Headlines Tagged with Terrorism — 720 headlines found
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
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 (sa)
added Nov 9, 2016 22:58
"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
[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
Contraband tobacco is lucrative, it is produced and trafficked systematically alongside other illicit goods, and Canadian crime syndicates are heavily invested in its proceeds. Globally, money from contraband tobacco and cigarettes is a major source of
Sep 23, 2016 Macdonald-Laurier Institute (ca)
added Oct 25, 2016 00:23
While both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton have promised to protect the country from terrorism, they have yet to speak out against terrorists using the sale of contraband cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund
Oct 5, 2016 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:32
At least four mayors in southeast France and one in the Paris region have made it illegal to smoke them in public after complaints from locals. Critics say that the ban illustrates how France is turning against immigrant communities from Muslim countrie
Oct 3, 2016 Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 3, 2016 22:50