Thursday,21 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1301, (23 - 29 June 2016)
Thursday,21 February, 2019
Issue 1301, (23 - 29 June 2016)

Ahram Weekly


Even as internal divisions widen, Iraqi Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani see the region’s break with the rest of Iraq as a priority, writes Salah Nasrawi

The aid agency is the first to take action against the EU-Turkey deal that aims to stem the flow of refugees from war zones to safer countries

Erdogan’s attempt to paper over the spat with Russia has gotten nowhere, making an official apology for downing a Russian military jet inevitable, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The election of Israel to chair the UN’s Legal Committee has created outrage in occupied Palestine, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed in Gaza

The de facto exit of two ministers from the government has raised the possibility of a complete absence of executive authority in Lebanon, writes Hasan Al-Qishawi

Armed clashes have taken place between Lebanese Hizbullah fighters and Syrian regime forces, exposing fundamental differences between the two allies, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Border tensions between Ethiopia and Eritrea boiled over into hostilities earlier this month, but further escalation is unlikely, writes Haitham Nouri

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