Sunday,17 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1271, (19-25 November 2015)
Sunday,17 February, 2019
Issue 1271, (19-25 November 2015)

Ahram Weekly


For the second time this year the French capital has been targeted by Islamist terrorists, writes David Tresilian in Paris

The Paris attacks are bound to produce new European policies on immigrants, refugees and Muslim communities, diplomatic sources tell Dina Ezzat

The coordinated nature of the Paris attacks shows how advanced Islamic State’s terrorist network has become, and reveals the nightmare European security services face, writes Ahmed Eleiba

The Syrian opposition believes the Paris terrorist attacks benefited the Syrian regime and impacted the outcome of the Vienna conference, derailing it from its goal, writes Bassel

In the wake of the Paris attacks, it was Turkey, host of the G20 summit, that benefited the most as world attention shifted to terrorism and away from rights, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

It is no longer enough to defend Islam simply by denying any connection between religion and terror, writes Amira Howeidy

The bombing in Beirut preceding the Paris events appears aimed to sow sectarian strife in Lebanon. But the country’s leaders and the people have refused the bait, writes Hassan

Tehran has a golden opportunity to join the international fold via Vienna, writes Camelia Entakhbifard

Russia wants to put together a list of extremist groups operating in Syria. But the Syrian opposition is wary of the proposal, Bassel Oudat reports

Retaking Sinjar from the Islamic State group is a triumph for Iraq, but its seizure by the Kurds could also be a setback for the country, writes Salah Nasrawi

For the first time in half a century, a nonmilitary figure can become president in Myanmar, reports Haytham Nuri

The UAE has been interfering in the Libyan crisis, in violation of UN resolutions and with the apparent cooperation of the UN’s envoy to Libya, writes Kamel Abdallah

Latin America has much to teach the Arab world, and at last week’s Arab-Latin America Summit in the Saudi capital Riyadh, the two regions agreed that they have much in common,

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