Monday,27 May, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1344, (11 - 17 May 2017)
Monday,27 May, 2019
Issue 1344, (11 - 17 May 2017)

Ahram Weekly


Rouhani has been adding much-needed spice to otherwise dull television debates before the Iranian presidential elections in May

Despite media speculation, little in the way of agreement was reached when Fayez Al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar met in Abu Dhabi

The death of Abbas Abdullah Siraji remains under investigation, but the trend he represented could still ascend to the peak of Somali politics

Seen by some as saving his political position, the visit of Mahmoud Abbas to the White House nonetheless may lay the ground for Trump to propose a deal the Palestinians could never accept

The final push to retake Mosul from IS remnants is drawing to a close, but the cost of peace still troubles the country

Ahead of efforts by the Trump administration to resolve core conflicts in the Middle East, Washington is sealing unprecedented arms deals

Trump’s victory against Obamacare in the House proved a short-lived high as the “Russia-gate” scandal resurfaced this week

Russia, Iran and Turkey have signed a ceasefire agreement on Syria, but the opposition believes the deal will do more harm than good

Why is Venezuela in turmoil when the country has such tremendous wealth

Last week’s parliamentary elections in Algeria did not affect the country’s political status quo or the power of the pro-government parties

Frontrunner Emmanuel Macron won last Sunday’s second round of the French presidential elections, making him France’s youngest-ever president

The newly-elected French president will surely impact negotiations with Britain over its leaving the EU, but his true influence on EU policy has yet to be measured

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