Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1208, (7 - 13 August 2014)
Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Issue 1208, (7 - 13 August 2014)

Ahram Weekly


As preparations for Turkey’s presidential elections continue, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is doing everything possible to secure victory, writes Sayed Abdel Meguid

Israel is stepping up its campaign against Sudan, claiming that it is the source of Hamas’ weapons, writes Salah Khalil

A diverse Palestinian delegation withstood irreconcilable differences to push for a ceasefire in Gaza as new internal dynamics came into play. Amira Howeidy reports

With negotiations under way in Cairo to cement a Gaza ceasefire, inside sources indicate that Hamas will politically lose out in any deal, with Abbas’s Palestinian Authority

With a quarter of Gaza’s population displaced and massive destruction of civilian infrastructure, Israel has rendered the area unliveable, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed in Gaza City

After an Israeli strike hit a UN-run school in the night, Gazan children are fearful of sleep, their parents knowing that even traditionally off-limit sites are targets, writes Mohamed Omer

Latin America has stood out among other regional blocs because of its strong stance against the Israeli war on Gaza, reports Niveen Wahish

The bloody takeover of their cities by Islamist forces has sparked soul-searching among Iraqi Sunnis, writes Salah Nasrawi

Demonstrations have broken out in Yemen against government plans to end fuel subsidies, writes Nasser Arrabyee in Sanaa

As Islamic State forces converge on the historic town of Al-Hasakah, the city’s Christians are weighing their options, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Gamal Nkrumah analyses the social, economic and political ramifications of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa

It is obvious what Washington wants from Africa, but what does Africa want from the US, asks Gamal Nkrumah on the eve of the Africa-US summit

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