Monday,17 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1317, (27 October - 2 November 2016)
Monday,17 June, 2019
Issue 1317, (27 October - 2 November 2016)

Ahram Weekly


Despite Russia and the US failing to agree on a solution in Syria, there are options that could overcome the international stalemate, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Daring attacks by IS on Kirkuk and Rutba have rattled Iraq and raised many questions about the ongoing war against the jihadist group, writes Salah Nasrawi

While Turkey’s Erdogan is itching to have a role in the liberation of Mosul, entirely to serve his own imperial designs, not a single concerned power appears inclined to give

Could Future Current leader Saad Al-Hariri’s nomination of his former rival to the country’s presidency spell the end to Lebanon’s problems, asks Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

Through crass words, more than through policy positions, Donald Trump has all but lost the women’s vote, which will probably lose him the US presidential election, writes Said

Hillary Clinton appears confident she will become America’s next president as opinion polls put her far ahead of rival Donald Trump, reports Khaled Dawoud

A new initiative to end the Yemeni conflict is rumoured to be on the table. But little indicates it has greater prospects of success than any prior attempt, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Twenty-one kidnapped Nigerian women were reunited with their families last week after negotiations between the Nigerian government and the terrorist group Boko Haram, writes Haitham Nouri

South Africa is officially withdrawing from the International Criminal Court, the first nation to do so, writes Gamal Nkrumah

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