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Norwegian Woman Sent to Prison After Reporting Rape in the UAE

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Norwegian Marte Deborah Dalelv, 24, in Dubai. File photo: Dalelv Family/Scanpix

A 24-year-old Norwegian woman has been sentenced to a 16 month prison sentence, convicted of ‘having sex outside of marriage’, after reporting a rape incident to Dubai police. 

Last Updated on Friday, 19 July 2013 18:54

International Women's Day, March 08, 2013

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The realities of gender inequality and female disempowerment are recognized and acknowledged worldwide, as well as the particular challenges faced by women and girls in the developing world

Reflections By An ARAB JEW

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 Ella Habiba Shohat

I am an Arab Jew. Or, more specifically, an Iraqi Israeli woman living, writing and teaching in the U.S. Most members of my family were born and raised in Baghdad

Last Updated on Sunday, 24 February 2013 16:07

A farewell to Al Jazeera: Forget what you have seen!

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Akhtham Suliman, Al-Jazeera’s longtime Germany correspondent

Akhtham Suliman, Al-Jazeera’s longtime Germany correspondent, details the reasons for his recent resignation from the station. There are interviews with Suliman circulating in English, but this piece, published in the FAZ, includes a number of poignant anecdotes, which paint a disturbing picture of Al-Jazeera’s decline. 

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 December 2012 06:42

Was Bahraini ambassador trying to bribe British MPs?

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Ann Clwyd MP

It is interesting to receive two different news stories on the same day; both of which mentioned the Gulf state of Bahrain and the UK Parliament.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 December 2012 12:15