The involved parties, who serve on a military checkpoint, allegedly collaborated with Palestinian truck drivers and smuggled merchandise, stolen vehicles and weapons into the West Bank.
Khat is legal in Israel, but illegal abroad, leading to a massive wave of arrests abroad for Israelis coming to the country with khat on their persons.
Weapons were being smuggled from northern Sinai into the blockaded enclave for Hamas
The countries along Congo's eastern border have long been conduits for gold worth billions of dollars mined using rudimentary means by so-called "artisanal" miners.
Hodaya, 24, who is cognitively impaired, faces criminal charges of smuggling narcotics after she was found with 28 kg. of cocaine in her luggage.
Born in the city of Montreal, Canada, Judy would go on to lead a clandestine operation to smuggle more than 3,000 Jews out of Syria between 1975 and 2000.
Pangolins are the most illegally trafficked mammal in the world, second only to humans, and are especially popular in China and Vietnam, where their meat is considered a delicacy.
A Palestinian security prisoner was found trying to smuggle 11 cellphones into Megiddo Prison in northern Israel last week, but was caught by security guards.
The Department of Israelis Abroad in the Foreign Office Consular Division is now handling more than 100 cases of Israeli detention in Europe over the past year for the smuggling of Khat.
Maj. Guy Rot tells the ‘Post’ about the dramatic chase that led to the capture of the Hamas ship