The General Authority of Customs (GAC) has seized 23kg of the illicit drug marijuana in addition to 4,704 illicit narcotic pills through different operations at the various entry points of Qatar.
The lowest ever temperature – 1.5C – in Qatar’s history was recorded in Abu Samra early Sunday, the weather office said. The previous record was set way back in 1964, when the temperature had dropped to 3.8C in Mesaieed, according to the Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD).
A Doha Criminal Court has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for attempting to smuggle some 22kg of hashish into the country.
Total visitor arrivals at the Abu Samra border reached 523,160 in six months up to June, figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) show.
Strong winds that lashed the country late in the evening on Thursday have damaged a number of workers accommodations and shaded car parking facilities.