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Current issue | Issue 1212, (4 -10 September 2014)
Wednesday,22 August, 2018
Issue 1212, (4 -10 September 2014)

Ahram Weekly


The marked fall in Netanyahu’s popularity in the wake of Operation Protective Edge raises doubts over the future of his coalition government, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed from Gaza

Prosecuting Israel for war crimes in Gaza awaits one further step by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Amira Howeidy reports

The rise of Ahmet Davutoglu to Turkey’s premiership appears less based on achievements than on being Erdogan’s vassal, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Boko Haram’s self-declared caliphate in Nigeria is unlikely to last, writes Haytham Nouri

Residents and local fighters united to break the siege on the Iraqi town of Amerli last weekend, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Amerli

The breaking of the siege of Amerli may define Iraq’s new ethno-sectarian borders, writes Salah Nasrawi

Al-Nusra Front and Islamic State fighters pose a direct threat to Lebanon, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

A deal on a new national unity government has not relaxed tensions in Yemen, writes Nasser Arrabyee in Sanaa

What is the relationship between the Islamic State and other militant groups and the Syrian regime, asks Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The power struggle in Libya is coming down to who can form a government first — the elected parliament in Tobruk, or the reconstituted General National Congress in Tripoli,

This week’s European Union summit in Brussels failed to satisfy either Kiev or the Kremlin, writes Gamal Nkrumah

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