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[Iraq, Mid-east] A thief is maimed for life by ISIS thugs who chop off his hand with cleaver... while six men are executed for selling cigarettes

'The ISIS-led Islamic Police of Hisba arrested six men in Mosul on charges of selling cigarettes... 'They were then referred to the Sharia Court which ordered their immediate execution on Wednesday on charges of violating the rules imposed by their allege
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:36

[Asia, Palestine] Jerusalem Attacks Subside, but Not Palestinian Ire, as Israel Clamps Down

Even a cigarette is now a problem, said traders in the alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City, who were fined by newly zealous inspectors enforcing a ban on indoor smoking....he secretly puffed on a cigarette inside a sweet shop. “It’s just to screw with us,”
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2015 22:35

[Mid-east, Syria, UK] Cigarettes kill, and so do we: Islamic State launch anti-smoking campaign

BARMY I.S. jihadists are launching an anti-smoking campaign - warning militants that lighting up can kill. The evil terror group - infamous for beheading hostages and murdering innocent civilians - urged followers to ditch fags or risk filling their lun
The Sun (uk)
added Nov 27, 2015 16:20

[Africa, Egypt, Mid-east] Al-Bawaba Shaabola suffers a heart attack caused by heavy smoking!

Controversial Egyptian folk singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim, famously nicknamed Shaabola, ain't afraid of no one, not even ISIS...That's why, having suffered a heart attack ten days ago - thanks to the cancer sticks he insists on smoking - wasn't going to keep
Al (jo)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:16

[Ireland, UK, UK-Northern Ireland] The smoking gun: how cigarettes became the IRA’s new weapon ($$)

Police raid a shop in the Midlands, seizing thousands of illegal cigarettes. Smuggling operations like this are linked to republican paramilitaries, who threaten a new wave of terror
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 13:48

[Spain] Terrorists Flood Australia With Cheap Cigarettes, Plain Packaging Fuels Industry

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) and organised crime are becoming major players in the Australian cigarette business, according to several newspapers. The Irish Independent reports a senior figure in the South Armagh Provisional IRA has been arrested in
added Feb 4, 2015 14:06

[Asia, Pakistan] World No Tobacco Day: 'More people die from smoking than from terrorism'

Smoking kills 100,000 people across the country every year and the death toll is far greater than those who die from terrorist activities, revealed medical experts on Thursday. During a press conference at Karachi Press Club, the consultant chest physicia
Express Tribune (pk)
added May 30, 2014 04:32

[New York] Officials: Cigarette-smuggling ring in East Coast may have terror link

* Suspects allegedly smuggled untaxed cigarettes across various states * One suspect had links to a blind cleric serving life for plotting to blow up New York City landmarks
added May 18, 2013 11:16

EDITORIAL: Mali burning

A man told the Economist that the top of his ear was sliced off for smoking. “For drinking, they cut off your head,” he said. . . . What they will do with this prize is anyone’s guess, but it seems likely to become a bastion for extremists to train and t
Washington Post
added Oct 14, 2012 03:28

[UK] M6 toll coach terror scare caused by vapour from electronic cigarette

Police report 'health improvement aid for smokers' in Megabus passenger's bag caused toll road closure in West
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 5, 2012 17:22
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