Syrian Opposition Welcomes US Bill to Combat Captagon Trafficking

A U.S.-based Syrian opposition organization welcomed on Thursday a bill U.S. President Joe Biden signed a day earlier in order to combat the production and trafficking of a potent drug that has been funding the regime and military actions of Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

Malta May Revoke Passport from Russian Who Laundered Money in UK

Malta is considering revoking the passport of the son of a Russian former oil executive after the young man was convicted in the U.K. of laundering criminal funds. The 24-year-old began cleaning cash for an organized crime group soon after obtaining EU citizenship through Malta's controversial “golden visa” program, records show.