Thursday,21 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1315, (13 -19 October 2016)
Thursday,21 February, 2019
Issue 1315, (13 -19 October 2016)

Ahram Weekly


Turkey is stepping up its confrontational rhetoric against Iraq. It is time to recognise its threat to regional geopolitics, writes Salah Nasrawi

Hardly a week goes by without a bomb attack in Turkey, the latest being the bombing last Sunday in the southeast of the country, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

As Russia and the US continue to bicker at the UN Security Council, the Syrian people’s misery is ongoing, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

While the incumbent ruling Islamist party in Morocco has maintained the upper hand in this month’s elections, its lead is fragile, and so too will be the cabinet it forms,

Former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres was elected the next secretary-general of the UN this week, in a remarkable show of consensus, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

The unclaimed attack on a community hall in Sanaa, killing 140, has upturned any prospects of progress in negotiations on a peace deal for Yemen, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Jordanians are protesting against an unpopular deal to import Israeli gas into the country, but the government has not budged, reports Amira Howeidy

A state of emergency declared in Ethiopia highlights serious power sharing issues in the country, but doesn’t indicate regime change ahead, writes Haitham Nouri

In Sunday’s US presidential debate, Trump sought to overcome scandalous remarks on women in a leaked video by sharply attacking the Clintons and threatening to send his rival

Has the Nobel Committee got the Peace Prize wrong again, or are there good political reasons for the award of this year’s prize to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, asks Gamal Nkrumah

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