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Current issue | Issue 1247, (21-27 May2015)
Friday,24 November, 2017
Issue 1247, (21-27 May2015)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

The recent Camp David Summit aimed at allaying Gulf fears about Iran. But indications are it achieved the opposite, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Fighting in the Qalamoun Mountain area near the Lebanese border with Syria is adding to tensions between Lebanon’s main political groups, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi

From Gaza, Ahmed Al-Sayed reports that rising jihadist activities may push Israel and Hamas closer

Turkey’s president discards all propriety in campaigning for the ruling party he once headed but constitutionally should now be above, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

A new initiative to help protect Arab cultural heritage was agreed this week at the end of an international conference in Cairo, writes David Tresilian

Criticisms have been growing of the failed peace initiatives of UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The war against Islamic State may be about to take a sharp turn as Baghdad commits Shia militias on the Anbar front, writes Salah Nasrawi

The fall of the city of Ramadi to Islamic State forces in Iraq this week has led to a new wave of displaced people, reports Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

With President Pierre Nkurunziza insisting on running for a third term in office despite a coup attempt against him, there are increasing fears of continuing instability in Burundi,

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