Tuesday,21 August, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1219, (30 October - 5 November 2014)
Tuesday,21 August, 2018
Issue 1219, (30 October - 5 November 2014)

Ahram Weekly


Question marks overhang the situation in Libya, though one thing has become clear in recent days: the Tobruk parliament supports renegade General Haftar’s anti-Islamist campaign,

After days of fierce fighting, the Lebanese army makes gains in Tripoli against armed militants, though the battle is far from over, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi from Beirut

The fighting in northern Syria may be catching the world’s headlines, but military changes in the south of the country have been just as dramatic, reports Bassel Oudat from Damascus

The war against IS has deepened the gap between Arabs and Kurds in Iraq and created new opportunities for Kurdish independence, writes Salah Nasrawi

Ottawa joins forces to fight the Islamic State and was hit in the heart of its historic capital city, writes Eric Walberg from Toronto

Verbal jabs were followed by reconciliation as Brazil ended talk over Rousseff’s grip on power, writes Gamal Nkrumah

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