Tuesday,17 July, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1401, (12 - 18 July 2018)
Tuesday,17 July, 2018
Issue 1401, (12 - 18 July 2018)

Ahram Weekly


It’s the oil, stupid

It’s the oil, stupid

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Like the oppressive US occupation of Iraq, Maliki’s regime is racked with insurgency because it tries to harness the country’s vast oil revenues for its own designs, writes Michael Schwartz

Memoirs by those who took part in the events of the time shed fascinating light

In his memories former royal chief of protocol Salah Al-Shahed provides a gripping

A new permanent exhibition at Al-Ahram building in Cairo offers insights into

Nada Gabriel Takla, granddaughter of the founders of Al-Ahram talked to Nesmahar Sayed

Salah Al-Shahed, palace chief of protocol during the final days of the monarchy,

The run-up to the 1952 Revolution was a time of conspiracy and counter-conspiracy,

The creation of Israel in May 1948 came at the end of years of upheaval in Palestine

Egypt’s long history of financial surprises should encourage present generations,

The French writer Gaston Migeon left an unforgettable picture of Cairo just over

A dozen Egyptian women are on this year’s list of the most powerful Arab

With experts predicting increasing problems of water scarcity in Egypt, now is

Examination of the Muslim Brotherhood’s one-year rule in Egypt casts doubt

World War I that engulfed Europe and the Middle East 100 years ago brought a new

Looking back to 1950, Samir Sobhi finds that Egypt was already suffering from

Nourhan Riad reflects on the 25th anniversary of the first Palestinian Intifada

What kind of help can Egypt offer Uganda, asks Khaled Al-Fiqi as he takes photos

A badge of rank and education, the wearing of the tarboush was widespread among

As the Committee of Fifty tasked to write the draft of the country’s new

Perhaps Egypt’s present problems can best be understood through snapshots

The Muslim Brotherhood’s history and fundamental doctrines point in the

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