Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1295, (12 - 18 May 2016)
Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Issue 1295, (12 - 18 May 2016)

Ahram Weekly


Moscow is pressing the Syrian opposition to return to Geneva on its terms before a new US president enters the White House, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Discontent with the ruling class in Lebanon did not translate into victories in this week’s municipal elections, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

It is not hard to read the intrigues behind the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s stance in the war against the Islamic State group, writes Salah Nasrawi

Last week’s removal of Ahmet Davutoglu as Turkey’s prime minister is a further sign of the increasing megalomania of the country’s president, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid in Ankara

Before his removal last week, the Turkish prime minister had given indications that his policies were more pro-Western than those of the country’s president, writes David Barchard

For the first time in history London has elected a Muslim mayor in the shape of Labour Party politician Sadiq Khan, writes Gamal Nkrumah

The attempted impeachment of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has succeeded in bringing the country’s past to life but leaves questions about the future hanging, writes Gamal Nkrumah

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