Thursday,21 February, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1363, (5 - 11 October 2017)
Thursday,21 February, 2019
Issue 1363, (5 - 11 October 2017)

Ahram Weekly


Despite a reduction in the sabre-rattling in Ankara, there is widespread anxiety in Turkey about the consequences of last week’s Iraqi Kurdish referendum, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Last month’s referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan has inspired dreams of secession among Syrian Kurds who may mistakenly think of independence as their best option, writes Bassel Oudat

Saudi Arabia has accepted an “examination”, not inquiry, into human rights abuses in the conduct of its military campaign in Yemen, an outcome not enough for some, reports

Both sides will need to tread carefully if violence is not to escalate after last week’s referendum in the Spanish Catalonia region, writes Salma Nosseir

Oromia-Somali clashes in Ethiopia raise the spectre of sustained civil conflict in a country with a history of ethnic confrontation, writes Haitham Nouri

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