Friday,26 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1282, (11- 17 February 2016)
Friday,26 April, 2019
Issue 1282, (11- 17 February 2016)

Ahram Weekly


Tensions are rising between Hamas and Israel over statements that the group is continuing to build tunnels, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed in Gaza

There are growing calls for UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura to resign in the wake of criticisms of his failure to find a solution to the crisis, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani has always been a leader of few words, but his current decision to be silent carries a message for Iraq’s Shias, writes Salah Nasrawi

In his relentless drive to force Turkey under his sole rule, Recep Tayyip Erdogan may have overstepped the mark and risked shattering the party he co-founded, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid in Ankara

The Algerian parliament approved a raft of constitutional amendments this week against the backdrop of concern over the failing health of the country’s president, writes Kamel Abdallah

With the restoration of control in Nehem, Saudi-backed pro-legitimacy forces in Yemen’s civil war are rounding on Sanaa, the most difficult and decisive battle of all, writes Ahmed Eleiba

A causal relationship between Zika infection during pregnancy and microcephaly is strongly suspected, says the World Health Organisation, but is not yet scientifically proven

Dictatorship, terrorism and civil war, often driven by corruption, continue to blight the African continent, writes Haitham Nuri

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