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Current issue | Issue 1164, (12 - 18 September 2013)
Friday,20 October, 2017
Issue 1164, (12 - 18 September 2013)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Amira Howeidy sounds out the views of British political activist John Rees and Palestinian-American journalist Ali Abunimah

The Russian move to capitalise on Kerry’s off-the-cuff London remarks on Syria has shown a way out of military confrontation, but further clipped the wings of Obama, writes Ezzat Ibrahim

Hard choices can no longer be fudged in the international arena, as last week’s G-20 summit in St Petersburg demonstrated, writes Gamal Nkrumah

The relative quiet of Iran on the Syrian crisis may indicate that the arrival to power of Rouhani has changed the rules if not the logic of the regional game, writes Mohammed El-Said Idris

Syria’s Kurds have long faced special challenges, and these have only been exacerbated by the conflict in their country, writes Hassan Abdulrazzak

In Lebanon, anxiety is running high on the ramifications of the crisis in eastern neighbour Syria, particularly — but not only — in light of a possible US strike, Omayma

The destruction of tunnels along the Egypt-Gaza border is compounding Israel’s siege and having a debilitating effect on Gaza’s residents, writes Al-Ahram Weekly’s

The failure of Istanbul in its bid to host the 2020 Olympics appears part of a broader decline in the fortunes of Turkey’s government and prime minister, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid

Even when the country begs questions about the anticipated US strike on Syria, the real lesson of Iraq has been forgotten, writes Salah Nasrawi

In a case that has galvanised public opinion, rights activist Amira Othman is being prosecuted for alleged sartorial offences in Sudan, writes Salah Khalil

With the security situation in Libya continuing to deteriorate, many call not only for the dismissal of the Zeidan Cabinet but also the interim parliament, writes Kamel Abdallah

Avoiding a US military strike against Syria would be good news for many Arab capitals, not only Damascus, Dina Ezzat reports

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