Headlines Tagged with Iraq — 357 headlines found
Shopkeepers caught selling cigarettes in the ISIS-conquered city of Mosul now face 80 lashes, more than two weeks in jail and a hefty fine. The 700,000 Iraqi dinar penalty is the equivalent of $580 — or enough to buy an iPhone 5S or Windows 7 laptop comp
Nov 10, 2014 NBC News
added Nov 10, 2014 15:30
A long line grew outside a shop selling cigarettes, where people argued and bought dozens of packs each now that the extremists and their smoking bans were gone. "Before, it was prohibited, cigarettes are prohibited," said one resident, Hani Hamed, laugh
Nov 15, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 15, 2016 21:12
[Iraq, Mid-east] A thief is maimed for life by ISIS thugs who chop off his hand with cleaver... while six men are executed for selling cigarettes
'The ISIS-led Islamic Police of Hisba arrested six men in Mosul on charges of selling cigarettes... 'They were then referred to the Sharia Court which ordered their immediate execution on Wednesday on charges of violating the rules imposed by their allege
Jun 2, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:36
In a major coup for public health and safety the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has banned smoking, alcohol, and guns in the provinces it conquered just days ago, the International Business Times reports.
Jun 13, 2014 The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jun 17, 2014 00:57
[Mid-east] Fast cars, designer gowns and a VERY expensive watch: The Rich Kids of IRAQ flaunt their lavish lifestyle in the war-torn country / Instagram snaps show the mega-rich showing off their enormous wealth in Iraq
The glamorous men and women of Iraq flood social media with snaps from their laidback days smoking shisha
Aug 25, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 26, 2017 15:12
'Smoking Equals Freedom’ to Iraqis Liberated From ISIS / Villagers defied ISIS by smoking cigarettes
Callimachi said that although she is a "California girl through and through" who hates secondhand smoke, she said it was "obvious that smoking for this man [equals] freedom." "That's when Mohamed began describing the lengths he took to find cigarettes u
Apr 20, 2017 Washington Free Beacon
added Apr 20, 2017 18:48
[Iraq, Mid-east] EXCLUSIVE: 'They made me wish I could die': Harrowing accounts of life under ISIS reveal teenager arrested for selling cigarettes narrowly escaped execution
They used different torture methods. Those who smoked, they cut their fingers.'...
Mar 19, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 19, 2017 19:28
[Iraq, Mid-east] Burning the burka: Overjoyed women set fire to their face veils (and even light up a cigarette) after their village is liberated from ISIS
The video later shows the women smoking cigarettes as men danced nearby. It is unknown what village the video was filmed in, but it was later Tweeted out by the Kurdish news outlet Rudaw.
Feb 23, 2017 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 21:18
"Do you know what smoking one, just one cigarette meant?" he asked. "Twenty-five lashes in a public square where people were forced to watch you suffer.
Feb 6, 2017 Reuters
added Feb 6, 2017 18:20
Just over a week after the terror group was flushed out of his hometown, Mr. Saleh was making a visual statement. He wanted people to know that he’s a smoker, a crime that until recently would have earned him 20 lashes.
Apr 22, 2017 New York Times
added Apr 22, 2017 22:44