Monday,23 October, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1365, (19 - 25 October 2017)
Monday,23 October, 2017
Issue 1365, (19 - 25 October 2017)

Ahram Weekly

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Oct 17 2017 9:31PM

Turkey’s military intervention could prevent or accelerate the destruction of northern Syria, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Oct 18 2017 9:44AM

Oct 11 2017 1:15AM

Rocked by the Kurdish referendum on secession in Iraq, Ankara is wading once again knee-deep into the Syrian quagmire, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid


Oct 11 2017 12:35PM

Oct 11 2017 1:09AM

Unlikely alliances and obscure deals are rendering the political and military situation in Syria more and more surreal, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Oct 4 2017 2:17AM

Last month’s referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan has inspired dreams of secession among Syrian Kurds who may mistakenly think of independence as their best option, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Sep 27 2017 11:33AM

Sep 27 2017 1:18AM

No real progress was made on finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis at last week’s UN General Assembly meeting in New York, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Sep 20 2017 2:03AM

The Astana Conference on the crisis in Syria concluded by driving ever-larger wedges through the country’s opposition, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Sep 13 2017 12:47AM

Suspicions are growing of a secret deal between the Islamic State terrorist group, Iran and the Syrian regime, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Sep 13 2017 12:46AM

Syria, Yemen, Libya and South Sudan are all witness to humanitarian catastrophes of enormous scale, borne of political conflicts that could take years to surpass, writes Haitham Nouri

Sep 6 2017 12:47AM

What will happen to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in the search for a diplomatic solution to the crisis in the country, asks Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Aug 22 2017 11:37PM

As talks continue between the Syrian regime and opposition on finding a solution to the Syrian crisis, there are still significant differences within the opposition platforms, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Aug 22 2017 11:36PM

The Islamic State militant group may be on the wane in Iraq and Syria, but in order to defeat global terrorism the world needs a new approach, writes Salah Nasrawi


Aug 22 2017 3:31PM

With the approaching end to the Syrian civil war, Israel is impatient to strike Iran and Hizbullah in the country, a move that could lead to ominous consequences, writes Hussein Haridy


Aug 8 2017 10:48PM

The flurry of local truces in Syria may not guarantee stability but will make life easier for millions of civilians, writes Bassel Oudat from Damascus


Fighters associated with the Al-Nusra Front and Syrian refugees are leaving the Lebanese town of Arsal in a deal brokered by the Shia group Hizbullah, reports Hassan Al-Qishawi in Beirut

Aug 1 2017 9:35PM

Syria’s oil fields are largely controlled by the Islamic State group and the Kurds, creating warlords operating only for reasons of personal financial gain, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Jul 31 2017 6:38PM

If the crisis between Qatar and the Arab quartet is to be resolved, lingering questions like Syria and Sinai must be addressed, writes Hussein Haridy

Jul 19 2017 11:29AM

The fifth round of the Astana talks and the Geneva VII Conference on Syria were held this month, neither of them leading to any agreement, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


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