Faces of Saudi: Dr. Rabia Abdul Aziz Al-Dughaither

Faces of Saudi: Dr. Rabia Abdul Aziz Al-Dughaither
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Updated 09 April 2020

Faces of Saudi: Dr. Rabia Abdul Aziz Al-Dughaither

Faces of Saudi: Dr. Rabia Abdul Aziz Al-Dughaither

A demanding and hectic career in medicine can be difficult but the people around you and the environment in which you work can make it easier, and the support you receive is what makes it better.

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Saudi authorities foil massive drug smuggling attempt

Saudi authorities foil massive drug smuggling attempt
Saudi authorities foil massive drug smuggling attempt. (SPA)
Updated 23 January 2021

Saudi authorities foil massive drug smuggling attempt

Saudi authorities foil massive drug smuggling attempt
  • Eight people had been arrested, including two Saudi citizens and six residents

RIYADH: An attempt to smuggle more than 20 million amphetamine pills inside a grapefruit shipment has been foiled, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.
The spokesman for the General Directorate of Narcotics Control, Capt. Mohammed bin Khaled Al-Najidi, said security officials monitoring activities of criminal networks have thwarted an attempt to smuggle 20,190,500 pills through the Jeddah Islamic Port, in coordination with the General Customs Authority.
He said eight people had been arrested, including two Saudi citizens and six residents, and that legal measures had been taken against them.