Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki listens to journalists questions during a press conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
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The Saudi Interior Ministry accused Hezbollah and Houthi rebels of smuggling drugs into the Kingdom, citing that 90 percent of drugs are being confiscated along the border with Yemen.Syria became one of the most productive countries for amphetamine ... the drugs are used by fighters from all groups, in particular the government's allied forces," ministry spokesman General Mansour al-Turki said in a news conference carried out by the Saudi Okaz daily Thursday.He underlined that most of drugs smuggled into Saudi Arabia come from Syria. The statement comes after Yemen's government accused Hezbollah of meddling in the current battles between Saudi-backed forces and Iranian supported Houthis, vowing to file a complaint against the party before the United Nations.Saudi Arabia is leading an Arab coalition backing Yemen's government against Houthi fighters who overran the capital Sanaa in September 2014 .
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