Wednesday,22 August, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1222, (20-26 November 2014)
Wednesday,22 August, 2018
Issue 1222, (20-26 November 2014)

Ahram Weekly


The landing of a mysterious Russian plane at Baghdad airport has added to suspicions that Islamic State is acquiring weapons through the illicit sale of oil, writes Salah Nasrawi

At meetings in Beijing and Brisbane this week the world’s most powerful leaders were in a mood for self-congratulation, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Tunisians go to the polls for the country’s presidential elections on Sunday, the first since the revolution, writes Karem Yehia in Tunis

Doha is back to business in the GCC, but at what price? Amira Howeidy reports

Under Erdogan, Turkey has lost major political ground, not only in the Middle East to the south, but even in its immediate vicinity, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The increasing frequency of direct attacks on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is leading some analysts to wonder if a new Palestinian uprising has indeed broken out,

The UN special envoy to Syria has come up with a “freeze zone” approach to ending the fighting in Syria, but many observers are sceptical, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Three separate rounds of peace talks on Sudan and South Sudan are now taking place in Addis Ababa but with no immediate results, writes Gamal Nkrumah

In an exclusive interview, Ahmed Eleiba speaks to Saleh Al-Sammad, a key figure in the Houthi movement in Sanaa, about Ansar Allah, power sharing and Houthi plans and goals

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