Yemeni group: Houthi rebels hold, torture female detainees

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Houthi rebels in Yemen hold dozens of women without bringing them to trial or charging them with a ......

How Houthi criminal violations are ‘covered up’ in Yemen

Sunday, 07 October 2018

Hamdan Alaly is a Yemeni writer and journalist.


Thousands march in Germany in support of refugees

Saturday, 07 July 2018

Thousands of people marched through German cities on Saturday to protest against EU policy on ......

How scandal-hit Oxfam is affecting the good work of agencies like UNRWA

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

Emad Eryan is an Egyptian author and political analyst who writes for Dubai-based Al-Bayan newspaper.


Indian NGO advocates remarriage of ‘tiger widows’

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

There are more than 3000 'tiger widows' - women whose husbands have been killed by the ferocious ......

Why ‘humanitarian art therapy’ works

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

This was my second and longer trip to Amman, Jordan. When I first got in and looked at my GPS, I ......

US senators criticize Egypt’s NGO law as crackdown on rights

Thursday, 01 June 2017

Three US Republican senators on Wednesday criticized a law enacted by Egypt to regulate the work of ......

Seven aid workers released in Yemen

Monday, 03 April 2017

Five staff members of the International Medical Corps and two contracted drivers were safely ......

A world without NGOs

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Yara al Wazir is a humanitarian activist. She is the founder of The Green Initiative ME and a developing partner of Sharek Stories. She can be followed and contacted on twitter @YaraWazir


Sisi says ‘there can be no return to dictatorship in Egypt’

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi responded to reports of human rights abuses in Egypt and stressed ......

Egyptian court approves asset freezes in high-profile NGO trial

Saturday, 17 September 2016

An Egyptian court on Saturday approved a freeze on the assets of five prominent human rights ......

What if the world adopted a ‘mind your own business’ policy?

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Mohammed Nosseir is an Egyptian liberal politician who advocates for advancing liberalism, political participation, and economic freedom. Mohammed was member of the higher committee at the Democratic Front Party from 2007 to 2012, and then member of the political bureau of the Free Egyptian Party till mid 2013. Mohammed advocates for his work through providing the Egyptian government with a number of schemes to better reform its government institutes, as well as he is a regular contributor to various Egyptian newspapers. Mohammed also has extensive experience in the private sector, working with a number of international companies assisting them in expanding their businesses in the Middle East. Mohammed graduated from Faculty of Commerce, Ain Shams University, Cairo (1986); he participated at Aspen Seminar on Leadership, Values and Good Society (2011), Eisenhower Fellow, Multi-National Program (2009) and Stanford Fellow for Democracy, Development & Rule of Law (2008).


Morocco rapist of teen who took own life gets 20 years in jail

Thursday, 25 August 2016

A Moroccan court on Wednesday handed down a 20-year jail term to an assailant in the gang rape of a ......

Netanyahu criticizes European ‘support’ for anti-Israel groups

Sunday, 31 July 2016

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said his government was looking into support from ......

Israel approves NGO foreign funding law

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

The Israeli parliament finalized a controversial law compelling NGOs that receive most of their ......