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[Russia] How Isis is recruiting migrant workers in Moscow to join the fighting in Syria

During their last conversation in April, Gulru told her that Isis had given the family $30,000 for their journey to Aleppo...Her husband barely takes any part in military activities. Rather he inspects cars for alcohol and cigarettes, which Isis has banne
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2015 09:57
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[Iraq, Syria] Life under Isis in Raqqa: The city where smoking a cigarette could see you publicly flogged, imprisoned and even decapitated

A leading figure with Isis’s police force was recently found in Deir-al-Zor beheaded and with a cigarette in his mouth, with the sentence “O Sheikh this is munkar (hateful and evil thing)” written on his body. Abu Mohammed Hussam, one of the founders o
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:53
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[Syria] ISIS beheads top police official for smoking cigarettes

The Islamic extremists reportedly beheaded one of their own for smoking cigarettes. No mercy was shown to the high-ranking police official and Egyptian national whose headless body was discovered near a power plant in the Syrian city of Deir-al-Zor. Writ
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 13, 2015 16:51
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[Syria] The NRA's and tobacco industy vision for US children and schools.

Syrian 7 year old..... is that his school in the background? I find this photo forbidding, distrubing and tragic.
Democratic Underground
added Apr 1, 2013 09:18
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[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon’s tobacco industry is booming thanks to Syrian war

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
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
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[Mid-east, Syria] RT ​Smoking guns? UK tobacco giant blames ISIS for cigarette sales slump

Imperial Tobacco has blamed a slump in cigarette sales on regional instability...A senior figure in the IS police force was found decapitated in Syria in February, allegedly with a cigarette left in his mouth. The words “O Sheikh this is munkar” were wr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 6, 2015 14:16
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[Russia, USA, New York] Lavrov Brings Acerbic Pragmatism to Kerry Meeting on Syria (1)

When New York City instituted a ban on indoor smoking in 2003, United Nations officials told everyone working in the East Side headquarters to comply. Sergei Lavrov, Russia’s then-UN ambassador, was having none of it. Lavrov kept right on smoking cigaret
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Sep 13, 2013 02:01
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[Europe] Tobacco giant JTI quizzed over shipment to Syrian tycoon 'bankrolling Assad's terror'

Firm behind leading UK brands confirms that EU fraud agency is investigating link to tyrant's cousin Rami Makhlouf
The Observer (uk)
added Jan 29, 2012 00:00
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[Mid-east, Syria, UK] Cigarettes kill, and so do we: Islamic State launch anti-smoking campaign

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
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:20
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[Syria] Refugee crisis set to boost Germany's struggling tobacco industry

Germany's open-door refugee policy may add 810 million cigarettes to the country's annual consumption this year...Many of the refugees are fleeing war-torn Syria, where 48 per cent of men smoke,
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Nov 6, 2015 21:02
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