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Current issue | Issue 1182, (30 January - 5 February 2014)
Tuesday,17 October, 2017
Issue 1182, (30 January - 5 February 2014)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

The fragility of the ruling government in Turkey has been highlighted by ramped up polemics and conspiracy charges levelled against all opponents, bordering on the plain rude, writes

Thanks to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al-Maliki’s plans for new provincial divisions the country’s continuing unity is under threat, writes Salah Nasrawi

Tunisia ratified its new constitution earlier this week, a key demand of the 2011 revolution and a major step forward in the transitional process, writes Lassaad Ben Ahmed in Tunis

Attempts to clean up the reputation of Israeli leader Ariel Sharon show how worried Israel has become by the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against it, writes Iqbal Jassat

The abduction last week of Egyptian diplomats, while shocking, is only the latest in a long list of similar kidnappings occurring amid the security vacuum of post-Gaddafi Libya,

Gamal Nkrumah looks at the tentative truce to end fighting in South Sudan signed in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa

Canadian rock legend Neil Young has taken to the road with a mission, reports Eric Walberg

The international community has been ignoring the plight of the Palestinian refugees under siege in the Yarmouk camp in Damascus, writes Rana Abdulla

Palestinians in Gaza have long sought ways of overcoming the Israeli blockade, including the recording of their experiences in literary form, writes Susannah Tarbush

Michel Aoun all but scuttles a landmark political deal between Hizbullah and the Future Movement on a new government, forcing both into a corner, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi from Beirut

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