10:10pm , Monday 20th August 2018

Illegal Logging Flourishes in Palestine

By Ruba Anabtawi Ramallah, West Bank, Aug. 26, 2016 (Afaq Al-Bia Wa Tanmiyah)– At the onset of winter, woodcutters set out in the West Bank illegally to cut down trees, some of which are hundreds of ...

An Engineer’s Latest Rip Off

Dania Abu Fouda Amman, Aug 2015: Engineering quotas: these are the upper limit of the area an engineer, engineering office or engineering company can work on during one year, according to instructions issued by the commission ...

Fake Contracts for Syrian Workers in Turkey

Ahmed Haj Hamdo Istanbul, Turkey, March 2006,  (al-Hayat) - The owner of a Turkish textile factory refused to pay the costs of treatment and compensation for a Syrian refugee worker who was left with permanent disability in ...

A Fraud for a Life

By Ahmed Atef Ramadan Cairo, Aug 2015, (Al-Sabah) - Outside his house at the village of al-Saf of Qaliubiya province, taxi driver Sami Bakri, in his fifties, sat trying to lean on his cane watching cars and ...

Panama Papers: Comment l’Elite Algérienne a Détourné l’Argent du Pétrole

LE MONDE Le 26.07.2016 Le diamantaire Laurent Bloch ne se doutait pas, en ce mois de décembre 2006, que ses retrouvailles avec le frère de son ami d’enfance allaient l’amener, huit ans plus tard, à témoigner devant ...

Swiss Leaks Expose Egyptian Mastermind Behind Massive Corruption Deal

By Ahmed Atef and Ahmed Elshamy CAIRO, Jul 23 (Aswat Masriya) - In early February 2015, tens of thousands of financial documents were leaked to the public exposing secretive HSBC Switzerland bank accounts used by ...

Panama Papers Expose Yemen’s Wheat Emperor

By Mohammad Mahdi Sana’a, Yemen, May 2016 (Alaraby Aljadeed): Mohammad Fahem is one of Yemen’s prominent businessmen, His rivals and compatriots have given him the nickname “Emperor of Wheat”, because his company, the Yemeni Company for Industrial Investments LTD, ...

Egypt’s Ticking Time Bombs in Gas Bottles

Nadia Mabrouk Cairo, May 2016, (Aswat Masrya):  The residents started fleeing towards the nearest exit to save their lives as soon as they heard the sound of explosions in warehouses storing gas bottles in residential areas. It ...