Thursday,23 May, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1357, (17 - 23 August 2017)
Thursday,23 May, 2019
Issue 1357, (17 - 23 August 2017)

Ahram Weekly


Fatah and Hamas appear inexorably at loggerheads as Mahmoud Abbas continues to deploy measures to put pressure on authorities in Gaza, writes Haitham Ahmed

The countdown to a stand-off over the self-determination of Iraqi Kurdistan has begun and could be bad for the Kurds, Iraq and the world, writes Salah Nasrawi

A speech this week by Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi calling for greater rights for women has produced mixed reactions, writes Kamel Abdallah

The announcement that Sudan will have observer status in upcoming US-Egyptian war games appears confirmation of an oncoming thaw between Khartoum and Washington, writes Haitham Nouri

UN Special Envoy to Yemen Ismaïl Ould Cheikh Ahmed is making visits to Cairo and Tehran in an attempt to step up mediation efforts in the Yemeni crisis, writes Hossam Radman

Trump’s attempt at damage control following Charlottesville’s ugly clashes might be too little, too late, reports Khaled Dawoud

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