Wednesday,12 December, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1421, (6 - 12 December 2018)
Wednesday,12 December, 2018
Issue 1421, (6 - 12 December 2018)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Continued jockeying between Libya’s bifurcated authorities might scupper UN plans to bring all factions together in January, writes Kamel Abdallah

Reda Shaaban speaks to Libya’s former prime minister Ali Zeidan on hopes for a stable Libya

Countries and international organisations are working hard to ensure the success of Yemen peace talks in Stockholm. The Houthis remain the unknown factor, writes Hanan Al-Hakry

Russia has pushed for the re-opening of the border crossing between Syria and Jordan and is working on re-opening the borders with Iraq and Turkey, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Iraq’s frustrated Arab Sunni are striving to find ways out of their crisis by looking to Shia Iran, but that could be a strategic muddle, writes Salah Nasrawi

The latest G20 gathering did nothing to convince onlookers that the international system is in safe and wise hands, writes Manal Lotfy in London

The French capital saw the worst rioting in years last Saturday when a gilets jaunes demonstration against the rising cost of living descended into violence, writes David Tresilian in Paris

The White House is supporting Israel in its hostility to rental platform Airbnb’s decision to end its business in the Occupied West Bank

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