Wednesday,18 October, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1343, (4 - 10 May 2017)
Wednesday,18 October, 2017
Issue 1343, (4 - 10 May 2017)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

The US has intervened to save the Kurdish militias in northern Syria, helping them to prepare for further inter-ethnic conflict in the region

Turkey’s Erdogan is now moving to divert attention from a disappointing showing in the constitutional referendum, turning his attention back to the Kurds

The Iranian military’s proposed modernisation programme could have significant repercussions for Iran’s domestic and foreign policy

A deal to release its hostages in Iraq has stirred up a new controversy over Qatar’s dubious diplomacy

A deepening famine could spur a breakthrough in the Yemen war, though for which side remains unclear

Germany’s ban on burqas and the niqab has revived discussion on cultural assimilation in open societies

The Palestinian hunger strike and protests across the occupied territories are part of a wider mobilisation against a smothering status quo

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