Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Current issue | Issue 1443, (16 - 22 May 2019)
Wednesday,19 June, 2019
Issue 1443, (16 - 22 May 2019)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

While contention between the US and Iran is real, the current round of sabre-rattling is more a reflection of larger realignments in the region, involving Syria, Russia and Turkey,

Violence and accusations hit Sudan’s capital as negotiations between the transitional military command and protesters continue to be bogged down on key details, writes Haitham Nouri

Despite its resounding defeat in Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State, as well as its offshoots and competitors, is far from a spent force as it eyes Africa, writes Attia Essawi

The authorities in Algeria have stepped up their arrest campaign against prominent politicians as the pro-democracy protests in the country rage on for a 12th week

Oil tankers and other commercial vessels were sabotaged in the Gulf this week as tensions continue to hang over the region

Iraq may be the real problem in the US-Iranian standoff and could well be its flashpoint, writes Salah Nasrawi

As the negotiations over ending the crisis in Yemen continue in Amman, there have been doubts about the Houthi rebel movement’s withdrawal from the port of Hodeida, writes Hanan Al-Hakry

The actors in the Syrian conflict are repositioning their forces along lines determined by the electoral cycle in Washington, reports Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The late Maronite religious figure Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir contributed to ending Lebanon’s civil war and built bridges with other religions and sects, reports Hassan Al-Kishawi

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