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Current issue | Issue 1429, (7 - 13 February 2019)
Friday,26 April, 2019
Issue 1429, (7 - 13 February 2019)

Ahram Weekly


In the run-up to the Iranian Revolution in 1979, Saddam was not an indifferent observer even if he failed to grasp the unfolding events, writes Salah Nasrawi

Religious tolerance, not politics, featured high on Pope Francis’ agenda during his first visit to the UAE to attend an interfaith meeting, reports Haitham Nouri

Boko Haram intensifies its attacks hoping to disrupt Nigeria’s presidential elections scheduled for 16 February

Commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar aims to wrest control of southwest oil fields from the hands of militias, a move not without great risks, writes Kamel Abdallah

Military disagreements are erupting between Russia and Iran in Syria, including indirect clashes that could mark the end of their tactical alliance, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Trump will extend an olive branch to opponents in his State of the Union speech, but not so far as giving up his pledge to build a wall along the border with Mexico, reports Khaled Dawoud

After nine months of negotiations a new government has finally emerged in Lebanon, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi

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