Tuesday,26 March, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1367, (2 - 8 November 2017)
Tuesday,26 March, 2019
Issue 1367, (2 - 8 November 2017)

Ahram Weekly

A century of injustice

On 2 November 1917 the British government issued the Balfour Declaration. A century on, Al-Ahram Weekly examines how the unjust consequences of the declaration continue to grind away at the heart of the region with no peace in sight


Al-Ahram Weekly

Balfour’s legacy: The destruction of Palestine

One hundred years after the Balfour Declaration of November 1917, it is incumbent on Britain to make amends for its shameful record in Palestine, writes Salman Abu Sitta

Incompatible promises, fatal consequences

British historian Roger Owen, A J Meyer professor of Middle East history at Harvard University and author of several classic works on the history of the modern Middle East, speaks to Manal Lotfi about the origins and legacy of the Balfour Declaration, a terse, economically worded statement that opened the doors to the longest running and most intractable conflict

Britain and Balfour: No apology but lots of guilt

Despite the red carpet and festive dinner at an exclusive event to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, the sense of guilt is felt in the UK over its role in igniting one of the longest conflicts in the world, writes Manal Lotfi

The Balfour legacy in Europe

Apart from British government celebrations in London, a resounding silence has greeted the centenary of the Balfour Declaration in Europe, writes Salma Ahmed Nosseir in Berlin


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