Friday,22 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1431, (21 - 27 February 2019)
Friday,22 February, 2019
Issue 1431, (21 - 27 February 2019)

Ahram Weekly


The politics of relief

The politics of relief

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Conflicts and natural disasters generate an array of international responses that typically blend political interests with humanitarian concerns, writes Khaled Hanafi

After the decades of hardship experienced by Egypt’s slum-dwellers, can

The conflict in Syria has added urgency and intensity to the work of the country’s

The world should be more focused on human rights abuses in Iraq, writes Salah Nasrawi

Hopes for NGO regulations that meet international standards have been stymied

The outbreak of the Ebola pandemic in West Africa has prompted a worldwide scare

Could the proposed Congo-Nile project, an attempt to join the Nile and Congo Rivers

Egypt and Panama have ambitious plans for the future of the Suez and Panama canals,

Recent reports by international organisations warn that food insecurity in the

As the government phases out subsidies on fossil fuels, experts are weighing the

President Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi’s official trips to Saudi Arabia and Russia

Senior officials of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard are said to be running Syria’s

The surge by Islamic State forces is forcing the region’s powers to better

The numbers of street children in Egypt have been growing since the 25 January

The looting of Egypt’s cultural heritage is reaching epidemic proportions

Gamal Nkrumah traces the history of the Sufi orders in Africa south of the Sahara

How far will India’s ruling Hindu nationalists be able to win the trust

Ibrahim El-Houdaiby explores how Egypt’s Sufi orders have developed over

Dozens of opposition publications have appeared since the beginning of the Syrian

What are the prospects for Egypt’s democratic transformation in the wake

For a young couple, finding a home can be a disheartening ordeal as a result of

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