Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 462 headlines found
Alcohol and tobacco should be taxed as high as 10 per cent and the revenue generated should be directed towards the growth of youth and sports clubs in the country, said parliamentarian Ghazi Al Rahma. He said he has plans to update his earlier proposal
Mar 14, 2017 DT News - News of Bahrain (bh)
added Mar 14, 2017 23:59
In Israel, Hollywood star says disgraced ex-PM Olmert was ‘a friend of mine’; compares current PM, US president: ‘It’s all deals to them’
Mar 12, 2017 Times of Israel (is)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:12
[Mid-east] Profits Funding Terror: New Reports Examine Financial Tentacles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard
The report released on Tuesday in London says the IRGC funds its activities by smuggling items ranging from oil and gas to cigarettes and narcotics, with imports and exports moving through the docks worth some $12 billion a year.
Mar 8, 2017 CNSNews
added Mar 15, 2017 00:19
Oman has amended its customs provisions to levy 100 per cent service charge on tobacco and alcohol products on sale at duty-free outlets at arrivals. ROP decision 38/2017, issued last month by Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, IG of Police and Customs
Mar 7, 2017 Zawya.com (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22
"The most universal cause of lung cancer is tobacco smoke, where smoking causes more than 85 per cent of lung cancer cases. "The Middle East is one of only two regions of the world where cigarette sales increased between 1990 and 1997. The number of smok
Mar 6, 2017 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 6, 2017 19:24
Egypt's top cigarette maker Eastern Company said on Thursday it had reached an agreement with its international partner Philip Morris for the tobacco giant to pay back outstanding debt and make future payments in the local currency.
Mar 1, 2017 Reuters
added Mar 2, 2017 04:53
as the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) continues strict measures to inspect facilities serving argileh, an informed source said Saturday. Serving argileh (water pipe) to minors is illegal under the Public Health Law.
Feb 25, 2017 Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
Hundreds of Jordanians protested Friday across the kingdom... The government earlier this month imposed new sales taxes on internet and mobile use, bread, domestic fuel and petrol, cigarettes and fizzy drinks.
Feb 25, 2017 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
[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
Proposed changes seek to address ‘loopholes’, increase fine on smokers in public places...Tobacco-Free Jordan Association, said the association fully supports the amendments, which are consistent with international standards for tobacco control.
Feb 16, 2017 Jordan Times (jo)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:20