Wednesday,24 October, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1413, (11 - 17 October 2018)
Wednesday,24 October, 2018
Issue 1413, (11 - 17 October 2018)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Iraqi Yazidi human-rights activist Nadia Murad was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this week in recognition of her stand against sexual violence, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

Sexually assaulted women in the Democratic Republic of Congo now know that the world is aware of their plight, thanks to Nobel Peace Prize winner Denis Mukwege, writes Haitham Nouri

A breaking point has been reached in Yemen, with thousands in Taiz taking to the streets, enraged as their children die of starvation before their eyes, writes Hanan Hackry

Israel has long and systematically targeted Palestinian children, killing them with impunity, and even justifying such horrendous acts of inhumanity, writes Ramzy Baroud

Turkey’s Erdogan is already gearing up for municipal elections six months from now, with all signs pointing to a vicious fight, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

While Republican senators insist a vote will be held this week to confirm Trump’s US Supreme Court nominee, Kavanaugh, Democrats continue to dig for embarrassing evidence to block

The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul has opened a web of questions with few answers, writes Haitham Nouri

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