Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1201, (12 -18 June 2014)
Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Issue 1201, (12 -18 June 2014)

Ahram Weekly


Al-Ahram Weekly reviews the tribal and militia force make-up in Al-Zintan, one of the most important centres of power in post-Gaddafi Libya

Iraq’s Sunnis are moving towards a new phase in the anti-government insurgency, writes Salah Nasrawi

Syrian opposition leaders claim that the US has promised them sophisticated weaponry, though this may just be wishful thinking, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

To Israel’s chagrin, the US administration is still talking to the Palestinian national unity government. But this alone does not signal a vital breakthrough, writes Ahmed Al-Sayed in Gaza

As the political stalemate in Lebanon continues, no decisions have yet been made regarding the country’s next president, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set his sights on the office of the country’s president, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid

Gamal Nkrumah ponders whether prayer can ever hold a candle to realpolitik, particularly between Israelis and Palestinians, as presided over by the Vatican pontiff

Russia’s Putin has begrudgingly — but with realpolitik mastery — met his new Ukrainian counterpart Poroshenko, who arrived to power with not a little caprice, writes

Peerasak Chantavarin Ambassador of Thailand to Egypt

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