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[Israel, Mid-east] ASFOURJAN: Where Can Women Make Movies? The Middle East

Hailed as a fresh, frank look at the lives of young Palestinian women, Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut film, “In Between,” follows three female roommates who share an apartment in Tel Aviv. There, they participate, to varying degrees, in the debauchery on offer
New York Times
added Jan 10, 2018 22:58
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[Asia, Mid-east] Vaping remains off the table in UAE for New Year resolutions

Yet in the UAE there’s one form of help that’s off the table, despite its reputation as the most effective of all: e-cigarettes. By giving a nicotine hit without the lethal chemicals created by real smoking, these battery-operated devices are now front
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 8, 2018 16:03
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[Mid-east] In blow to finances, Oman postpones VAT introduction: local media

To boost state revenues, which have been strained by years of low oil prices, Oman will impose a new tax on sugary drinks and tobacco products by mid-2018
Reuters
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Madinah Hosts Anti-Smoking Event To Preserve City's Cleanliness

Al-Yamani stressed the importance of making Madinah smoke-free, especially around the Prophet’s Mosque. He recalled some of the actions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to preserve the city’s cleanliness, palm trees and birds.
Arab News (sa)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:45
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[Africa, Mid-east] ABUALHASSAN: A tale of two evils: Islamic State is gone, but the tobacco industry remains

cigarettes and smoking have become linked to the demise of the self-proclaimed caliphate's territorial holdings....raises critical questions for smokers and policymakers across the Arab world. How did cigarettes become the symbol of liberty, and how much
The New Arab (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:11
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Abu Dhabi's tobacco trade drops 20% ahead of excise tax

The total value of the tobacco trade slipped $18m during the first nine months of this year Abu Dhabi’s trade in raw tobacco saw a steep decline in the run-up to the introduction of excise tax on tobacco products. Trade dipped 20 percent in the first n
Arabian Business
added Nov 20, 2017 17:16
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Dokha smoking becoming an addiction in UAE, say experts

Health experts have warned against dokha smoking, a habit spreading among the youth in the UAE and across the world. "The alarming issue is that we are witnessing a huge increase in the dokha usage for the past seven years. It started to spread through
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:14
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] AUB Launches the WHO Center for Hookah Smoking Research

A ceremony to launch the World Health Organization (WHO) Knowledge Hub for Waterpipe Research was held at AUB's West Hall in Bathish Auditorium during the “Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research,” which was organized by AUB’s
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:38
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[Mid-east] Syria declares victory over Islamic State

Captured women were sold as brides at slave auctions. But as Islamic State was pushed from territory in recent months, there were pictures of women pulling off face veils and smoking previously banned cigarettes.
Reuters
added Nov 10, 2017 21:27
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[Jordan, Mid-east] BRIEF-Union Tobacco and Cigarette Industries posts Q3 loss

* Q3 NET LOSS 197,825‍​ DINARS VERSUS PROFIT OF 770,473 DINARS YEAR AGO * Q3 SALES 5.1 MLN‍​ DINARS VERSUS 9 MILLION DINARS YEAR AGO Source: (bit.ly/2z37iww) Further company coverage:
Reuters
added Nov 3, 2017 17:10
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