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Current issue | Issue 1228, (8 - 14 January 2015)
Thursday,23 May, 2019
Issue 1228, (8 - 14 January 2015)

Ahram Weekly


President Abbas has applied for Palestine’s membership in the International Criminal Court, paving the way for trials of Israeli officials on war crimes. Whether this will

Gaza’s Christians feel cut off from their relatives in the West Bank but are at home with their Muslim neighbours in the beleaguered Strip, writes Ahmad Al-Sayed from Gaza

The UN says dialogue between combatants in Libya’s civil war is on hold because of the worsening violence, writes Kamel Abdallah

Africa may benefit from the enforcement of the UN Arms Trade Treaty. But some countries, including Egypt, have yet to sign up, writes Haytham Nuri

The choice for Iraq now is either to continue a costly war or to embrace an historic compromise, writes Salah Nasrawi

Graft, nepotism and illicit gains are all part of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s thirst for infinite power in today’s Turkey, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid

Russian efforts to arrange talks between the Syrian regime and opposition have led to disaffection, reports Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The international community is still silent in the face of Israel’s ongoing occupation of Palestinian land and disregard for UN resolutions and international law, writes Hassan

Divisions between Yemen’s rebel Houthi movement and the country’s government are hardening, writes Nasser Arrabyee in Sanaa

Cuba has welcomed Barack Obama’s overtures to Cuba, but cautions the US to respect its national sovereignty and political independence, writes Faiza Rady

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