Wednesday,13 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1186, (27 February - 5 March 2014)
Wednesday,13 December, 2017
Issue 1186, (27 February - 5 March 2014)

Ahram Weekly

WORLD

Militant Islamist terrorist organisations working closely with Al-Qaeda are wreaking havoc in Nigeria and Somalia and must be stemmed

In a replay of its history of coup attempts, the United States is striving to effect regime change in Venezuela, writes Faiza Rady

Powerful forces are at work hoping to frustrate efforts to find a political settlement to the crises in Yemen, writes Mohamed Al-Said Idris

Details of the proposed federal Yemen emerged from a presidential panel set up earlier this year, writes Mohamed Said Idris

The six-region federal system announced recently in Yemen is likely to inflame rather than subdue regional, ethnic and sectarian conflicts, writes Medhat Al-Zahed

With negotiators in Switzerland failing to reach a transitional deal, more weapons have been promised to Syrian rebels, Bassel Oudat writes from Damascus

Israeli regulations that even demand from children discharged from hospitals permits to go home are intentionally punitive, and criminal, writes Tamar Fleishman from Qalandiya in the West Bank

Algeria’s ailing and longest sitting president is set to run for a fourth term in office as signs of a power struggle emerge, writes Amira Howeidy

Libya continues its descent into chaos as armed militias continue to hold sway over national politics, writesKamel Abdallah

A row over the naming of Iraq’s Kurdish parties on a US terrorist list indicates hidden conflicts, writes Salah Nasrawi

As the violence continues to escalate in Iraq, all Iraqis now feel themselves to be potential targets of terrorist attacks, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

With the latest round of nuclear talks in Vienna making progress, Washington seems keen to push for a final agreement soon, writes Camelia Entekhabifard from New York

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