Was ‘IS’ trying to sell €1 billion worth of drugs in Europe?
09 July 2020 | 9:00 am
Italian authorities stunned the world by announcing the "Islamic State" was trying to ship €1 billion worth of amphetamines into Europe. But after analysts raised doubts, eyes turn to President Bashar Assad's regime.
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