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Current issue | Issue 1130, 10 - 16 January 2013
Tuesday,20 November, 2018
Issue 1130, 10 - 16 January 2013

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

The trial of Libyan revolutionary leader Mustafa Abdel-Jalil has led to concerns over the manipulation of the country’s justice system, writes Hassan Fathi Al-Qishawi

Gamal Nkrumah asserts that Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalegn’s statesmanship has offered an all too rare cause for optimism between Khartoum and Juba

The PA moves to rebrand itself the “State of Palestine” ahead of Israeli elections likely to bring in the most right wing government yet seen, writes Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah

Turnouts in the West Bank and Gaza for the anniversary of Fatah’s founding pushed politicians in both locales back to the drawing board, reports Saleh Naami

The army is deployed in Yemen’s streets as parliament debates national reconciliation, writes Nasser Arrabyee

As Sunni protests against Iraq’s government continue, the country seems to be heading for a sectarian cliff, writes Salah Nasrawi

Lebanon requests aid for Syrian refugees after calls made by Hizbullah’s Nasrallah. But can the country resolve its own internal political divisions? Andrew Bossone reports

Sayed Abdel-Meguid speculates that Turkey may be playing the Kurdish card in Iraq to advance its regional position, despite its own weak hand at home

Islamists are playing a key role in the Syrian uprising, but are they seeking to create an Islamic emirate or a genuinely democratic state, writes Bassel Oudat

In his recent speech presenting his vision for resolving the crisis in the country, the Syrian president closed the door on any alternative initiative for peace, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

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