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[New York] 16 Accused of Smuggling Cigarettes Worth Millions

One of the men had once lived in the same Brooklyn building as the personal secretary of a senior Hamas member, the authorities said. Another was something of a father figure to the terrorist who fatally shot at a van full of yeshiva students on the Broo
New York Times
added May 19, 2013 07:52
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[India] Do you buy illegal cigarettes? You might be helping fund a terrorist organisation

A recent study by a reputed research organisation Euromonitor claims that India is sixth largest illicit cigarettes market in the world and about 16% of products of tobacco industry is illegitimate. These cigarettes evade the payment of excise, VAT, cus
india.com (in)
added Dec 28, 2012 04:17
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[Iraq, Mid-east] 'Crucified' for smuggling cigarettes: Two men are publicly punished by ISIS fanatics for trying to bring tobacco into Mosul

Two men have been publicly crucified by ISIS for attempting to bring tobacco into Mosul. Footage shows the two men being punished in front of crowds after being charged with smuggling. They were reprimanded under the terror group's law, which states c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:29
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[Mid-east] Profits Funding Terror: New Reports Examine Financial Tentacles of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard

The report released on Tuesday in London says the IRGC funds its activities by smuggling items ranging from oil and gas to cigarettes and narcotics, with imports and exports moving through the docks worth some $12 billion a year.
CNSNews
added Mar 15, 2017 00:19
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[Turkmenistan] IBRAHIM: Will Iran's Rouhani get another shot at power?

that ban on tobacco had earned Berdimuhamedov his best international press and helped to paper over Turkmenistan's ongoing rifts with most of its neighbours...[FCTC] has close links with the government and held meetings in the capital Ashgabat just last y
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Feb 13, 2017 03:51
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France’s state of emergency takes many unexpected forms – pupils are now allowed to smoke in school

But one of France’s lesser-known special safety precautions against terror attacks is that high-school children, aged around 15 and up, are now allowed to smoke in their own school playgrounds. For decades, the huge crowds of Paris high-schoolers puffin
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 17, 2016 17:08
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[France] French Students Are Being Encouraged to Smoke in School to Help Stop Terrorism

And even though it's technically illegal for them to do so, other students will wait until they are inside the school grounds to light up. "We've been able to smoke inside for a few weeks now," explains Anne, 18, who is in her final year of high school
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2016 23:09
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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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[Iraq] Shopkeepers Selling Cigarettes in Mosul Under ISIS Face 80 Lashes

Shopkeepers caught selling cigarettes in the ISIS-conquered city of Mosul now face 80 lashes, more than two weeks in jail and a hefty fine. The 700,000 Iraqi dinar penalty is the equivalent of $580 — or enough to buy an iPhone 5S or Windows 7 laptop comp
NBC News
added Nov 10, 2014 15:30
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[Ireland] HICKEY: Moves to stop illegal cigarette trade boost black market

On the basis of the evidence from Australia, I believe that the already well-known involvement of criminal and paramilitary gangs in the illicit cigarettes trade in Ireland will worsen, with markedly negative effects on crime levels and demands on police
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:55
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