10:10pm , Monday 20th August 2018

Government Creates Fund to Help Divorced Women and their Children

Amman-  Jordanian women and children have suffered needlessly for seven years, journalist Manar Hafez found, because of the government’s reluctance to activate a fund set up specifically to support them.   Young, single mother Baraa ...

Slavery is Still Present In Yemen: Segregation Between Masters and Slaves

By Ahmed al-Wase'ee and Aseel Sariah   Sanaa, Yemen, March 2,2017 ( Yemen Observer )-  Sixty-six years after the anti-slavery convention and 44 years after Yemen’s implementation of that treaty, Yemen still has “masters and slaves”. The ...

Legalized Marital Rape

By Aya Nabil Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 29,2017 (Aswat Masrya) –  Arguments went loud in the thick of the night at the home of Zaynab in Al Khusus city, Qalyubia Governorate, Egypt.  The neighbors ...

Air Pollution in Tunisia

By Mounira Rabai Tunis, Tunisia, Oct. 19,2016 (TAP) - Zenobia Al-Jouyani can barely catch her breath as she talks of the heavy darkness hanging over her life for the last seven yearsin the ...

Looking for a Suicidal Job in Iraq?

By Mustafa Sa’adoun Baghdad, Iraq,Dec. 12, 2016 (Alhayat)  – As soldiers ducked for cover from flying bullets, south of Mosul, the Iraqi Alsumaria TV war photographer, Ali Resan, stayed upright, looking for a good ...

Rationalizing Housing Injustice

By Rakia Selmi Tunis, Tunisia, Oct. 31, 2016 (TAP) - After 16 years Sabri is still waiting in line to rent an apartment from Tunis's Ministry of Social Affairs' Retirement and Social Protection ...

The Minister’s Wife

By Ahmed Elshamy Cairo, Oct. 27, 2016 (MadaMasr) - The clock struck two in the afternoon when an employee at ‘HSBC Private Bank, Switzerland’concluded a phone conversation with a client. The employee proceeded to put ...

Pharmaceutical Drug Abuse

By Ibtihal Alsalhi Aden, Yemen,July 20,2015 (The New Arab) - His journey to drug addiction began with chewing Qat. From there he got hooked on narcotic drugs that he would easily procure from pharmacies in ...