Tuesday,12 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1214, (18-24 September 2014)
Tuesday,12 December, 2017
Issue 1214, (18-24 September 2014)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

US intellectual and commentator Noam Chomsky explains the likely consequences of US plans to attack Iraq to Nermeen Al-Mufti

The Syrian opposition is sceptical about international plans to take on IS in Iraq and feels betrayed by talk of cooperation with the government in Damascus, writes Bassel Oudat

The political crisis in Sanaa remains unresolved, with ex-president Saleh doing all he can to turn the chaos to his advantage, writes Nasser Arrabyee

As talks on Iran’s nuclear programme resume this week in New York, both sides face tough choices, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

Diplomatic efforts in Libya are struggling to bring the country’s warring parties to the negotiating table, writes Kamel Abdallah

For children who survive amid some of the region’s worst conflicts, an additional obstacle awaits them: getting even a basic education, writes Haytham Nuri

The international community is lining up to pledge its support to the new Iraqi government, but with what in mind, asks Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

Talks between the South Sudanese government and rebel forces are due to resume soon, but with what hope of success, asks Salah Khalil

As the Syrian quagmire deepens, sending more people north, popular opinion in Turkey is turning against Syrian refugees, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Tuesday’s Taliban detonation of a car bomb claiming four lives in the Afghan capital Kabul is an ill omen. The whirlwind begins all over again in Afghanistan, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Today’s Scottish referendum poses a threat to Britain’s position as a world power, with the loss of its international prestige and a third of its territory to boot, writes

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