Tuesday,23 April, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)
Tuesday,23 April, 2019
Issue 1409, (13-19 September 2018)

Ahram Weekly


As the protests continue in the southern Iraqi city of Basra, there are increasing calls for a new Iraqi prime minister, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

Behind the uprising that has roiled Iraq’s southern port city of Basra lies a clash of local, regional and international interests, writes Salah Nasrawi

Shortly after announcing it has halted its funding of UNRWA, the US has closed the PLO office in Washington and vowed to prosecute ICC judges

Latest UN attempts to resolve the Yemeni crisis all but failed when Houthi representatives failed to show up in Geneva. But the real problem is outside powers prolonging the war, writes Khaled Alyan

Tripoli is back to relative peace, but the capital remains a microcosm of the wider political agreement the UN is pushing for, which may not align with the interests of all parties,

Stability in the Horn of Africa region rests upon many factors, prime among them the domestic situation in Ethiopia, writes Haitham Nouri

The summit between Russia, Iran and Turkey on Syria failed to find a solution to conflicting interests, with hundreds of thousands of civilians in the north of the country likely to

Trump had his worst week in office with revelations by senior aides that his reckless decisions drove them to form a “resistance” movement to protect American interests,

The fraught situation in northwest Syria has galvanised the world’s major powers into repositioning their forces in the Middle East and their naval forces in the Mediterranean,

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