Friday,21 September, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1328, (19 - 25 January 2017)
Friday,21 September, 2018
Issue 1328, (19 - 25 January 2017)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Next week’s Russian-Turkish-sponsored conference on the Syrian crisis in the Kazakh capital Astana is sidelining most of the country’s political opposition movements, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Russia appears to be extending its regional influence to Libya. But the unknown factor remains Washington, writes Kamel Abdallah

The atmosphere in Turkey is souring further as Erdogan’s goal of becoming president-for-life edges within reach, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The coalition that has held together key Iraqi Shia groups since the fall of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein is fraying, writes Salah Nasrawi

The Paris Conference on Middle East Peace finally convened Sunday. While it offered little, Palestinians found something to hang on to, Dina Ezzat reports

After two years of bombing by the Saudi-led Arab Coalition of Houthi rebel forces in Yemen, the country stands on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe, writes Haitham Nouri

Lebanese President Michel Aoun’s visit to Saudi Arabia this week signals a desire to restore friendly relations between the two countries, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi

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