Monday,27 May, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1308, (18 -24 August 2016)
Monday,27 May, 2019
Issue 1308, (18 -24 August 2016)

Ahram Weekly


The failed coup of 15 July in Turkey has ushered in a period of significant shifts in Ankara’s foreign policy, with Erdogan emerging more strident than ever, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The recent spate of demonstrations that has rocked Ethiopia has been causing extensive international concern, writes Gamal Nkrumah

A UN-led relief and stabilisation programme could hinder the state-rebuilding process in post-IS Iraq, writes Salah Nasrawi

The situation in Yemen is in flux on many fronts and at many levels following the breakdown of the Kuwait Agreement, reports Ahmed Eleiba

Talks have collapsed between the Khartoum government and armed opposition groups in Darfur, the South Blue Nile and South Kordofan states, Haitham Nouri reports

In the wake of four high-profile attacks, it’s being asked whether Germans will remain welcoming to the one million refugees their government accepted last year. Alaa Abdel-Ghani

While the project for a Kurdish state in Syria, as well as Iraq, Turkey and Iran, may look promising, independence is still a long way off, writes Lars Hauch

Recent events in Turkey are likely to lead to growing tensions between Turkey and the Kurds, according to this assessment by the Cairo Regional Centre for Strategic Studies

The Turkish coup failed and the country’s military is being purged, making life trickier for Washington and other western capitals, writes David Barchard in Ankara

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