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
An investigation found that the weapons were destined for Hamas's naval commando unit.
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.
Authorities face legal troubles when trying to arresting masterminds