Tuesday,26 March, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1396, (31 May - 6 June 2018)
Tuesday,26 March, 2019
Issue 1396, (31 May - 6 June 2018)

Ahram Weekly


Talk of foreign conspiracies runs parallel to missives of conciliation in Turkey’s foreign relations ahead of crucial snap elections 24 June, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Saudi Arabia has been arresting and releasing female activists in moves that do not mean the end of the kingdom’s process of reform, writes Haitham Nouri

In the lead-up to the formation of a new government in Iraq, rising Shia leader Muqtada Al-Sadr may be preparing to change the country’s politics, writes Salah Nasrawi

Advances by coalition forces in Yemen against Houthi militias have changed the balance of power, though decisive victory remains beyond any immediate horizon, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Developments over the past few weeks in Syria indicate that Russia is trying hard to distance itself from Iran, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Trump’s negotiations tactics could pose the greatest threat to chances that an unprecedented summit be held with historic arch rival, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, reports

Singapore’s neutrality makes it the ideal host for the upcoming Trump-Kim summit. Conciliatory and sensible, the choice of venue can hopefully set the tone for the talks, writes Nadine Loza

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