Headlines Tagged with Terrorism — 724 headlines found
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
confiscating shisha water pipes and paraphernalia in a campaign to halt "debauchery and vulgarity". Critics say the campaign will only distract police from the Afghan capital's deteriorating security situation, while doing little to change the pervasive s
Nov 27, 2016 Reuters
added Nov 28, 2016 01:14
A prominent columnist wrote recently about how President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey hates cigarettes so much that he confiscates packs from his followers... urged his readers to protest the president’s anti-democratic ways by lighting a cigarette and
Nov 17, 2016 New York Times
added Nov 17, 2016 23:41
A long line grew outside a shop selling cigarettes, where people argued and bought dozens of packs each now that the extremists and their smoking bans were gone. "Before, it was prohibited, cigarettes are prohibited," said one resident, Hani Hamed, laugh
Nov 15, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 15, 2016 21:12
"I saw some of the Hisba elements of Daesh (Islamic State) checking people's beards and clothes and looking for smokers".
Nov 9, 2016 Reuters
added Nov 9, 2016 22:36
The US State Department recently cited tobacco smuggling as one of the leading funding mechanisms for terrorist groups like ISIS... At the very least WHO should ensure that all competent experts on illicit tobacco inform its decisions. By cutting out big
Nov 7, 2016 Free Market Foundation (za)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:58
[Asia, Mid-east] That was a close shave! Iraqi men get rid of their beards and enjoy openly smoking cigarettes as they celebrate being rescued from ISIS
Elsewhere, men also lit up celebratory cigarettes, enjoying their first taste of smoking since it was also banned by the terror group two years ago.
Nov 2, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47
[Brazil, Colombia, India, Latin America, Paraguay, South America/Caribbean, Syria] BATE: Corruption and weakened national security: the roles of medicines, tobacco in exacerbating both
The result is a weakening of law and order and the strengthening of organized crime and terror financing. As the largest donor to WHO, the U.S. should demand that it makes sure all experts are at the table regardless of whether they work in the tobacco in
Nov 2, 2016 The Hill
added Nov 2, 2016 21:10
"I am smoking for the first time in so long," said one of the men smiling, recalling how cigarettes were banned under jihadist rule. A violation meant 50 public whippings.
Oct 31, 2016 Reuters
added Oct 31, 2016 20:48
"If you are caught smoking you get whipped with a water hose 50 times in public," said Othman Mahmoud, as his friend handed around a pack of cigarettes with a smile.
Oct 27, 2016 Reuters
added Oct 27, 2016 19:08