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[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
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
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[Iraq] RAQQA JOURNAL In a Syrian City, ISIS Puts Its Vision Into Practice

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.
New York Times
added Jul 23, 2014 15:37
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[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50
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[Iraq, Jordan] Major cigarette smuggling operation foiled

Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 26, 2012 00:00
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[Iraq, Mid-east] Islamic State turns to cigarette smuggling to fund itself

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
Al-Monitor
added Nov 29, 2016 03:46
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[Asia, Mid-east] ISIS executes cigarette sellers in Iraq's Mosul

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.
ARA News
added Jun 2, 2016 03:04
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[Mid-east, Syria] PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Ba’aj, Iraq

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.
Heavy
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11
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ISIS burns pile of ‘haram’ cigarettes in Iraq

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.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 20, 2014 11:35
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] 'Stub it out': Saddam Hussein's doctor ordered him to quit smoking

"I said: "I don’t think you’re going to stop smoking and therefore I’ve no intention of coming to see you again.'...later discovered that the Iraqi dictator had shot dead his minister of health after a similar disagreement.
The [London, UK] Express
added Aug 10, 2015 09:56
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[Asia, Mid-east] That was a close shave! Iraqi men get rid of their beards and enjoy openly smoking cigarettes as they celebrate being rescued from ISIS

Elsewhere, men also lit up celebratory cigarettes, enjoying their first taste of smoking since it was also banned by the terror group two years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47
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