Sunday,21 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1284, (25 February - 2 March 2016))
Sunday,21 April, 2019
Issue 1284, (25 February - 2 March 2016))

Ahram Weekly


The regional confrontation between Riyadh and Tehran is heating up in Syria, Yemen and Lebanon, with few prospects for a peaceful resolution, writes Ahmed Eleiba

That Turkish authorities were so quick to blame Syrian Kurdish armed groups for a bombing in Ankara has raised eyebrows and questions, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

David Smith-Ferri reports on the lives of Iraqi refugees trying to make new homes for themselves in Finland

There is mounting opposition to Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani’s plans to hold a referendum on the region’s independence, writes Salah Nasrawi

Talks in Doha are bringing the question of Palestinian reconciliation back into focus. But despite the urgency, moral and political, few are optimistic of a breakthrough, writes

Presidential elections in Uganda and Central African Republic conclude without significant violence, but not without detractors who claim rigging and unfair practices, writes Haytham Nuri

The delay of the Arab Summit is only too convenient for many, reports Dina Ezzat

Divisions in the Libyan House of Representatives have prevented the swearing in of the country’s national-accord government, writes Kamel Abdallah

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