The Arab Journal of Forensic Sciences and Forensic Medicine (AJFSFM) is delighted to announce the publication of its Volume 3 (Issue 2), Dec. 2021, and, therefore, welcome the submission of scientific articles in all disciplines of forensic science and forensic medicine. AJFSFM is an open access (CC BY-NC), peer-reviewed and free of charge journal devoted to the development and application of forensic sciences and forensic medicine knowledge and research for the purpose of law and justice across the globe. The AJFSFM is an official biannual publication (ISSN 1658-6786) of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences (NAUSS).


Scope of the Journal

Subjects covered by the AJFSFM include, but not limited to:

  • Forensic medicine, which include forensic medicine and all its specialties.
  • Forensic biology (serology, human DNA profiling, entomology, population genetics).
  • Forensic chemistry (inks, paints, dyes, explosives, fire accelerants).
  • Forensic anthropology, archeology, and forensic odontology.
  • Fingerprints, impressions, firearms, tool marks, white collar crimes, digital forensics, and cyber-crimes.
  • Criminal justice and crime scene investigation, as well as many other disciplines where science and medicine interact with the law.

 Articles Categories:

  • Original research papers
  • Research review papers
  • Letter to the editor and Response to letters
  • Book reviews
  • Conference proceedings
  • Case studies.
  • Technical developments and working methods,

Articles should be written in English or Arabic. Authors are requested to follow Authors’ guidelines, and can submit their manuscripts online ( Articles received will be sent for double blind-peer review and the whole procedure to be completed within 4-6 weeks of submission. Contributions must be original, not previously or simultaneously published elsewhere. Accepted papers are available freely with online full-text content upon receiving the final versions.

Submission Deadline: 1 Nov. 2021

For additional information and other AJFSFM related issues, please contact:

 Dr. Abdulsallam Bakdash

Editor in Chief

P.O. Box: 6830 Riyadh 11452, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966112463444 EXT. 3629



Mr. Abdul Rauf Chaudhary Ahmad

Managing Editor

College of Criminal Justice, Naif Arab University for Security Sciences

P.O. Box: 6830 Riyadh 11452, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Phone: +966112463444 EXT 3087