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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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"Roughly 80 percent of plots [in Autma], formerly used by farmers to grow grains, are now being used to grow qat," said Badi Abdu Ali, an advisor at the Ministry of Agriculture.
The qat was packed in nylon bags and covered with aluminum foil.
The Observatory, which based its report on witness accounts of the killing, said Qat, who was a street vendor selling coffee in the working-class Shr neighbourhood, had been arguing with someone when he was overheard saying: "Even if the Prophet Mohammad comes down (from heaven), I will not become a believer." The gunmen, who belong to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a militant group that started off known as the Nusra Front, took Qatta on Saturday and brought him back alive in the early hours of Sunday to his wooden stand, with whiplash marks visible on his body.
The drug goes by many names: 'qat' (Yemen), 'chad' (Ethiopia, Somalia),
"The problem is qat," said a European expert who did not wish to be identified, adding about half the water used for agriculture goes to growing qat.
Under-17: Tareq Shaheen (KSA) bt Abdulaziz Abu Rakka (KSA) 3-2; Hassan Taqi (KUW) bt Abdulla Al Tamimi (QAT) 3-2; Moosa Al Hazmi (KSA) bt Arkan Saeed (KSA) 3-0; Ahmed Al Tamimi (QAT) bt Ahmed Al Fardan (BRN) 3-0; Omar Abdulla (QAT) bt Fahad Alkindari (KUW) 3-2; Hisham Yousef (BRN) bt Ali Ebrahim (BRN) 3-1; Fahad Malallah (KUW) bt Yousef Ghareeb (KUW) 3-0; Khalid Al Hindawi (QAT) bt Yousef Jamal (BRN) 3-0.
The body of Mr Chohan, whose firm Ciba Freight imports a narcotic called qat as well as fruit and vegetables, was found in the sea at Bournemouth last month.
The qat problem, which has crippled social life in parts of the Middle East and the Horn of Africa for centuries, has spread to the West.
MITHI -- Activists of Qaumi Awami Tehreek (QAT) took out rallies and staged demonstrations in several Sindh towns on Wednesday to record protest against settlement of 'outsiders' in Sindh, spread of HIV/AIDS and a persisting shortage of water.
In connection with the death anniversary of Rasool Bux Palijo, a commemorative meeting will be held tomorrow afternoon at Karachi Arts Council, the QAT spokesman informed here on Wednesday.
This was said by Munwar Jatoi, the central leader of QAT Sindh chapter in a ceremony to elect QAT's divisional body organized by QAT Shikarpur chapter in which the leaders as well as workers of districts including Qamb a r-Shahdad kot, Jacobabad, Kashmore Kandhko, Larkana, Shahdadkot and Shikarpur participated to elect their Larkana's divisional committee, arranged at Shikarpur Press Club, here on Monday.
HYDERABAD -- The Chief of Quomi Awami Tehreek (QAT) Ayaz Latif Paleejo has lashed out at the policies of Sindh government adding that PPP heads and provincial ministers only looted the national exchequer and usurped the rights of common people instead of facilitating them.
MIRPURKHAS -- A protest demonstration was recorded by the QAT against t construction of dams and issuance of CNICs to the outsiders in Sindh on Friday.
LAHORE:Punjab Education Foundation (PEF) on Sunday announced the syllabi of Quality Assurance Test (QAT) for the new educational year 2018-19 for its partner schools of educational programmes.According to the spokesperson, the purpose of timely announcement of syllabi is to facilitate the teachers so that they can teach students in a better way.