Headlines Tagged with Mid-east — 434 headlines found
the GCC countries have decided to impose steep taxes on these products. The group will impose a uniform tax of 100 percent on tobacco products, 100 percent on energy drinks and 50 percent on soft drinks, local media reported on Sunday.
Jan 11, 2016 Zawya.com (ae)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:12
[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] Traders said hoarding cigarettes in anticipation of price increase – Ministry to conduct surprise raids in commercial outlets
Packs of cigarettes disappeared from shelves in the market in anticipation of price increase, although officials from the Ministry of Trade and Industry say no decision that has been issued to increase the prices of cigarettes in the country, reports Al-R
Jan 1, 2016 Arab Times (kw)
added Jan 2, 2016 19:21
Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) has announced its No Smoking Day initiative for its employees which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The day corresponding to Dec. 29 will be celebrated under the slogan 'each cigarette avoided contributes to your health.'
Dec 29, 2015 MENAFN.com
added Dec 29, 2015 23:25
Saudi Arabia’s Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice is seeking to impose a ban on smoking shisha at the Corniche of the Red Sea city of Jeddah. The 30km coastal resort area is among the top attractions of the city with its recrea
Dec 22, 2015 Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 22, 2015 23:08
despite the American air campaign against the Islamic State, the white, three-story building remains standing because it also houses a jail. Its inmates are mainly victims of the extremist group — men caught sneaking a cigarette,
Dec 20, 2015 New York Times
added Dec 20, 2015 17:26
Cafe and restaurant owners in Dubai Marina have allegedly failed to respect the set of rules on shisha smoking imposed by the Dubai Municipality, The National has reported. Residents in the area have complained to the municipality about smoking near fami
Dec 6, 2015 Arabian Business
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31
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.
Nov 29, 2015 New York Times
added Nov 30, 2015 02:17
"Some are sold for weapons, or for just $10, or 10 cigarettes," Domle said. Some ISIS fighters send pictures of the women and girls to their families, either to taunt them or demand a ransom.
Nov 29, 2015 WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 29, 2015 20:44
BARMY I.S. jihadists are launching an anti-smoking campaign - warning militants that lighting up can kill. The evil terror group - infamous for beheading hostages and murdering innocent civilians - urged followers to ditch fags or risk filling their lun
Nov 27, 2015 The Sun (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:20
Isis may be big budget in the Middle East, but in Europe its attackers have been petty criminals who use illicit markets. Police should focus their efforts there Black market cigarettes ‘France, according to KPMG research, is No 1 in Europe in the illi
Nov 26, 2015 Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:18