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Current issue | Issue 1176, (12 - 18 December 2013)
Wednesday,15 August, 2018
Issue 1176, (12 - 18 December 2013)

Ahram Weekly


Who was responsible for the recent attack on an ancient Christian site in Syria, asks Bassel Oudat

Elders in Tripoli intervene in time to reduce tensions in Lebanon’s second largest city, while the root causes of sectarian confrontation persist across Lebanon, writes Hassan

Iran continues to pivot internally between the new direction represented by Rouhani and the hardliners who retain significant power. The decider is Khamenei, writes Camelia Entekhabifard

In the wake of the passing of former president Nelson Mandela, South Africans are praying that their country’s record of stability will continue, writes Gamal Nkrumah

This week saw the largest political bloc in Libya’s General National Congress turn against the Zeidan government, throwing turmoil into the political scene, writes Kamel Abdallah

The change of government in Sudan brings little hope of wider change in the country, writes Salah Khalil in Khartoum

Determined to avoid the concessions necessary to making peace, Israel ups the ante on provoking the Palestinians to a new uprising, which Tel Aviv will paint as terrorist, writes

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi survived an audacious Al-Qaeda-led attack in the country’s capital last week, writes Nasser Arrabyee in Sanaa

There are no signs that Israel will back down from its Prawer Plan to displace tens of thousands of Palestinians in the Negev

With Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki’s bid for a third term in office in trouble, will Iran now come to his rescue, asks Salah Nasrawi

Political temperatures are rising in Turkey in the run-up to next year’s elections, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid in Ankara

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