Prevalence and characteristics of narghile
smoking among university students in Syria.
At the start of July, ISIL placed a ban on cigarettes and narghile
pipes in Mosul on the basis that they are harmful to people's health.
Water-pipe is known around the globe by many different names, with slight modifications - Hookah, Shisha, Narghile
, Hubble-bubble, Nargeela, Argeela, Kalian, Ghelyoon, Ghalayan, Okka, Boury and Gouza.
It also issued four statements ordering women to wear the niqab in public, forbidding the sale of cigarettes and narghile
(water pipe) products, banning music and making attendance of Friday prayers compulsory.
The popularity of hookah smoking, also referred to as waterpipe smoking, narghile
, shisha or goza has increased rapidly over the past 2 decades.
Health warning labelling practices on narghile
(shisha, hookah) waterpipe tobacco products and related accessories.
The portrayal of idleness in the form of men reclined, often smoking the narghile
, borrowed from the tradition of Orientalist painting, is taken here as an epitome of the country and named 'the art of lying down.
They also agree on the labelling of waterpipes (also known as narghile
, or hookahs), noting that they would also be subject to the general labelling regime.
Hookahs: An Emerging Public Health Issue Waterpipes, also known as hookah, shisha, narghile
, goza, or hubble bubble, have been used for centuries to smoke tobacco, particularly in North Africa, the eastern Mediterranean, and areas of southeast Asia.
As if in competition with the sheer strangeness of the narrative, Rivlin grows agitated, pacing through his female student's bedroom, inexplicably touching the surfaces of local objects such as a prominently displayed narghile
, in a childlike manner.
Shisha is also known to many as hookah, huqqa, jurak, arghile, narghile
, hubble bubble, goza or boori in different dialects and in different countries.
Contrary to popular belief, shisha - also known as hookah, hubble bubble and narghile
- is not safer than smoking cigarettes.