Headlines Tagged with Terrorism — 721 headlines found
[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.
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 US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
Oct 5, 2017 FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
Despite the ban, many Mosul residents did not give up, creating an underground economy in cigarettes on which IS would eventually capitalize to fund the affairs of its so-called caliphate. As efforts to cut off the group’s finances yielded fruit, the m
Nov 28, 2016 Al-Monitor
added Nov 29, 2016 03:46
Later, in an interview with PolitiFact PA, Saccone pointed to a noteworthy 2015 State Department report, "The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security."... We rate this claim Mostly True.
Jul 18, 2016 PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jul 18, 2016 17:50
Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) on Wednesday executed six men in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province for selling cigarettes, activists and eyewitnesses reported.
Jun 2, 2016 ARA News
added Jun 2, 2016 03:04
The illicit trade in tobacco products inflicted a revenue loss of Rs27.7 billion upon Pakistan last year...Smuggling of cigarettes into Pakistan is a way for the MNCs to enter otherwise closed markets,
May 8, 2016 The News (pk)
added May 8, 2016 17:29
is a growing threat to U.S. national interests. Internationally, it fuels transnational crime, corruption, and terrorism. As it converges with other criminal activities it undermines the rule of law and the licit market economy, and creates greater in
Dec 3, 2015 US Department of State
added Dec 6, 2015 21:18
In a new photo series purportedly released by the Islamic State, piles of cigarettes are lit on fire in a continuation of the implementation of Sharia Law. The photos were shared by international terrorism watchdog group Terror Monitor.
Oct 3, 2015 Heavy
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11
[Mid-east] Incredibly brutal footage shows how ISIS punish their own fighters by stamping on their heads and whipping them with belts… because they were caught SMOKING
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT...These are the shocking scenes were Isis terrorists are 'disciplined' by their own superiors for smoking... Isis has taken a hard-line against smoking which it has branded as 'un-Islamic' and therefore banned
May 19, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2015 15:40
The IRA are set to make a staggering £22 million a year more in counterfeit cigarettes when plain packaging legislation goes through because the packs are so much easier to fake. Police in Ireland have said that pain packaging is “not the solution”, and
Mar 6, 2015 breitbart.com
added Mar 9, 2015 11:34
made by a Kuwaiti in his twenties who had been forced out of the plane for smoking onboard. Security sources said that after refusing to refrain from smoking, the pilot insisted on removing the passenger, and he made the call in retaliation. The man was
Jan 18, 2015 Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:25