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Current issue | Issue 1426, (17 - 23 January 2019)
Friday,24 May, 2019
Issue 1426, (17 - 23 January 2019)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Israel is striking deeper into Syria after the announcement of the withdrawal of US forces from the country, with the apparent aim of targeting Iran, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The Arab League Economic and Social Development Summit is scheduled to be held in Lebanon soon, but divisions have emerged on whether to invite Syria and Libya, reports Hassan Al-Qishawi

The international community believes the Stockholm Agreement is the only way out of the crisis in Yemen, but the Houthi rebels seem unlikely to comply, writes Haitham Nouri

Former Libyan minister of information and prominent critic of the former Gaddafi regime Mohamed Khalil bin Saoud explains his views on the current crisis in Libya to Reda Shaaban

The failure to deal with a government crisis is casting doubt over hopes of democracy in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, writes Salah Nasrawi

The US is reshuffling priorities on the Middle East to sideline the Palestinians in its support for Israel and its focus on Iran, writes Haitham Ahmed

Bills to criminalise the boycotting of Israel in the United States have failed to pass the US Senate thus far, but efforts seem set to continue, reports Amira Howeidy

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raised eyebrows with his sharp criticisms of former US president Barack Obama during his Middle East tour last week, breaking a tradition that US domestic

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