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Russia said the Libyan currency worth $1.1 billion seized in Malta is not counterfeit. While the US has said a Russian state-owned company printed the cash.

Maltese authorities seized counterfeit Libyan money worth $1.1 billion that was printed by a Russian firm, the US State Department said.

Saudi busts drug smuggling ring using Mate packets

The New Arab

Saudi busts drug smuggling ring using Mate packets

Saudi Arabia says it has seized 44.7 million amphetamine pills smuggled in Mate packets.

The quiet collapse of Yemen's economy

Omar Mashjari

The quiet collapse of Yemen's economy

Comment: The underreported collapse of Yemen's economy, and the absence of a functional central bank could worsen all of the country's problems, ...

British expats 'tortured and abused in UAE prisons'

The New Arab

British expats 'tortured and abused in UAE prisons'

Investigative report sheds new light on previously unknown cases involving the alleged torture, sexual abuse and even deaths of British citizens ...

Kyle W. Orton

Trump the anti-Obama targets Iran

Comment: If Trump has any one guiding principle, it is to be the anti-Obama - and on foreign policy, there are worse doctrines, writes Kyle Orton.

The New Arab & agencies

US sanctions counterfeiting 'network forging money for Iran'

The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on a network of companies and individuals accused of counterfeiting money to help Iran's ...

The New Arab & agencies

American-Israeli 'offered to bomb Jewish targets for money'

US authorities say an American-Israeli Jew charged with threatening to bomb Jewish community centers and schools across the United States ...

The New Arab

Baghdad to Beirut currency counterfeit ring busted

Iraq announced the arrest of one of the country’s most dangerous currency fraud mafias on Tuesday, found to have forged Iraqi dinars worth ...

Another Israeli weapon in the judaisation of Jerusalem

Saleh al-Naami

Another Israeli weapon in the judaisation of Jerusalem

Comment: The Ateret Cohanim organisation targets property that can be bought, or seized via the courts, to push Jewish superiority in the city, ...

Mohammad Abdulmalik

Honey fraud in Yemen leaves bitter taste

Yemen's honey has sparked a global buzz over its purity and unique medicinal benefits. But unscrupulous traders are damaging the industry as ...

Medicine in war: Killer drugs in Iraq

Adam Mahmoud and Omar Mahmoud

Medicine in war: Killer drugs in Iraq

Counterfeit drugs have become big business in Iraq, aided and abetted by official corruption, and with ramifications throughout society.

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