Smuggling

Men work at Makala gold mine camp near the town of Mongbwalu in Ituri province, eastern Democratic R
Congo's gold being smuggled out by the tonne, UN report finds

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.

By REUTERS
15/06/2020
Israeli Hodaya Monsonego released from prison to house arrest in Peru

Hodaya, 24, who is cognitively impaired, faces criminal charges of smuggling narcotics after she was found with 28 kg. of cocaine in her luggage.

Judy Feld Carr: I was a musicologist; I didn’t know anything about Syria
Judy’s story - the heroism of a Canadian who smuggled Jews out of Syria

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.

Coronavirus outbreak likely caused by illegal pangolin trade, study shows

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.

21/02/2020
Palestinian security prisoner found with 11 cellphones in abdomen

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.

Israeli sentenced to two years in French prison for khat smuggling

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.

The PA, Iran’s ‘Karine A’ rockets vs Hamas’ boat

Maj. Guy Rot tells the ‘Post’ about the dramatic chase that led to the capture of the Hamas ship

Navy, Shin Bet thwart attempted weapons smuggling into Gaza from Sinai
Navy, Shin Bet thwart attempted weapons smuggling into Gaza from Sinai

An investigation found that the weapons were destined for Hamas's naval commando unit.

Tactical flashlights confiscated in attempted smuggling into Gaza, Feb. 3, 2020
Israel thwarts smuggling of tactical flashlights into Gaza

The flashlights were hidden in a shipment of household items, clothes and flashlights and were confiscated by the officer of the Gaza CLA at the Kerem Shalom Crossing together with Border Control.

67 Israelis arrested overseas for khat-smuggling

Authorities face legal troubles when trying to arresting masterminds

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