Monday,17 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1304, (21 - 27 July 2016)
Monday,17 June, 2019
Issue 1304, (21 - 27 July 2016)

Ahram Weekly


The attempted coup against Turkey’s Erdogan, far from deterring him, will almost certainly result in a greater push than ever towards single-man authoritarian rule, writes

The failed coup attempt last Friday in Turkey could presage the end of the Ataturk secular state, writes Ahmed Eleiba

The US military pact with autonomous Kurdistan violates Iraq’s integrity and moves the Iraqi Kurds closer to permanent separation from the rest of the country, writes Salah Nasrawi

The so-called Islamic State lost both the military and the propaganda battle in its attempts to hold the Iraqi city of Fallujah against Iraqi government forces, writes Ahmed Eleiba

The Syrian opposition brought down three regime aircraft and a Russian craft in June. But will this change the balance of power in the conflict, asks Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Conflict in South Sudan is figuring high on the agenda of the African Summit in Kigali, with many convinced that only an imposed peace can work, writes Haitham Nouri

The regional ramifications of the failed coup in Turkey have yet to take shape as the country’s domestic woes consume attention, Amira Howeidy reports

Not everyone in Turkey is taking the events of last Friday at face value, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Last week’s attack in Nice in which 84 people died has led to further soul-searching in France on what more can be done to curb Islamist terrorism, writes David Tresilian in Paris

The scheduling of Palestinian local elections for October has gained wide support, though Hamas has yet to formally announce its participation, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed in Gaza

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