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[Syria] ISIS beheads top police official for smoking cigarettes

The Islamic extremists reportedly beheaded one of their own for smoking cigarettes. No mercy was shown to the high-ranking police official and Egyptian national whose headless body was discovered near a power plant in the Syrian city of Deir-al-Zor. Writ
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 13, 2015 16:51
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[Iraq, Syria] Isis beheads cigarette smokers because smoking is 'slow suicide' under Sharia law

According to Isis’ so-called Preaching Office, smoking is ‘slow suicide’, as well as being ‘vain’ and therefore forbidden. ‘Every smoker should be aware that with every cigarette he smokes in a state of trance and vanity is disobeying god,’ it said.
Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:50
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[Syria] ARCHIVE: ISIS bans music, imposes veil in Raqqa

the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham has issued statements in Raqqa banning music and smoking and imposing the full-face veil on women.
Al-Monitor
added Feb 13, 2015 16:48
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[Syria] Islamic State: Smoking will kill you, one way or another

It had a cigarette placed between its lips. “This is not permissible, Sheikh,” someone had scrawled in Arabic on the decapitated corpse lying nearby...The body and head belonged to an Islamic State official, a deputy police chief.
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 13, 2015 16:45
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[Spain] Terrorists Flood Australia With Cheap Cigarettes, Plain Packaging Fuels Industry

The Irish Republican Army (IRA) and organised crime are becoming major players in the Australian cigarette business, according to several newspapers. The Irish Independent reports a senior figure in the South Armagh Provisional IRA has been arrested in
breitbart.com
added Feb 4, 2015 14:06
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[Australia, Ireland, Malaysia] IRA smugglers behind Aussie cigarette racket

The multi-million euro IRA cigarette smuggling ring busted by Spanish police at New Year had linked up with Malaysian-based racketeers supplying illicit tobacco to the Australian market, the Sunday Independent has learned.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:24
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[Mali] A Fury Arrives. Hypocrisy, Too. / ‘Timbuktu,’ an Abderrahmane Sissako Film About Radical Islam

Their failures to live up to their own rigid notions of Shariah law...one of the leaders, sneaks off behind a dune to smoke a cigarette, an activity he has forbidden in the city. “Everyone knows you smoke,” says his young driver
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2015 17:26
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[Mali] The Enemy as Hapless Clown / Abderrahmane Sissako on the Jihadists in ‘Timbuktu’

film’s Muslim jihadist invaders…are not only oppressors but also buffoons. They obsess over soccer but forbid that it be played; they ban smoking and sneak cigarettes.
New York Times
added Jan 23, 2015 11:20
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[Kuwait] Ejected smoker grounds plane with hoax call

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
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:25
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[France] Charlie Hebdo’s New Issue Has Muhammad on the Cover

re, in a top-floor conference room with a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower, this was just a bunch of cartoonists and journalists: crying, snacking, laughing, breaking the rules against smoking indoors and trying to hold themselves together long enough to
New York Times
added Jan 12, 2015 19:51
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