Headlines Tagged with Iraq — 358 headlines found
[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
"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