Wednesday,18 October, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1131, 17 - 23 January
Wednesday,18 October, 2017
Issue 1131, 17 - 23 January

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

The Israeli right wing looks set to sweep general elections as the political left in the country fails to get its act together, writes Khaled Amayreh in occupied Jerusalem

Ahead of parliamentary elections, few in Jordan foresee substantive change via the political process, writes Khetam Malkawi

UNRWA’s commissioner-general, in an interview with Khaled Dawoud, sees some signs for optimism for Gaza following political developments in Egypt, but warns of a dire humanitarian

Gamal Nkrumah reviews the fierce tug-of-war over Sudan’s political future

A raid on a terrorist cell gives Yemen hope, reports Nasser Arrabyee

As President Al-Assad threatens to remain in power forever, the country’s opposition is planning for the transitional phase after his overthrow, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

What is the role of the security services in Syrian life?

Sunni uproar over their alleged mistreatment has highlighted the tragedy of women raped in Iraq, writes Salah Nasrawi

The murder of three Kurdish activists in the centre of the French capital last week could have been intended to sabotage peace talks between Turkey and the PKK, writes David Tresilian in Paris

Thirty women were appointed to Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council last week, where they hope to argue for greater rights for Saudi women, reports Rashid Abul-Samh

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