Monday,18 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1234, (19 - 25 February 2015)
Monday,18 December, 2017
Issue 1234, (19 - 25 February 2015)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Have Yemen’s Houthis bit off more than they can chew? Medhat Al-Zahed writes

While the Arab Gulf has called for UN Chapter VII intervention in the wake of Yemen’s political crisis, even if it came it would be unlikely to help the country, writes Medhat Al-Zahed

Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations will need all the skills he can muster in the forthcoming nuclear talks, writes Camelia Entekhabifard from New York

The US-led international coalition cannot afford to ignore Iran’s role in fighting the Islamic State, write Dina Esfandiary and Ariane Tabatabai

Washington seems to be giving up on its traditional friends in Syria, but will it choose the obvious alternatives, asks Bassel Oudat in Damascus

As the country goes through a grinding economic crisis, political debate in Turkey has shifted to questions of morality and cultural identity, writes Sayyed Abdel-Meguid in Ankara

Analysts differ on the severity of the Obama-Netanyahu spat, but most agree that any personal differences between them will not affect US strategic alignments, writes James Reinl

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