Interesting article which on first sight suggests the Husband is trying to avoid his financial obligations to his Wife due her alleged violence towards him. However the Husband is actually endeavouring to avoid sharing the matrimonial assets (predominantly a house he has owned in his sole name prior to the marriage) claiming that his marriage is not legal. The Husband claims the marriage was not registered properly and therefore not valid. He has lost his case in the first instance but is seeking to challenge the Court's decision by taking the matter to the Court of Appeal.
University lecturer Khaled Hayatleh was punched by Reem Mofdy before she drove at him in her red convertible BMW because she believed he had cheated on her. Their marriage broke up and they both filed for divorce in 2013 and began a legal battle over assets.