Headlines Tagged with Iraq — 358 headlines found
Nearly seven percent of adolescent Iraqis have smoked shisha, and more than three percent have smoked tobacco, raising concerns among health officials about future diseases that could arise as a result. This was one of the findings of the Global Youth To
Aug 5, 2012 Green Prophet (is)
added Aug 5, 2012 15:17
ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Mar 27, 2016 Heavy
added Mar 27, 2016 21:10
was running a big risk: The militants have banned smoking and lighting up is punishable with a fine or broken finger. Selling cigarettes can be a death sentence. Falah Abdullah Jamil, 30, relied on his quick wits and silver tongue. When the fighters came
Jun 19, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 15:04
[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes
TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
Feb 22, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
The religious police have banned public smoking of cigarettes and water pipes – a move that has dampened the city’s social life, forcing cafes to close.
Jul 23, 2014 New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
Mar 26, 2012 Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 26, 2012 00:00
Despite the ban, many Mosul residents did not give up, creating an underground economy in cigarettes on which IS would eventually capitalize to fund the affairs of its so-called caliphate. As efforts to cut off the group’s finances yielded fruit, the m
Nov 28, 2016 Al-Monitor
added Nov 29, 2016 03:46
Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Wednesday executed six men in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province for selling cigarettes, activists and eyewitnesses reported.
Jun 2, 2016 ARA News
added Jun 2, 2016 03:04
In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of Sharia Law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Oct 3, 2015 Heavy
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11
A picture posted to Twitter last week shows a pile of cigarette packs and boxes going up in flames. Near the pile stands a jihadist, with his weapon raised in apparent celebration.
Jun 19, 2014 Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:35