Saturday,23 March, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1422, (13 - 19 December 2018)
Saturday,23 March, 2019
Issue 1422, (13 - 19 December 2018)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Jordanians are back to protesting new tax laws after a wave of demonstrations earlier this year against austerity measures

Public opinion is slowly turning against the bullying tactics of Israel and its phalanx of apologists, writes James Zogby

Hodeida remains a major stumbling block in efforts to arrive to an armistice in Yemen, though it is not the only obstacle to a political resolution, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Power struggle over a bizarre cabinet is complicating Iraq’s longest battle to form a government, writes Salah Nasrawi

Despite a new Presidency Council, the key problem in Libya remains an institutional bifurcation encouraged by international attempts to entrench Islamist rule, writes Reda Shaaban

Omar Al-Bashir’s supporters are pushing for constitutional amendments to allow him more than two terms in office. Are the odds in his favour, asks Haitham Nouri

French President Emmanuel Macron’s response to the gilets jaunes protests that have swept France in recent weeks may not be enough to end the crisis, writes David Tresilian in Paris

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s postponement of a Brexit vote in parliament has deepened tensions in Britain over plans to leave the European Union, writes Manal Lotfy in London

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