Headlines Tagged with Syria — 122 headlines found
Imperial Tobacco - recently tipped as a takeover target for rivals BAT or Japan Tobacco - has cautioned that the current conflicts in Syria and Iraq will hold back its progress this year. Reporting a 2.4% rise in full year operating profits to £3.05bn,
Nov 3, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:22
FROM its 65ha plant in the dusty little town of Heidelberg, the world’s second-largest cigarette maker, British American Tobacco (BAT), services 22 markets across Africa and the Middle East.
May 11, 2015 Business Day (za)
added May 11, 2015 11:05
[Iraq, Syria] ISIS cracks down on cigarettes and alcohol: Extraordinary pictures emerge of hardline jihadists piling whisky, beer and tobacco onto bonfire
Hardline jihadists have banned drinking and smoking because it is against the harsh form of Sharia law they impose / Last month a French jihadist was jailed in Paris after returning home because he could not face giving up smoking
Dec 4, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:39
[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes
TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
Feb 22, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
eastern Syria's smugglers are seeking profit from a new illicit product: cigarettes. It is forbidden under the austere religious...” Yet cigarettes offer a rare business opportunity for...uses his pickup truck to smuggle in cigarettes, stuffing packs into
May 15, 2015 Financial Times (uk)
added May 15, 2015 09:12
Damascus - the General Organization of Tobacco has marketed about 3.705 tons of tobacco, worth SYP 15.6 billion, in the first half of 2014. According to the company's biannual report, the company sold 2.826 tons of various types of locally-made tobacco,
Aug 9, 2014 Zawya.com (ae)
added Aug 10, 2014 22:03
In the video footage, Ahmed is seen lounging against his chair, holding his cigarette with the ease of a chain smoker. His expression is unsmiling and uncaring. His eyes stare blankly, telling the story of his lost youth.
Mar 30, 2013 Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:54
In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of Sharia Law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Oct 3, 2015 Heavy
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11
A visit from WHO in the winter of 2010 confirmed that the Syrian ban was indeed being implemented, but the events of the past 18 months or so make it unlikely that this is still the case. Neighbouring Lebanon is in a better position to ...
Oct 12, 2012 The Lancet (uk)
added Oct 14, 2012 16:16
At Lebanon’s main tobacco factory, located southeast of the capital, Beirut, employees work round-the-clock but can barely cover the high demand for locally-made cigarettes. “We are lucky that there are Syrians in Lebanon,” said George Hobaika, a senior
Aug 18, 2016 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19