Headlines Tagged with Iraq — 357 headlines found
"I saw some of the Hisba elements of Daesh (Islamic State) checking people's beards and clothes and looking for smokers".
Nov 9, 2016 Reuters
added Nov 9, 2016 22:36
"If you are caught smoking you get whipped with a water hose 50 times in public," said Othman Mahmoud, as his friend handed around a pack of cigarettes with a smile.
Oct 27, 2016 Reuters
added Oct 27, 2016 19:08
racers was Thamir Khazal, a soldier two weeks off the front lines...He stood at the starting line and smoked a cigarette, and said that running “keeps my health in good standing.” A cigarette, he said, is a better pre-race pick-me-up than an energy drink
Feb 3, 2016 New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:49
The rules are clear in Al Obaidi in northern Iraq, the only United Nations refugee camp in Iraq operating in territory controlled by Islamic State. Women have to cover ... No alcohol or smoking is allowed.
Oct 29, 2015 Reuters
added Oct 29, 2015 21:31
The UN envoy on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura...said that young girls are routinely abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and then sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes.”
Jun 9, 2015 breitbart.com
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28
According to Isis’ so-called Preaching Office, smoking is ‘slow suicide’, as well as being ‘vain’ and therefore forbidden. ‘Every smoker should be aware that with every cigarette he smokes in a state of trance and vanity is disobeying god,’ it said.
Feb 13, 2015 Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:50
Their report, based on over 300 interviews with witnesses and victims, called on world powers to bring the commanders before the International Criminal Court...ordered lashings and amputations for offences such as smoking cigarettes or theft
Nov 14, 2014 Reuters
added Nov 14, 2014 17:05
The insurgents run vice patrols in Mosul that answer to a morality committee, which has shut the city's college of fine arts and physical education, knocked down statues of famous poets and banned smoking and water pipes.
Jul 27, 2014 Tempo (id)
added Aug 30, 2014 12:02
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
The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Shams (Isis) has imposed a strict set of Sharia laws on the citizens of Nineveh province just days after capturing the provincial capital of Mosul....Further rules included bans on drugs, alcohol and cigarettes
Jun 12, 2014 IBTimes (uk)
added Jun 17, 2014 01:00