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Current issue | Issue 1153, 20 - 26 June 2013
Thursday,19 October, 2017
Issue 1153, 20 - 26 June 2013

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Arab intellectuals divide over Hizbullah’s role in Syria as sectarian schism widens, Omayma Abdel-Latif reports from Beirut

The Islamic Republic of Iran has a new president. It’s a moment of promise and expectations, writes Camelia Entekhabifard from Tehran

Turkey’s leaders are on the offensive against all criticism, oblivious to the consequences or the fact that protesters may have a point, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki’s failure to form key local governments has dimmed his hopes for a third term in office, writes Salah Nasrawi

A new wave of violence has hit Iraq amid fears that the country could be heading towards all-out sectarian conflict, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

Not everyone is happy with the draft of Tunisia’s new constitution, with human rights and freedom of expression presenting special concerns, writes Lasaad Ben Ahmad in Tunis

Libya is being propelled towards chaos and the government is too weak to stop it, reports Kamel Abdallah

Hundreds of armed tribesmen have taken control of government buildings in the northeastern Al-Jawf province of Yemen, writes Nasser Arrabyee in Sanaa

Mounting costs of living, a disgruntled military and an increasingly vocal opposition all suggest that the immediate road ahead for Sudan’s Al-Bashir will be bumpy, if not

The G8 is plagued by bouts of apprehension as its waning economic strength poses fresh political questions for the developing nations, writes Gamal Nkrumah

In Vienna, Egyptian scientists warn of a possible nuclear arms race in the Middle East region if exceptions to oversight are permitted, reports Ahmed Eleiba

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