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Current issue | Issue 1213, (11 -17 September 2014)
Wednesday,22 November, 2017
Issue 1213, (11 -17 September 2014)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Behind US President Barack Obama’s plan to battle the Islamic State lies a history of flawed and shallow US policy in Iraq, writes Salah Nasrawi

Tensions in Yemen are reaching breaking point as armed Houthi tribesmen surround the capital and call for the government’s overthrow, writes Nasser Arrabyee

Regional and international powers are exploring the possibility of an anti-Islamic State coalition, but there are still many obstacles on the road, writes Mohamed Al-Said Idris

A number of regional and international proposals have been tabled to resolve Libya’s deep national crisis, though the warring sides in the fractious political landscape still

Al-Shabab’s killing of African Union peacekeepers in revenge for the assassination of its leader in a US drone strike indicates that no end is in sight in Somalia’s vicious

Preparations are underway for Tunisia’s parliamentary and presidential elections, the second since the country’s 2011 revolution, writes Lassaad Ben Ahmed in Tunis

Syria’s Kurds are complaining about the notional Arab character of Syria, but their actions could open another can of worms, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

A recent UNCTAD report details the pitiful state of the Palestinian economy, with millions dependent on UN aid, writes Haytham Nouri

Investigations into corruption allegations against members of President Erdogan’s family have been closed, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid from Ankara

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