Saturday,22 September, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1198, (22 - 28 May 2014)
Saturday,22 September, 2018
Issue 1198, (22 - 28 May 2014)

Ahram Weekly


The imminent visit of the Catholic pope to the Holy Land is again bringing into focus the intractable conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed in Gaza

Veteran trouble-shooter Lakhdar Brahimi has signalled the failure of his mission in Syria and tendered his resignation, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

Is Lebanon’s presidential vacancy about to be filled? If so, by what deal, asks Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

With the initial euphoria over, many Iraqis are asking if their country’s parliamentary elections were free or fair, writes Salah Nasrawi

Following the announcement of the results of Iraq’s elections, negotiations have started on the formation of the next government, reports Nermeen Al-Mufti in Baghdad

The Soma mining disaster has intensified criticisms of Turkey’s Justice and Development Party government, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Gamal Nkrumah assesses the implications of the sweeping victory of Narendra Modi and his BJP in India, shaking up politics in the sprawling country

At last Saturday’s Paris summit, Western and West African leaders declare it is time for a tough stance on Boko Haram, notes Gamal Nkrumah

Gamal Nkrumah analyses the political implications of the incarceration last Saturday by Khartoum’s authorities of veteran Sudanese opposition figure Sadig Al-Mahdi

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