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UAE: $1 Billion Captagon Seized

Fenethylline is a chemically linked drug that is a combination of amphetamine and theophylline. It is sold under names like Captagon, Biocapton and Fitton, and is illegal in most countries, with Syria reportedly contributing to 80% of its global production. Captagon was initially synthesized in 1961 by Evonik Industries AG, a German headquartered chemicals manufacturing…

UAE: Nigeria’s Visa Ban Update

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country located in Western Asia with a population of about 10 million residents. The UAE shares its land borders with Oman and Saudi Arabia, and water borders with Qatar and Iran. The most populous city in the country is Dubai, also renowned as the international hub of the…