Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 473 headlines found
Despite the ban, many Mosul residents did not give up, creating an underground economy in cigarettes on which IS would eventually capitalize to fund the affairs of its so-called caliphate. As efforts to cut off the group’s finances yielded fruit, the m
Nov 28, 2016 Al-Monitor
added Nov 29, 2016 03:46
[Asia, Mid-east] Hazards of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe in a Middle Eastern Population: a Cohort Study of 50 000 individuals from Iran
Conclusions Regular use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe were associated with the risk of earlier death (particularly from cancer) in our cohort.
Nov 21, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:27
A mother in Kuwait has lost the custody of her children after she was accused of spending hours smoking shisha outside her home. The Family Court said that evidence shows that the mother devoted a lot of her time to smoking shisha, a fact that affected he
Nov 17, 2016 Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 20, 2016 16:54
it is more imperative than ever to raise awareness on just how much damage the habit inflicts on one’s health and well-being. The belief that smoking relieves stress is an illusion, confirms Dr Zaid Zoumot, staff physician at the Respiratory and Critical
Nov 17, 2016 The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:11
A long line grew outside a shop selling cigarettes, where people argued and bought dozens of packs each now that the extremists and their smoking bans were gone. "Before, it was prohibited, cigarettes are prohibited," said one resident, Hani Hamed, laugh
Nov 15, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 15, 2016 21:12
"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
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
Nov 8, 2016 Reuters
added Nov 8, 2016 23:04
[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.
Nov 5, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 17:54
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.
Nov 3, 2016 Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
[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.
Nov 2, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47