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[Iraq, Mid-east] VIDEO: Crucifixions and vice patrols show Islamic State maintains Mosul grip

"I saw some of the Hisba elements of Daesh (Islamic State) checking people's beards and clothes and looking for smokers".
Reuters
added Nov 9, 2016 22:36
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraqi villagers celebrate freedom from Islamic State, but still haunted by terror

"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.
Reuters
added Oct 27, 2016 19:08
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] Baghdad Hosts a ‘Marathon’ and Celebrates a Victory

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
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:49
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[Asia, Mid-east] Syrian refugees adapt to life in Iraqi UN camp controlled by Islamic State

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.
Reuters
added Oct 29, 2015 21:31
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] ISIS SLAVERS SELL GIRLS FOR ‘PACK OF CIGARETTES’

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.”
breitbart.com
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28
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[Iraq, Syria] Isis beheads cigarette smokers because smoking is 'slow suicide' under Sharia law

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.
Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:50
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[Iraq, Syria] Islamic State commanders liable for mass war crimes: U.N.

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
Reuters
added Nov 14, 2014 17:05
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[Iraq] ISIS Warns Women to Wear Full Veil

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.
Tempo (id)
added Aug 30, 2014 12:02
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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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Iraq Isis Crisis: Medieval Sharia Law Imposed on Millions in Nineveh Province

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
IBTimes (uk)
added Jun 17, 2014 01:00
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