*Especially when the new things are hundreds of years old and sound Muslim!*
I have no desire to read the story. It may even be positive, since it is believed that hookah smoke is safer than directly inhaling smoke from a burning source, like cigarettes or pipes. But the only reason that this would be a story on a national news site is to freak out the whitebreads who think that hookahs can only be used for illegal drugs and would only be used by alien cultures.
Don’t tell anyone that some young people eat hummus and wear pajamas.