Headlines Tagged with Terrorism — 708 headlines found
Islamic State militants have arrested more than 50 men in Syria for the 'crime' of smoking, which is banned under the strict Sharia law the terror group has imposed....are expected to be publicly flogged in the district of Yarmouk, south of the Syrian cap
Aug 4, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 4, 2016 11:25
Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Aug 3, 2016 Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
In IS-controlled cities in Iraq, from which some managed to escape, women were confined to their homes and to top-to-toe covering; among other disciplinary practices, men caught smoking have a bar of red-hot metal pushed into their mouths.
Aug 1, 2016 Reuters
added Aug 1, 2016 14:33
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
[Australia, USA] VIDEO: US airmen, Border Force members allegedly join crime gangs involved in smuggling
Sydney-based US Air Force personnel, Australian Border Force officials and Commonwealth-licensed customs brokers are suspected to have joined international crime syndicates...the US airmen were paid to help smuggle tobacco into Australia, depriving the Co
Jun 28, 2016 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:04
They also said the cash-strapped regime may try to expand trafficking networks in drugs, weapons, cigarettes, and counterfeit luxury goods... "I brought Marlboro cigarettes with me when I defected to Seoul and they were made in North Korea."
Jun 27, 2016 Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 28, 2016 20:07
In a statement last week, the U.N. health agency warned that "notwithstanding the current crisis in the country," Syrian officials should collaborate with the U.N. health agency to control the use of tobacco and water pipes among its people, especially y
Jun 9, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2016 14:30
Thirteen years after 9/11, lung function declines related to toxic dust exposure persisted among World Trade Center first responders, with smokers and those with the greatest exposures having the largest pulmonary declines, researchers reported.
Jun 8, 2016 MedPage Today
added Jun 9, 2016 13:59
[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
Jun 2, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2016 15:36
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