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Current issue | Issue 1236, (5 - 11 March 2015)
Friday,20 October, 2017
Issue 1236, (5 - 11 March 2015)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Senior officials from the Gaddafi era are being rehabilitated as part of the search for peace in Libya, writes Kamel Abdallah

This week’s visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Saudi Arabia marks a shift in relations between the two countries, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid in Ankara

Rival governments in north and south Yemen are looking to foreign powers for support in what has become a de facto division of the country, reports Nasser Arrrabyee in Sanaa and Haytham Nuri

In the wake of the international outcry over the destruction of the Mosul Museum, military operations began this week to retake Salaheddin Province from Islamic State forces, writes

The Islamic State group last week destroyed the contents of the Mosul Museum, part of its campaign to destroy Iraq’s cultural heritage, writes David Tresilian in Paris

Assyrian villages in Syria were within range of Islamic State fighters for a year before this week’s attacks, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The impasse in Lebanon over the selection of a new president is taxing the government’s ability to run the country, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

The US has a long history of attempting to bring about regime change in Venezuela, writes Faiza Rady

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