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Current issue | Issue 1285, (3 - 9 March 2016)
Tuesday,21 May, 2019
Issue 1285, (3 - 9 March 2016)

Ahram Weekly


Last week’s elections in Iran expressed hopes for change in the country’s politics, writes Rania Makram

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has re-established trust between the people and the system by his successful conduct of the country’s elections, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

Mahan Abedin argues that the Iranian parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections will set the pace for years to come

A new Egyptian secretary-general will be named to the pan-Arab organisation, diplomats report, as part of a political deal with Riyadh, writes Dina Ezzat

The promotion of Ali Mohsen Al-Ahmar, a former associate of Ali Abdullah Saleh, to head the Yemeni military arm of the government against the Saleh-Houthi alliance is of unmistakable

There have been further delays in the ratification of a national-accord government in Libya, writes Kamel Abdallah

As a showdown looms in Mosul in northern Iraq, fears are growing that the battle is becoming dangerously polarised, writes Salah Nasrawi

Saudi Arabia’s suspension of its military aid to Lebanon may upset sectarian relations in the country, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

In the alleys of Turkish cities, people are questioning official accounts of what lies behind a wave of deadly bombings and President Erdogan’s war on Kurdish groups, writes

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