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[Syria, USA] AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Republican debate

"Why should we be letting people smoke their cigars in their comfortable chairs in Raqqa?" THE FACTS: Carson is not likely to find IS fighters lounging with cigars in Raqqa, their de facto capital in Syria. The group has imposed a strict smoking ban throu
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2016 22:55
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] In ISIS Strategy, U.S. Weighs Risk to Civilians

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,
New York Times
added Dec 20, 2015 17:26
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[Asia] Daesh in new anti-smoking campaign in Syria

many residents smoke in private homes, paying astronomical sums of money to smuggle cigarettes...has ordered an anti-smoking campaign on the billboards of al-Raqqa and in their online propaganda—testimony, if anything, t
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 27, 2015 15:20
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[Syria] Offering Services, ISIS Ensconces Itself in Seized Territories

He buys cigarettes from smugglers who sell only to people they know, since jihadists punish smoking as a crime. “This is like heroin for them,” the real estate agent said, enjoying a pack during a recent trip to Turkey.
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2015 06:21
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] ISIS SLAVERS SELL GIRLS FOR ‘PACK OF CIGARETTES’

The UN envoy on sexual violence, Zainab Bangura...said that young girls are routinely abducted by Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria and then sold in slave markets “for as little as a pack of cigarettes.”
breitbart.com
added Jun 9, 2015 16:28
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[Mid-east, Syria] Jail the hipsters: ISIS threatens to imprison men caught wearing SKINNY JEANS, having music on their mobile phones or smoking

Shocking: The cigarette burning images emerged as it was revealed ISIS has erected shocking anti-smoking posters throughout its self-declared caliphate featuring images of burning human lungs
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 3, 2015 22:36
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[Iraq, Syria] Isis beheads cigarette smokers because smoking is 'slow suicide' under Sharia law

According to Isis’ so-called Preaching Office, smoking is ‘slow suicide’, as well as being ‘vain’ and therefore forbidden. ‘Every smoker should be aware that with every cigarette he smokes in a state of trance and vanity is disobeying god,’ it said.
Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:50
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[France, Syria] French man quits ISIS because it was too hard to stop smoking

Flavien Moreau, 27, was the first French citizen to be tried for his short-lived involvement in the terrorist group ISIS. He received the maximum sentence offered by the prosecution–seven years in prison. But why, in January 2013, was he finally caught?
Salon Magazine
added Nov 24, 2014 15:04
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[Iraq, Syria] Islamic State commanders liable for mass war crimes: U.N.

Their report, based on over 300 interviews with witnesses and victims, called on world powers to bring the commanders before the International Criminal Court...ordered lashings and amputations for offences such as smoking cigarettes or theft
Reuters
added Nov 14, 2014 17:05
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Image of 7-year-old Syrian rebel with rifle and cigarette stuns us

The portrait captures so much in just one image: the bravado of boyhood, youthful vulnerability and the sadness of wars forcing children to grow up too soon.Â
msnNOW.com
added Mar 29, 2013 14:28
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