Saturday,23 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1313, (29 september - 5 October 2016)
Saturday,23 February, 2019
Issue 1313, (29 september - 5 October 2016)

Ahram Weekly


There has been an increasing disconnect between US initiatives in the Middle East and the wishes of the Arab states, writes Ahmed Eleiba

The war in Yemen has been a gateway for Arab Gulf States to pay attention to Eritrea, long ignored and beset with problems, writes Haitham Nuri

Was the first ever US strike against Syrian government forces an intentional hit by the Pentagon to block military cooperation with Russia? asks Gareth Porter

The recent meeting between the Iranian and Egyptian foreign ministers in New York could be a way for Iran to break its isolation, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

Turkey’s Erdogan is still flogging the narrative that the defeated July coup has enshrined democracy under his championship. Fewer and fewer Turks are convinced, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

As tensions rise between the two regional powers, their capacity to avoid direct clashes is growing weaker, writes Mahan Abedin

Hillary Clinton won the first debate against US presidential rival Donald Trump, but there was no clear knock out, reports Khaled Dawoud

Jordan has been shaken by the assassination of a leftist writer who was on trial for insulting Islam. Amira Howeidy reports

History will judge US President Barack Obama’s foreign policy to have been a disastrous failure in Iraq, writes Salah Nasrawi

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