Headlines Tagged with Terrorism — 723 headlines found
[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] CLARK: Plain packaging: "The politicians have created a nightmare scenario"
the Sun has a major story about the policy potentially driving illicit trade in Northern Ireland... IRA kingpins stand to make millions from new plain tobacco packaging laws after building a secret network of illegal cigarette factories.
Mar 6, 2015 Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Mar 9, 2015 11:06
Yet somehow there is little disparagement of lawyers who defend corporations responsible for causing major harm....finance terrorism in the Middle East and evading U.S. sanctions against Iran. The banks — Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays, S
Mar 6, 2015 Manchester (CT) Journal-Inquirer
added Mar 6, 2015 17:17
[Iraq, Mid-east, Syria] How ISIS is funded by black-market oil trading, illegal drugs and internet cafes
TEN WAYS THE ISLAMIC STATE IS MAKING MONEY ... 9. Growing and selling drugs and black market cigarettes and alcohol
Feb 22, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 22, 2015 16:04
Police raid a shop in the Midlands, seizing thousands of illegal cigarettes. Smuggling operations like this are linked to republican paramilitaries, who threaten a new wave of terror
Feb 15, 2015 Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2015 13:48
Smokers who buy black market cigarettes are helping fund terrorism and organised crime, according to a former Scotland Yard detective. New research found that nearly a third (30.4%) of all cigarettes consumed in Aberdeen were either contraband, counterf
Feb 12, 2015 This is North Scotland (Press & Journal / Evening Express) (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:06
[Iraq, Syria] Life under Isis in Raqqa: The city where smoking a cigarette could see you publicly flogged, imprisoned and even decapitated
A leading figure with Isis’s police force was recently found in Deir-al-Zor beheaded and with a cigarette in his mouth, with the sentence “O Sheikh this is munkar (hateful and evil thing)” written on his body. Abu Mohammed Hussam, one of the founders o
Feb 13, 2015 The Independent (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:53
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
Feb 13, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 13, 2015 16:51
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.
Feb 13, 2015 Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 16:50
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.
Jan 20, 2014 Al-Monitor
added Feb 13, 2015 16:48
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.
Feb 12, 2015 Los Angeles Times
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