Tuesday,23 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1290, (7 - 13 April 2016)
Tuesday,23 April, 2019
Issue 1290, (7 - 13 April 2016)

Ahram Weekly


The US arrest of a Turkish gold trader threatens to reopen questions of graft and corruption going all the way to the top of Turkish politics, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The crisis in Iraq is not a governmental crisis. It is the result of a rotten state, writes Salah Nasrawi

After the glow of last summer, clouds are gathering again in Western perceptions of Iran following a series of provocative missile tests, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

The Syrian government has agreed to a national-unity government and early elections in a deal that has been rejected by the country’s opposition, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Described by the foreign minister as a “nightmare” scenario, fears of the resettlement of Syrians in Lebanon are causing ripples in the country’s fragile political

Papers showing how the rich and powerful people hide their money has been leaked. However, the credibility of the documents are questioned, writes Stefan Weichert

The Libyan Presidential Council has been strengthening its presence in the capital Tripoli despite some continuing tensions, writes Kamel Abdallah

The replacement of Khaled Bahah as both prime minister and vice president suggests a resolution to the Yemeni crisis is closer to hand and may entail the exit of Ali Abdullah Saleh,

Poverty and sectarian divisions provide fertile ground for the continuance of terrorism in Sub-Saharan Africa, even if indirectly, writes Haitham Nuri

Bloodshed has flared up again in Nagorno-Karabakh where Armenians are pitted against their ancient Azeri foes, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Allan Lichtman has correctly called every US election since 1984. According to his model, the Democrats are in trouble, writes James Zogby

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