1:17pm , Tuesday 14th August 2018

Shaher Abdulhak’s Tax Havens Violate International Law

By: Mohammed AlMahdi, Mokhtar Alibrahim, Musa'ab Al Shawbkeh, and Eman Asi DARAJ –Around his neck Yemeni businessman Shaher Abdulhak wears the Legion of Merit medal he got more than 20 years ago from the late Yemeni ...

Detained for Good: The Use of Remand Detention as a Punitive Measure Against Political Opponents

By: Mohamed Hamama Mada Masr- Islam developed a new calendar system during his time in prison. The divisions were based on the regular period over which decisions regarding his detention were made: 45 days. The calendar cycle ...

Child Brides in Egypt- Loopholes and Cleric Endorsements

Aliaa Abou Shahba Nada agreed to be engaged by the age of 15, taking her mother's advice that "a good girl gets engaged and married early on". But days into her engagement, fear overshadowed her mother's words; ...

Exchange Marriage in Yemen: A Time Bomb for Hundreds of Families

Aseel Saria Asharq al-Awsat - Twenty-two years ago, Fatima was forced to marry someone she did not know in exchange for her brother's marriage to the sister of her groom. At 19, she had no say in ...

Forgotten Students

Ibrahim al-Muallem and Fuad Rajeh Amman, Aden, Sanaa(Al-Mushahid)—Hundreds of Yemeni students studying in Jordan on scholarships from their government are struggling to survive and their stipends are going unpaid for months at a time, journalist Ibrahim ...

New Cars from Old Parts

By: Muhammad AbuDeif An-Nahar, ElWatan—In this investigation, journalist Muhammad Abu Deif documents how cars from Libya are smuggled into Egypt where their identification numbers are changed and they are passed through traffic checks with the complicity ...

Cheated Education: Research Papers for Sale at Kuwait University

By Aisha al-Jiyyar Kuwait (Al-Qabas)—Hundreds of students at the University of Kuwait are buying research papers from student service centers operating near the campus, journalist Aisha al-Jiyyar found, while university regulations don’t mention plagiarism. Student service centers ...

Repeated Fires at Unlicensed Gas Stations Claim Yemeni Lives

Muhammad al-Nasser Sanaa (New Arab)—Hundreds of dangerous, unlicensed gas stations are spreading throughout the Yemeni capital Sanaa in open violation of existing health and safety laws, journalist Muhammad al-Nasser found, unchecked by weak and negligent state ...