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[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
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:36
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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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[Asia, Mid-east] PHOTOS: ISIS Publicly Flogs 3 ‘Cigarette Smugglers’ in Zuba City, Iraq

ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Heavy
added Mar 27, 2016 21:10
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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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PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Mahlbah, 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 Jan 7, 2016 05:28
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] Predatory Islamic State Wrings Money From Those It Rules

Smoking is strictly forbidden...Hamid, 29, said that when he was caught smoking a cigar in his shop in Mosul in late August, “ISIS not only whipped me 15 times in public but forced me to pay a fine of 50,000 dinar,” or about $40 at the time.
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2015 02:17
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[Iraq, Syria, UK] Isis hijacks NHS ad to discourage people from smoking

An image Isis posted on social media showed the anti-smoking message that would appear to have taken heavy inspiration from a Public Health campaign in 2013....a lucrative smuggling market has emerged to capitalise on the demand. One in five women and si
The Drum (uk)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:17
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[UK] Imperial Tobacco cautions on Syria and Iraq but positive about overall outlook

Imperial Tobacco - recently tipped as a takeover target for rivals BAT or Japan Tobacco - has cautioned that the current conflicts in Syria and Iraq will hold back its progress this year. Reporting a 2.4% rise in full year operating profits to £3.05bn,
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:22
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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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[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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