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Sunday,17 December, 2017
Issue 1175, (5-11 December 2013)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Even if it is held on schedule, the Geneva II Conference is unlikely to take Syria to safer shores, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Amid the repercussions of political events in Egypt, Gaza is suffering economically more now than it ever has, and with no respite in sight, writes Ahmed Eleiba

Is the US president out to craft a new grand design in the Middle East during the remainder of his second term in office, asks Deepak Tripathi

Could the recent US agreement with Iran mark the beginning of the end of the US-Israel special relationship, asks Jeremy Salt in Ankara

Increasingly isolated, the days might be numbered for Turkey’s once-celebrated premier, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid in Ankara

With the Zeidan government unable to fill a national security vacuum, the UN readies to send a protection team to its Tripoli mission, a move stirring controversy in some Libyan

Plans to train members of Libya’s militia groups are thoroughly misconceived, writes Mustafa Fetouri

Oil exports through Turkey may mark a turning point in the campaign for Kurdish independence from Iraq, writes Salah Nasrawi

The governments of Sudan and South Sudan have agreed on borders and ending help to rebels, writes Salah Khalil

A question of Angolan identity? Or is the alleged crackdown on Muslims in the oil-rich African nation an unintended, baseless faux pas, ponders Gamal Nkrumah

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