Friday,28 April, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1342, (27 April - 3 May 2017)
Friday,28 April, 2017
Issue 1342, (27 April - 3 May 2017)

Ahram Weekly


In Saudi Arabia, a number of recent royal decrees have promoted young leadership and reinstated benefits and bonuses for government employees

The demographic changes undertaken by the Syrian regime, Iranians and Kurds are cynical and political and herald the probability of recurrent civil wars

Trump’s Iraq strategy has started to unfold, and it appears to be a dangerous mismatch

During his election campaign, candidate Trump voluntarily issued a 100-day “contract” with the American people. With low popularity ratings, he now says that benchmark doesn’t mean much

The Indonesian capital Jakarta’s first Christian governor conceded defeat to a Muslim former government minister in a vote this week that is seen as a test of the country’s secular character

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s prospects for a second term in office will depend on how far he can convince the electorate that he can improve the country’s economy

Two anti-system candidates are heading into the second round of the French presidential elections after a hard-fought first-round campaign

The changing landscape in British politics since Brexit could marginalise the Labour Party and end UKIP

A general strike in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners begins today

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