As for the drug industry, from manufacturers, to distributors, from street dealers to end-users, it brings death at every stage. Drug cartels have ceased to be local powers, and on some occasions, even took control of entire countries. In South American countries, tens of thousands of people die in drug wars every year. This number is many times more than those who lose their lives in terrorist attacks.
Daily Arabic newspaper of Iraq, Az-Zaman is based in Baghdad and is published in London, Baghdad and Beirut simultaneously. Az-Zaman is the most read daily paper of Iraq and the prominent news resource. It was founded in 1997 and has weekly English edition as well.