Tuesday,12 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1221, (13 - 19 November 2014)
Tuesday,12 December, 2017
Issue 1221, (13 - 19 November 2014)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Iraq’s ability to forge an effective foreign policy is once again in question, writes Salah Nasrawi

Little help has been forthcoming for the hundreds of thousands of displaced people facing the onset of winter in Iraq, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

After the UN imposes sanctions against two Houthi leaders and ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh, Yemen’s political crisis deepens, leaving the new government in jeopardy, writes

Christian organisations in Syria are forming militias to defend their communities, but many are questioning the prudence of the move, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Qatar’s Arab and Middle Eastern neighbours are becoming jittery over the Gulf state’s procurement of arms, writes Gamal Nkrumah

A ruling by the Supreme Court in Tripoli puts in question the legitimacy of the parliament meeting in Tobruk as the political crisis in Libya deepens, writes Kamel Abdallah

The Kurdish question appears inexorably in the ascendant, with real reason to question whether Erdogan can maintain the territorial integrity of the Turkish Republic, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Recent news, officially denied, that Saudi authorities could lift a ban on women drivers has put the issue of women in the oil-rich kingdom back in focus, writes Haytham Nuri

Oman’s efforts to yield an accord between Iran and the P5+1 group two weeks ahead of the deadline have not gone the way negotiators were hoping, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

Gamal Nkrumah reflects on the US assassinations of Islamist terrorists

Amira Howeidy reflects on the U.S midterm elections from Washington

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