Somali federal government's hopes of hiring a foreign firm to manage the lucrative but run-down southern port of Kismayu. One of o

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Arab Spring fallout fuels Mediterranean smuggling

The chaotic fallout of the "Arab Spring" is fuelling a surge in the smuggling of drugs, weapons and people across the Mediterranean, and cash-strapped regional powers are struggling to respond. Last month, European leade

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Middle East ‘top transit area for narcotics’

Countries in the Middle East continue to be transit areas for smuggling illicit drugs, particularly Iraq, said a (UN) United Nations report. Seizures of the drug has increased in the region in the last year, and were reported in B

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