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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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[Iraq, Mid-east] Burning the burka: Overjoyed women set fire to their face veils (and even light up a cigarette) after their village is liberated from ISIS

The video later shows the women smoking cigarettes as men danced nearby. It is unknown what village the video was filmed in, but it was later Tweeted out by the Kurdish news outlet Rudaw.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 23, 2017 21:18
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[Europe] Combating illicit trade a key pillar of Belgium’s anti-radicalisation strategy says deputy prime minister Jan Jambon

A Brussels conference has been told that the lucrative trade in illicit goods is helping to finance terrorist organisations such as Islamic State. Speaking on Tuesday at a conference on counterfeit trade, Belgium’s deputy prime minister Jan Jambon said
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:11
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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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[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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[Europe] EU anti-fraud official: Tobacco smuggling is ‘major source’ of organised crime

Cigarette smuggling costs national and EU budgets more than €10 billion annually in lost public revenue and is a major source of organised crime, including terrorism, Margarete Hofmann told Euractiv in an interview...What is the level of the problem exac
EurActiv
added Feb 7, 2017 17:42
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[Mid-east] Iraqi forces wage psychological war with jihadist corpses

"Do you know what smoking one, just one cigarette meant?" he asked. "Twenty-five lashes in a public square where people were forced to watch you suffer.
Reuters
added Feb 6, 2017 18:20
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THOMPSON: High Taxes And Plain Packaging Fund North Korean Nukes And Terrorists

All around the world as governments intervene in the market with “plain packaging” of cigarette packs and tax hikes to discourage smoking, they are trading one evil for another. Tobacco harms the health of those who smoke and those around them, but conse
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 30, 2017 23:16
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[Africa] Haunting images of tobacco plantation seized from white farmers by 'Mugabe thugs' in Zimbabwe and given to British GP show 'pathetic' crop and eerie, deserted outbuildings

A once thriving tobacco farm where a white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife lived for 35 years before being turfed out by a British doctor lies empty. Six foot tall tobacco plants which were lovingly tended to by 40 staff last year have been replaced by w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:20
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[Russia] BENTLEY: Putin's war on tobacco would be a gift to terrorists

Not only would counterfeit tobacco be even more disastrous for people's health than regular tobacco, but it would deliver vast profits into the hands of organized crime and terrorism. With such a high smoking prevalence, Russia would prove a golden oppo
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57
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