Wednesday,21 November, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1418, (15 - 21 November 2018)
Wednesday,21 November, 2018
Issue 1418, (15 - 21 November 2018)

Ahram Weekly


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It may be bombed, spied on and infiltrated on a daily basis, but the Islamic State group has managed to survive, thanks to the help it receives even from its sworn enemies, says Bassel Oudat

Refuse produced by Egyptian households and businesses has been piling up for years,

With healthcare, education and living conditions at rock bottom, the Syrian people

Fewer than five years after the 25 January Revolution, it seems that calls for

Egypt’s education system has been ranked as one of the worst in the world.

As the wind shifts in regional politics, the world’s major powers seem to

For years, the Egyptian government has been trying to put an end to female circumcision,

First it was in Lebanon and then it moved to Iraq. Now it is in Syria. Bassel

The plight of the Rohingya, the forced deportation of the Uyghurs, the struggle

The bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo in June this year drew renewed attention

The warm summer weather is again inviting droves of migrants to flee poverty and

Government plans to relocate Cairo’s street vendors have been met with criticisms

The phenomenon of Islamophobia in Africa is as depressing as it is distressing,

Despite a worrying rise in Islamophobic incidents in France since the Charlie

If we have any sense of history, the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East are

This year’s Ramadan in Syria, amid the ongoing war and terrorist acts by

Illegal building on agricultural land in Egypt has grown significantly over recent

More Arabic literature is being translated into English and other languages than

Opinion polls indicate that anti-Muslim sentiments are escalating in some Western

Historians and commentators continue to discuss the effects and direction of the

Poverty is forcing more and more children into work in Egypt, at the expense of

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