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[Mid-east, 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....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east, Syria] Can he kick the habit? Taim Hassan wants to quit smoking with a cigarette in his mouth!

In an unconventional way to try and kick the habit, the Syrian actor challenged himself by putting a cig in his mouth and seeing how long he could go for without lighting it up. The "Nos Youm" actor shared his woes with his Instagram followers by postin
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jul 29, 2016 00:23
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The unseen side of war-torn Syria: Hundreds party on the beach and soak up the sun just 100 miles from under-siege Aleppo

Crowds spotted lounging about on sand and smoking from shisha pipes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[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
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Amid war, UN warns Syrians smoking is a grave health risk

In a statement last week, the U.N. health agency warned that "notwithstanding the current crisis in the country," Syrian officials should collaborate with the U.N. health agency to control the use of tobacco and water pipes among its people, especially y
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2016 14:30
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[Asia, Mid-east, Syria] 'I wanted a smoke' Moaning ISIS defector quits terror group over strict smoking ban

AN ISIS defector who travelled through London to Syria has moaned about the struggles he faced with the terror group’s smoking ban....“There’s no smoking. I found it hard for everyone there.”
Daily Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:42
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[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
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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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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] Predatory Islamic State Wrings Money From Those It Rules

Smoking is strictly forbidden...Hamid, 29, said that when he was caught smoking a cigar in his shop in Mosul in late August, “ISIS not only whipped me 15 times in public but forced me to pay a fine of 50,000 dinar,” or about $40 at the time.
New York Times
added Nov 30, 2015 02:17
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