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[Asia, Mid-east] PHOTOS: ISIS Publicly Flogs 3 ‘Cigarette Smugglers’ in Zuba City, Iraq

ISIS militants publicly whips three men charged with smuggling cigarettes, which are considered "haram," or forbidden, by ISIS. The men who caught the alleged smugglers are ISIS religious police, known as "Hisbah." Hisbah is short for “Rijaal al-hisbah”
Heavy
added Mar 27, 2016 21:10
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[Iraq] Cigarette smuggler skirts deadly edge of IS smoking ban

was running a big risk: The militants have banned smoking and lighting up is punishable with a fine or broken finger. Selling cigarettes can be a death sentence. Falah Abdullah Jamil, 30, relied on his quick wits and silver tongue. When the fighters came
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 15:04
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[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes

TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
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[China] IRA's cigarette-smuggling millionaires: Former terrorists flooding the UK with potentially lethal fakes, cheating taxpayers of billions

* The illicit smokes are believed to be made in China from recycled stubs * Gardai and Irish customs are probing two IRA leaders over the racket * It is feared that profits from the smuggling are funding terrorist groups
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 7, 2013 11:31
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Islamists ban tobacco, alcohol in Somalia district

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 9, 2011 00:00
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Terror Supporter in US Case Appeals 'Harsh' Sentence

Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 26, 2011 00:00
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[Korea - North] LUNA: How Black-Market Tobacco Funds the World’s Bad Actors

It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror.... During my tenure at the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released
Defense One
added Sep 19, 2017 20:12
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[Europe, France] SHELLEY: How to beat Islamic State? Crack down on cigarette smuggling

France, according to recent KPMG research, is No 1 in Europe in the illicit cigarette trade... One needs only to walk, as I did just prior to the Charlie Hebdo attacks, in the northern open air markets of Paris to see the massive trade in smuggled cigaret
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 04:50
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Virginia Police Bust Migrant Gang Smuggling Cigarettes for $30 Million

alleged criminals included a diverse set of migrants from Iraq, Egypt, Morocco, and Mauritania...smuggling was also tied to many other crimes...allegedly stole rental cars...media outlets have downplayed police statements that the suspects are foreign nat
breitbart.com
added May 11, 2017 19:45
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Australia’s Cigarette Wars Turn Violent

Under the FCTC’s guidelines, the Australian customs and border officials at the heart of the fight against illegal tobacco might well be barred from attending the body’s next summit on tobacco taxes and regulations, due to take place in New Delhi this co
International Policy Digest (IPD)
added Aug 29, 2016 14:12
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