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Synonyms for qat

the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea

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Two months later, by early July 2007, military police disappeared from the qat markets and soldiers in uniforms were widely seen again.
Qat is at the very root of civil society culture in Yemen, even though the subject of qat itself does not figure on the agendas of most civil society organizations.
Despite these precautions, the preparations for the qat conference did not go unnoticed.
In February 2008, Prime Minister Ali Muhammad Mujawar decreed the formation of an inter-ministerial committee on qat with approval of all members of Cabinet.
17 million narcotic pills, 6,653 kg of hashish, 88,555 kg of qat, 18.
The hesitant inclusion of qat in official statistics
The QAT leaders also criticised the mining firm for its failure to fulfil commitments with local people regarding jobs and other facilities in Thar coalfield area and the construction of controversial waste-water reservoir at Gorano.
HYDERABAD -- The leader of Qaumi Awami Tehreek (QAT) veteran politician Rasool Bux Palijo has restored his old Awami Tehreek (AT) while parting ways with the QAT.
ASIR: Jasser Al-Herbish, chief of the National Handicraft Program at the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTNH) said the program is looking to expand the current Qat crafts by involving them in gifts and interior designs of hotels and restaurants in the Asir area and beyond.
In addition to earning child soldiers loyalty, Qat affects their behavior to become daring and fearless.
Tribesmen associated with Al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) outlawed qat, a mild narcotic, in the southern port city of Mukalla, the capital of Yemen's Hadramawt province, according to Middle East Eye .
Farmers in Autma have resorted to qat cultivation, where once they used to grow grain.
Bani Malik, Jumada I 18, 1435, Mar 19, 2014, SPA -- Border Guard patrols at Al-Da'ar sector in Bani Malik of Jazan region have managed last night to seize 92 pistols, 183 gun stocks, 114 kilograms of Qat and 7,056 poisoned insecticide tins, within the daily tasks being carried out by the sector's patrols.
Summary: Lebanese authorities at Beirut's international airport Sunday foiled an attempt to smuggle a quantity of qat into the country from Ethiopia.
Manama: A Saudi border patrol has arrested a lorry driver and seized 37 kilograms of qat, the evergreen plant whose leaves are used as a stimulant, hidden in the petrol tank and spare tyre.