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The Dubai Court of Appeal has upheld the ruling issued by Criminal Court of sentencing an Arab drug-trafficker to 5 years in jail, followed by deportation and a Dhs20,000 fine for facilitating drugs to another defendant.
Dubai Police, international police forces arrest 20 drug narco-traffickers involved in Dhs1.5 billion drug trafficking during operation ‘Los Blancos’
A 22-year-old Arab man was booked and prosecuted by Dubai Courts for possessing and trafficking in 220g of hashish in Dubai. The incident dates back to last February when police received a tip-off about the defendant’s drug activities in one of Dubai’s areas.
The Japan Meteorological Agency warned Meari was on course to make landfall by noon, bringing sudden heavy rains and blasting winds, possibly setting off mudslides and flooding.
The word "Taliban" actually means "students" in Arabic, and the hardline Islamist movement's name stems from the religious schools in southern Afghanistan it emerged from in the 1990s.
The statement came in response to comments from US Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell, who said on Friday that China "overreacted" to US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.