Monday,16 July, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1239, (26 March - 1 April 2015)
Monday,16 July, 2018
Issue 1239, (26 March - 1 April 2015)

Ahram Weekly


Even if the guns fall silent in the country’s civil war, Syria will be licking its wounds for years to come, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Now that Netanyahu has won a new mandate for his extremist policies, few expect negotiations to resume. Ahmed Al-Sayyed reports from Gaza

In the wake of Netanyahu’s reckless but successful bid to remain in power, some core illusions have been shattered and cannot be revived, including that Tel Aviv cares about

Turkey’s strong-arm president is backtracking on prior positions on the Kurds, hoping to win back votes as ultra-nationalist sentiments rise. It is a big gamble, writes Sayyed Abdel-Maguid

Eric Reidy speaks to friends and acquaintances of Yassine Laabidi, one of the gunmen responsible for last week’s attack at Tunis’s Bardo Museum

In the wake of last week’s armed attack on the Bardo Museum, killing 23, Tunisian authorities are overhauling the security apparatus and, reinstating old faces, writes Kamel Abdallah

The major Libyan factions continued negotiations this week in Morocco as violence flared across the country, writes Kamel Abdallah

While Yemen’s different groups are continuing to attend the country’s national dialogue, each is preparing for civil war, writes Nasser Arrabyee in Sanaa

Violence is escalating in Yemen as beleaguered President Hadi races to build an army to confront the Houthis, reports Saeed Al-Batati in Al-Mukalla

High on the agenda of the upcoming Arab Summit will be how to manage the region once Iran is reintegrated, Dina Ezzat reports

Kenya says it will wall off its border with Somalia, but experts question whether the step will prevent cross-border infiltration by determined terrorists, writes Haytham Nuri

Lee Kuan Yew (1923 - 2015)

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