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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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[UK] Syrian illegal worker, 18, is found in tobacco raid in Southend Chloe Chapman

Officers seized 1,500 cigarettes and 5kg of tobacco during the raids. They also uncovered an 18-year-old from Syria who was working in the UK illegally. Checks by Immigration Enforcement officers identified that the man has an ongoing immigration applic
Southend Standard (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:29
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[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.
InsideSources
added Jan 6, 2017 01:16
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[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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[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both

The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
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[Mid-east, Syria] 'Their generation will conquer Rome, Baghdad and Jerusalem': Chilling jihadi video shows how 'Cubs of the Caliphate' - children as young as FIVE - are brainwashed into fighting for ISIS

Another very young child is shown smoking, to highlight the decadent Western way of life
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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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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[Asia, Mid-east] Because of Syrian war, Lebanon's tobacco industry is booming

In the months following the outbreak of war in March 2011, many of Syria's cigarette factories closed down. Others were not able to cover market demand after imports of tobacco stopped, leading to a sharp rise in demand for Lebanese cigarettes — particul
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 19:49
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[Syria] ISIS arrest 50 people for SMOKING and will flog them in public for the 'crime'

Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed. Jihadists ban drinking and smoking in occupied territories in Iraq and Syria under the s
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:09
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