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Current issue | Issue 1218, (23 - 29 October 2014)
Saturday,18 August, 2018
Issue 1218, (23 - 29 October 2014)

Ahram Weekly


The arguments that convinced Britain’s parliament to vote overwhelmingly to recognise Palestinian statehood are historic. Amira Howeidy reviews the debate transcript

It is high time all European Union states recognise Palestine and leverage sanctions on Israel to end the occupation and embrace peace, writes John Whitbeck

Tunisian voters are going to the polls on Sunday to elect the first parliament under the country’s new constitution, writes Karem Yehia

The evidence suggests that Iran and the US are keen to reach a speedy deal on Iran’s nuclear programme, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

Turkey is being urged to allow fighters against the Islamic State to cross its borders into Syria, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The recent vote in the UN General Assembly on who is to gain a seat on the Security Council is testament to the complete failure of Turkey’s foreign policy, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The tragic legacy of former Iraqi prime minister Nuri Al-Maliki continues to haunt the country, writes Salah Nasrawi

Slavery in different guises survives in Arab-African states such as Mauritania and Sudan. Gamal Nkrumah sounds out Sadig Al-Mahdi on the prickly subject

A joint statement by seven Western governments condemns Ansar Al-Sharia in Libya, but also takes distance from General Haftar, who has not quelled violence in the country but spurred

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff may hang onto the presidency in this month’s elections as a result of a desire for continuity among the country’s voters, writes Gamal Nkrumah

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