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Current issue | Issue 1171, (7 - 13 November 2013)
Thursday,19 July, 2018
Issue 1171, (7 - 13 November 2013)

Ahram Weekly


The divisions between those arguing for a federal system in Libya are now coming to a head, writes Kamel Abdallah in Benghazi

It has been hard to be optimistic about the planned Geneva II Conference, but some hope it will bring Syria closer to a democratic solution, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

The Arab League has given a push for Geneva II to convene, but little else for it to deliver, Dina Ezzat reports

Amid provocations on Al-Aqsa, Israeli disinterest in direct negotiations is once again undermining all chances of peace, writes Khaled Amayreh in occupied Jerusalem

As the North African country’s political forces failed to reach a consensus on Tunisia’s national dialogue, increasing acts of violence have been threatening its stability,

In a self-organised referendum, the Dinka Ngok in Abyei unanimously endorsed merger with South Sudan. But with Juba and Khartoum deeming the vote illegal, the result remains symbolic,

A new elections law has revealed the extent of Iraq’s phoney democracy, writes Salah Nasrawi

At the UN General Assembly the majority of the world’s nations once again condemn the United States for imposing a five-decade-long economic blockade on Cuba, writes Faiza Rady

Gamal Nkrumah analyses the ramifications of the US assassination of Taliban Pakistan leader Hakimullah Mehsud

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