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[Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] Smoking hookah at home pollutes indoor air more than cigarettes

in their homes generate carbon monoxide, a toxic gas, and tiny pollution particles known as PM 2.5 at levels at least double those produced by cigarettes, according to a recent study in Dubai. Even in the rooms adjacent to where people smoked hookah, air
Reuters
added Nov 8, 2016 23:04
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[Mid-east, Syria] Inside the city of hell and an appalling affront to humanity: Our veteran war reporter has covered many bloody conflicts but nothing prepared him for the horror of Aleppo

Foreign Minister Walid Muallem is 75 years old; short, very fat and sometimes even quite jolly looking. ... The Foreign Minister lit up a cigarette and joked that there was no smoking ban ‘on Syrian territory’, as there is under the Islamic State.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 17:54
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae: Dubai] WARNING: Shisha worse than cigarette smoking

A new study by the NYU Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Centre has revealed that smoking shisha at home exposes children and non-smokers in the house to even more harmful pollutants than secondhand smoke from cigarettes.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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[Asia, Mid-east] That was a close shave! Iraqi men get rid of their beards and enjoy openly smoking cigarettes as they celebrate being rescued from ISIS

Elsewhere, men also lit up celebratory cigarettes, enjoying their first taste of smoking since it was also banned by the terror group two years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha the biggest smoking threat to health, Abu Dhabi study shows

The New York University Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Centre research discovered that shisha can pollute an entire house and those in rooms where smoking is not taking place are not safe. Dr Scott Sherman, the principal investigator at the centre and
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:11
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraqi in wheelchair makes risky escape from Islamic State

"I am smoking for the first time in so long," said one of the men smiling, recalling how cigarettes were banned under jihadist rule. A violation meant 50 public whippings.
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2016 20:48
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[Asia, Egypt, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi passenger arrested for smoking aboard flight

: A Saudi national sparked a state of panic among passengers when he began smoking aboard a Saudi Airlines flight heading from Medina to Cairo. The man smoked a cigarette inside the plane's toilet which caused the on-flight alarm to go off.
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:43
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[Asia, India, Mid-east] Five expats on trial for attempting to bribe Qatari official

the first defendant, a 28-year-old driver, offered a QR200,000 bribe to a customs officer...other defendants included a 50-year-old grocer, a 26-year-old sales representative..All are from India.
Doha News (qa)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:45
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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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[Africa, Mid-east] 'Banning tobacco won't work'

Governments have been urged to adopt laws ensuring safer and better use of tobacco, rather than prohibiting it, as some have urged. Addressing the recent Middle East and Africa Health Forum in Dubai, Dr Kgosi Letlape, president of the African Medical As
African Independent (za)
added Oct 19, 2016 18:31
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