Monday,18 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1297, (26 May - 1 June 2016)
Monday,18 February, 2019
Issue 1297, (26 May - 1 June 2016)

Ahram Weekly


The Tunisian Ennahda Movement may be shedding its Islamist political credentials, reports Kamel Abdallah in Tunis

The Islamic State group flourishes in the face of attacks from the West, writes Paul Rogers

Weeks after the start of his campaign, Shia cleric Muqtada Al-Sadr is having considerable success in presenting himself as a solo player in Iraqi politics, writes Salah Nasrawi

With Turkey’s former prime minister gone, there is one less voice able to steal the limelight from President Erdogan, who continues his plan to be a modern-day sultan, writes

With the International Syria Support Group adopting unworkable resolutions on the Syrian crisis, many Syrians fear an expansion of the armed conflict, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro is blaming plotters backed by the United States for the country’s current political crisis, writes Gamal Nkrumah

The return of two girls abducted by Boko Haram — one confirmed as among the Chibok schoolgirls — has given Nigerians hope that the terrorist group might be waning, writes Haitham Nuri

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