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Current issue | Issue 1319, (10 - 16 November 2016)
Saturday,15 December, 2018
Issue 1319, (10 - 16 November 2016)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Syria’s Kurds have begun a campaign to take control of the city of Raqqa, the present capital of the Islamic State group, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The recent arrests of democratically elected Kurdish lawmakers and the widened crackdown on the media is an open invitation to civil war in Turkey, reports Nora Koloyan-Keuhnelian

After a seven-year absence, Fatah’s Seventh General Congress is due end of November amidst complicated political circumstances, writes Mohamed El-Sharkawy

While central authority in Yemen collapsed following the 2011 Revolution, support appeared to wane for the southern project of secession, with a few backers remaining, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Iraqi security forces have been battling the Islamic State group fiercely for three weeks outside the northern city of Mosul, but now the real fight is beginning, writes Salah Nasrawi

The conflict in Libya is now turning to economic questions and to control over state assets, writes Kamel Abdallah

Almost four thousand migrants, many of them refugees from war or persecution, were cleared from makeshift camps in the streets of the French capital last Friday, writes David Tresilian in Paris

Jacob Zuma has been previously accused of many instances of corruption, but none have been proven. His luck, however, may have run out, writes Haitham Nuri

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