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Current issue | Issue 1163, (5 - 11 September 2013)
Friday,26 April, 2019
Issue 1163, (5 - 11 September 2013)

Ahram Weekly


The Arab League gives a tacit but not overt nod for US strikes on Syria, Dina Ezzat reports, while misgivings remain in some Arab capitals

Lebanese-American scholar Randa Slim tells Amira Howeidy that while the outcome is difficult to predict, Syria could emerge changed from a limited US strike

Within hours, it was said, the US would strike Syria. Reporting from Damascus, Bassel Oudat finds that US inaction was greeted with mixed feelings

Ankara’s ruling party is gleeful at prospects of a US military strike on Syria, but it largely stands alone in Turkey, writes Sayed Abdel-Maguid

The presence of Libyan jihadists in Syria makes fraught for Tripoli deciding a stance on expected US strikes against Damascus, writes Kamel Abdallah

Even the more liberal elements in the Western media have been keeping up the irresponsible drum beat for war on Syria, writes Jeremy Salt

The fact that using some weapons constitutes international war crimes per se is hardly consoling to the victims of other mass weapons systems, writes Ralph Nader

When a foreign policy imperative exists for the White House, factoids replace facts, and moral and legal assessments are stripped of any basis, writes Richard Falk

Syria’s historic buildings, museums and archaeological sites continue to suffer as a result of the crisis in the country, writes David Tresilian

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