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[Iraq, Syria] Jihadi Militants Ban Smoking And Guns In Conquered Territories

In a major coup for public health and safety the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has banned smoking, alcohol, and guns in the provinces it conquered just days ago, the International Business Times reports.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jun 17, 2014 00:57

[Syria] PEMBERTON: DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: I'm voting OUT to save my beloved NHS

While thousands of Syrians are fleeing Islamic State, and an estimated 280,000 people have already died in the conflict, the WHO has launched a public health campaign there on the dangers of smoking! It is asking Syria to consider plain packaging on cigar
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 16:18

[Syria, USA] Transcript of Republican Presidential Debate

CARSON: And then we need to shut down — we need to shut down their mechanisms of funding and attack their command-and-control centers. Why should we let their people be sitting there smoking their cigars, sitting in their comfortable chairs in Raqqa?
New York Times
added Jan 15, 2016 22:57

Radio Free Syria

Nusra Front circulated a paper in Kafranbel’s tobacco shops saying that smoking was against Islam. Bayyoush, who, like Fares, smokes with the relish of a man who faces a death more immediate than cancer, published a treatise against the Qaeda-linked group
New York Times
added Dec 4, 2014 05:59

[Syria] A seven-year-old boy takes up arms against Assad ($$)

Ahmed’s right hand rests casually on the butt of his AK47; in the fingers of his left hand a cigarette smoulders as he stands before a makeshift rebel barricade in one of Syria’s main cities.
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 29, 2013 14:34

[Syria] Smoking kills woman in her sleep

An apartment fire in Köflach, Styria, killed a 47-year-old woman. According to a police report, the single woman who had been in early retirment fell asleep while smoking.
Austrian Independent (uk)
added Dec 18, 2012 04:10

[Jordan, Syria] Customs Dept foils cigarettes smuggling attempt

Jordan News Agency (PETRA) (jo)
added Feb 27, 2012 00:00

[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.
added Nov 10, 2017 21:27

[Mid-east, Syria] WILLIAMS: Time to Defund the Taxpayer-Subsidized United Nations

In the midst of a raging civil war, the World Health Organization has recently pushed the Syrian government to reduce smoking rates in its country. This is a clear indication that the United Nations is out of touch with what’s important.
added Jan 6, 2017 01:16

[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.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 17:54
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