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[France] Late-Night Hosts Respond to the Paris Attacks on a Serious Note

Colbert offered the following suggestion. “If it makes you feel a connection to the people of Paris, go drink a bottle of Bordeaux...Eat a croissant at Au Bon Pain. Slap on a beret and smoke a cigarette like this. Go eat some French fries, which I am now
New York Times
added Nov 17, 2015 14:29

[Egypt, UK] Come home without your luggage: Fury as 20,000 stranded Britons are told they can fly home from Sharm... but only with the bare essentials

'The two members of airport security that waved me through the body scanners were more interesting in smoking cigarettes and eating their dinner. They barely acknowledged our presence. 'We were shocked to see how easy it was to get through with unauthori
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:00

[Asia, Mid-east] Syrian refugees adapt to life in Iraqi UN camp controlled by Islamic State

The rules are clear in Al Obaidi in northern Iraq, the only United Nations refugee camp in Iraq operating in territory controlled by Islamic State. Women have to cover ... No alcohol or smoking is allowed.
added Oct 29, 2015 21:31

[Africa, Egypt, Mid-east] Al-Bawaba Shaabola suffers a heart attack caused by heavy smoking!

Controversial Egyptian folk singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim, famously nicknamed Shaabola, ain't afraid of no one, not even ISIS...That's why, having suffered a heart attack ten days ago - thanks to the cancer sticks he insists on smoking - wasn't going to keep
Al (jo)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:16

[Mid-east, Syria] PHOTOS: ISIS Mass Burns Cigarettes in Ba’aj, Iraq

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.
added Oct 6, 2015 15:11

[Bulgaria, Georgia (Country), Turkey] Cigarette smuggling biggest source of income for PKK

The most profitable source of income for the PKK terrorist organization is smuggling cigarettes, the recent report by Turkish security sources revealed as the report said that 80 million packets of smuggled cigarettes have been seized by the security for
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Sep 26, 2015 22:16
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[UK-Scotland] Police chiefs: enforcing car smoking ban could divert officers away from tackling terrorism and organised crime

In a submission to MSPs ahead of tomorrow's meeting, Police Scotland said it would be the "sole enforcement authority" for the legislation, suggesting this needs to be "carefully considered". The force said it backed the Bill "as a means of addressing t
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:25

[UK-Scotland] Enforcing new car smoking ban 'may divert police from terrorism'

MSPs will hear fears that police officers could be diverted away from tackling terrorism and organised crime to enforce a proposed ban on smoking in cars with children in them. Liberal Democrat MSP Jim Hume wants smokers to be fined £100 if they are cau
STV (uk)
added Jun 26, 2015 09:23

[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

[Syria] Offering Services, ISIS Ensconces Itself in Seized Territories

He buys cigarettes from smugglers who sell only to people they know, since jihadists punish smoking as a crime. “This is like heroin for them,” the real estate agent said, enjoying a pack during a recent trip to Turkey.
New York Times
added Jun 16, 2015 06:21
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