Sunday,23 July, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1349, (15 - 21 June 2017)
Sunday,23 July, 2017
Issue 1349, (15 - 21 June 2017)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

The current crisis around Qatar was a long time coming and will not be resolved gently, writes Mohamed El-Said Idris

The crisis in the Gulf has sent shockwaves across the region and will test efforts to curtail Qatar’s ambitions to be a regional superpower, writes Salah Nasrawi

For Qatar, the Iranian option is suicide, the Turkish one ruinous, Abdel-Khalek Abdallah, professor of political science at the United Arab Emirates University, tells Ahmed Eleiba

Hamas is the latest casualty of the Saudi-UAE crisis with Qatar, Amira Howeidy reports

Via donations to think tanks and lobby groups, Qatar has long bought influence in Washington, and continues to do so now, writes Mohamed Abdel-Baky

Erdogan’s siding with Doha threatens to diminish even more Turkey’s standing in the region, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

The Trump administration is upping pressure on Doha, hoping to satisfy Saudi Arabia and preserve deals worth over $350 billion, writes Khaled Dawoud

The “humiliating victory” enjoyed by British Prime Minister Theresa May in last week’s parliamentary elections limits her options and puts her in an unenviable position, writes Manal Lotfi in London

Iran is continuing with plans to create a land corridor through Iraq and Syria to the Mediterranean, as recent evidence from the Syrian border reveals, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Protests against the government in the northern Rif region of Morocco have continued for the past eight months with little prospect of an end in sight, writes Kamel Abdallah

The release of Seif Al-Islam Gaddafi will have ramifications in the Libyan, Arab and African political arenas, writes Gamal Nkrumah

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