Headlines Tagged with Egypt — 285 headlines found
In a survey conducted in 10 Egyptian governorates from 2010 to 2012, Egypt's Health Ministry, in cooperation with the WHO, found that the number of Egyptian smokers reaches about 24.4 percent of the country's 84 million population, excluding 8 million ex
Jun 1, 2013 Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:42
An Islamist group in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula threatened to launch a crusade against drug use and cigarette smoking in the lawless desert region on Wednesday, prompting fears about the growing influence of radical groups in post-revolutionary Egypt.
Dec 27, 2012 Reuters
added Dec 27, 2012 05:28
Eastern Co said on Sunday its nine-month net profit rose by 19.4 percent compared with the same period last year. The company's net profit from July 1 to March 31 reached LE841.760 million ($110.39 million), up from LE704.705 million in same period last
Apr 26, 2015 Egypt Independent (eg)
added Apr 27, 2015 10:27
Parliamentary candidates traditionally provide drinks, cigarettes and sheesha to people who attend election rallies and speeches, according to Osama Salama, president of the Giza and Cairo tobacco traders association.
Mar 12, 2015 Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Mar 16, 2015 11:03
The American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation unveiled the first-ever Arabic version of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org, during a press conference on Monday. The conference was hosted by the World Health Organisation (
Jun 13, 2013 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:45
Laws are in place but not strictly enforced or followed
Feb 4, 2010 Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 3, 2010 00:00
: A Saudi national sparked a state of panic among passengers when he began smoking aboard a Saudi Airlines flight heading from Medina to Cairo. The man smoked a cigarette inside the plane's toilet which caused the on-flight alarm to go off.
Oct 30, 2016 GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:43
[Africa, Egypt] Eastern Company to present feasibility study to parliament to approve tobacco cultivation
Eastern Company SAE intends to present a feasibility study on tobacco cultivation in Egypt to the House of Representatives for approval, as part of the company’s efforts to provide tobacco locally rather than bearing the high costs for its import, accord
Oct 9, 2016 Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Oct 9, 2016 15:36
[Egypt, Lebanon, Mid-east, Pakistan, Tunisia] Application of the Abridged SimSmoke model to four Eastern Mediterranean countries
The Abridged SimSmoke model has been used to show the number of deaths from smoking and how MPOWER policies can be used to reach the WHO non-communicable deaths voluntary target for cigarette use reduction in four countries.
Jun 16, 2015 Tobacco Control
added Jun 20, 2015 22:21
Lebanon thwarted the largest ever cigarette smuggling attempt to Egypt in December, the Egyptian Embassy announced Monday. "Out of 15 containers, owned by a Jordanian company, four containers [were found to include] 40 tons of counterfeit cigarettes," a
Feb 12, 2013 Beirut Daily Star (lb)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:21