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Current issue | Issue 1266, (15 - 21 October 2015)
Saturday,25 May, 2019
Issue 1266, (15 - 21 October 2015)

Ahram Weekly


A tangled web of global interests has descended on Syria, making it impossible to predict the outcome of an increasingly complex conflict, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

What lies behind the deal between oil-rich Saudi Arabia and Russia, asks Gamal Nkrumah

Yemen’s city of Taiz, under siege and without support from President Hadi’s government or the Arab coalition targeting Houthi-Saleh forces, is battling for survival.

Tunisia’s Quartet group made up of unions and political and civil society bodies has won this year’s Nobel Prize for Peace, reports Haitham Nori in Tunis

UN envoy Bernardino Leon has announced the names of those who will form an interim national unity government, writes Kamel Abdallah

Turkish public reaction to the devastating bombings in Ankara last weekend was swift and determined: Get Erdogan out of power, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The gap between the Kurdistan region’s president and his opponents may be too great to bridge, writes Salah Nasrawi

Many Palestinians say the recent wave of confrontations in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza is part of a wider and sustained uprising, but Israeli officials seem less concerned,

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