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Current issue | Issue 1165, (19 - 25 September 2013)
Thursday,22 November, 2018
Issue 1165, (19 - 25 September 2013)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Iraqi Kurdistan is bracing itself for crucial elections next week that could reshape the political landscape, writes Salah Nasrawi

As the violence escalates once more in Iraq, ordinary people have been resorting to humour in their efforts to deal with it, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

Recent events have made Libya look even more politically unstable, writes Gamal Nkrumah

The recent government reshuffle is intended to cement the Algerian president’s hold on power, writes Kamel Abdallah in Algiers

Transitional Yemeni President Abd Rabo Mansour Hadi seems set to enjoy a further five years in office, writes Nasser Arrabyee in Sanaa

Syrian opposition forces say they will not endorse the US-Russian deal on Syria’s chemical weapons, because their struggle is against the regime, not only its methods, Bassel

That Western pundits took pot shots at Russian President Putin lately says a lot about whose interests are under threat as US plans for military intervention in Syria run aground,

The timetable for eradicating Syria’s chemical weapons coincides with its next presidential elections, with signs that Tehran may be backing away from Al-Assad, reports Camelia

US Middle East strategy appears all but floundering under Obama, with the administration unable to read the political maps of Arab Spring countries, writes Ezzat Ibrahim

The alleged brutality of SPLA troops in Jonglei State has forced lifelong tribal adversaries to unite against the Juba government, writes Salah Khalil

The fate of the European project may be decided by German voters on 22 September, reports Mohamed Selim from Osnabrück

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