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Current issue | Issue 1177, (19 December 2013 - 1 January 2014)
Tuesday,12 December, 2017
Issue 1177, (19 December 2013 - 1 January 2014)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

This year has been the nastiest in Tunisia’s modern history, with many Tunisians fearing yet more violence still to come, writes Lassaad Ben Ahmed in Tunis

Ever-entrenched militias, political assassinations and massacres marked 2013 for Libya, a scene driven and compounded by interwoven ethnic, tribal and economic conflicts, writes Kamel Abdallah

Three years into the Syrian civil war, the country is witnessing the slow collapse of its economy, infrastructure and basic services, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Given its centrality to the Arab world, the jihadist front now in Syria could be exported back to Arab countries in a way worse than the spread of extremism from Afghanistan in the

This year saw the dramatic descent of the once-rising star of Prime Minister Erdogan, outpaced by the Arab Spring abroad, and confronted by popular ire at home, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid

Having arrived to power by force, Sudan’s President Al-Bashir has never been shy about threatening his opponents, making peaceful change virtually impossible, writes Asmaa Al-Husseini

Iraq is unravelling nearly 11 years after the US-led invasion, with this year being the country’s most violent since the Sunni-Shia bloodbath of 2006-07, writes Salah Nasrawi

The proxy war in Yemen’s Darraj-Saada region between Salafi Sunnis and Al-Houthi Shia is a pivot around which Yemen’s future political order is being decided, writes Nasser Arrabyee

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