Monday,17 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1302, (30 June - 13 July 2016)
Monday,17 June, 2019
Issue 1302, (30 June - 13 July 2016)

Ahram Weekly


Could a ruling military council be the best solution to the Syrian crisis, asks Bassel Oudat in Damascus

By failing to launch a full humanitarian relief effort the UN is still failing besieged Syrians, writes Hanan Elbadawi

Last week’s surprise admission that Iran is funding the Lebanese Shia group Hizbullah has raised speculation about the motivation behind the comments, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

Saudi Arabia’s envoy in Baghdad has been taking his diplomacy online, raising questions of whether he is playing by the book, writes Salah Nasrawi

As the Islamic State group is pushed back in Iraq and Syria, Jordan is emerging as a possible major front, as well as a source of jihadist recruitment, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Joseph Kabila is continuing his efforts to remain president of the Democratic Republic of Congo by all means, and in doing so is coming under the critical eye of Washington, writes Haitham Nuri

Turkey’s EU accession bid may be put indefinitely on hold in the wake of the result of last week’s British referendum, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The United Kingdom’s surprise decision to leave the European Union may lead to a political reawakening across the continent, writes David Tresilian in Paris

Last week’s decision by the United Kingdom to leave the EU has given a boost to the populist campaign of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, writes Khaled Dawoud

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