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[Egypt, Palestine] 2 hurt as Israel navy targets Gaza-bound tobacco boats

Two Palestinians were wounded on Wednesday when Israeli navy vessels destroyed two Gaza-bound boats smuggling cigarettes and tobacco from Egypt, Palestinian and Israeli sources said.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 26, 2014 10:55
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Egypt's govt increases cigarettes retail prices

Price of Cleopatras up to almost LE7, with Marlboro, Merit and Kent up to nearly LE17, after increase from finance ministry
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Mar 11, 2014 21:44
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Egypt imposes stamp tax on cigarettes, price unchanged

Eastern Tobacco, Egypt's monopoly cigarettes producer, say a new stamp tax will not lead to a price increase, aiming only to close the black market
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 25, 2013 19:29
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Egypt imposes stamp tax on cigarettes

Eastern Tobacco, Egypt's monopoly cigarettes producer, say a new stamp tax will not lead to a price increase, aiming only to close the black market
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 22, 2013 14:51
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[Egypt, Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Suez Canal attack by al-Qaida blew Irish cigarette smuggling ring

The smuggler whose container of cigarettes was hit by a rocket fired by al-Qaida on the Suez Canal has become the number one target for gardai. Investigations have shown that the man, in his mid-40s, has become one of Ireland's richest smugglers, supply
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 3, 2013 23:35
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[Egypt, Ireland] Al Qaeda rocket blows lid on IRA cigarette cargo

A ROCKET fired by al Qaeda at a massive container ship blew the lid off a multi-million euro illegal cigarette operation run by a millionaire businessman with links to Provo chief Thomas 'Slab' Murphy, the Sunday Independent has learnt.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Sep 25, 2013 05:14
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[Egypt] Chain-smoking young activists rattle Brotherhood

Just a few weeks ago they were dismissed as “those kids from Rebel”, but after mobilising mass demonstrations that toppled Egypt’s government, a ragtag team of chain-smoking young activists has emerged as the latest hero of Egypt’s opposition.
Gulf News (ae)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:02
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[Africa, Egypt, Mid-east] “Smoking Kills,” is the main message of the Tobacco Atlas

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 (
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Jun 14, 2013 01:45
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Egypt sees increased cigarette smuggling

Factors that have contributed to the spike in the illegal cigarette brands include a deteriorating security situation across the country and a series of sudden and sharp taxes increases on legitimate cigarettes. The Government of Egypt is still struggli
Arabian Gazette (ae)
added Jun 8, 2013 01:25
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[Egypt] Hard battle ahead for heaviest smoker in Arab world

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
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:42
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