Money laundering, cybercrime and illegal immigration are three main challenges the region faces as criminals use new technologies to try and escape from law enforcement agencies, said a top Interpol expert.
Thirteen Interpol exper
Gunmen rob millions from Libya's central bank. Boatloads of protesters storm an oil terminal like pirates. Tribesmen block a port - and contradict the prime minister when he tells the nation it will reopen soon.
Libyans have b
Saudi Arabia has passed a new law which treats domestic abuse as a crime, a report said.
The cabinet has extended the law to providing treatment and shelter to victims of violence, added the report in Arab News.
About 71 per cent of participants in a survey in Bahrain believe that the region is a prime target for cyber criminals, said a research report.
The research conducted by Gulf Business Machines (GBM), a leading IT solutions provide
A two-day workshop on National Capacities in Controlling Trafficking in Persons, Crimes and Criminal Investigations concluded in Bahrain yesterday.
It was jointly organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International
Down a narrow alleyway deep in the Jeddah slum of Karantina, three women from Sudan have set up stalls under colourful parasols, selling peanuts, hibiscus petals, dried pulses, baskets, frankincense, calabashes and sandalwood.
India approved on Thursday a tougher new law to punish sex crimes, including death for repeat rape offenders, after the fatal gang rape of a student in December sparked unprecedented protests over the treatment of women in the
Foreigners still risk being imprisoned for bouncing cheques in the United Arab Emirates, as a government order which decriminalises the offence applies only to local citizens, an official statement said.
Bahrain police have smashed a terror cell involved in planting fake bombs in heavily-populated areas, highways and on main avenues, said a top official.
The accused have been referred to the Public Prosecution to face legal charge