Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1405, ( 9 - 15 August 2018)
Tuesday,14 August, 2018
Issue 1405, ( 9 - 15 August 2018)

Ahram Weekly

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The five million Syrian refugees will doubtless one day return to their homeland after seven years of civil war, but they cannot be forced to do so, writes Salma ElNashar


Aug 2 2018 1:14AM

The Syrian opposition has accused the regime of torturing detainees to death in prison in the build-up to a political solution to the conflict in the country, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Aug 2 2018 1:14AM

US-Russian rapprochement in Helsinki has put in question whether Turkey’s Erdogan will have any significant influence over what happens next in resolving the Syrian civil war, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid


Jul 24 2018 11:18PM

Israel was strongly present at the recent US-Russia summit in Helsinki, showing its determination to decide Syria’s military and political fate, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Jul 18 2018 12:05AM

Two agreements on Syria were brokered by and signed in Cairo last week


Jul 17 2018 10:45PM

Russia is expanding its military control of Syria in preparation for what may be a US-backed Russian takeover of the country as a whole, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Jul 10 2018 9:57PM

While the Syrian opposition has been suffering further losses on the battlefield, this does not necessarily mean victory for the regime, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Jul 10 2018 6:55PM

The advances of the Syrian government, unopposed by Washington, in regaining control over Syrian territories signal a shift in international balances, with peace in Syria now a viable prospect, writes Hussein Haridy

Jul 5 2018 1:01PM

Trump and Putin are to meet, one-on-one. Each side will have its agenda, but hopes are that Syria will be a beneficiary of a new détente between the US and Russia, writes Hussein Haridy


Jul 4 2018 12:16AM

Russia has been assisting the Syrian regime in its war on the opposition in the south of the country, with particular rewards being set aside for Israel, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Jun 26 2018 10:59PM

An abrupt message received by the Syrian opposition that it should not rely on US military intervention in the south has upturned political calculations and emboldened Bashar Al-Assad, writes Bassel Oudat


Jun 19 2018 8:07PM

Russia is pushing for the drafting of a new constitution for Syria that will threaten the transitional phase and bolster the Syrian regime, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Jun 5 2018 10:19PM

A new law allows the confiscation of the property of Syrian refugees in what is being seen as an attack on the opposition and part of regime plans for widespread demographic change, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


Jun 5 2018 10:19PM

The safe return of the Syrian refugees and displaced persons to their homes is a key priority of the new Lebanese government, writes Ola Boutros


Jun 5 2018 10:18PM

Head of the Syrian opposition Cairo Platform Firas Al-Khalidi explains that the situation in Syria is becoming ever more complicated and will likely result in further bloodshed in an interview with Ahmed Eleiba


May 29 2018 10:01PM

Developments over the past few weeks in Syria indicate that Russia is trying hard to distance itself from Iran, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus


May 29 2018 10:26PM

The escalation of tension between the US and Iran will sustain the proxy wars each has fought with its allies in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen, writes Galal Nassar


May 29 2018 6:06PM

Ramadan is a festive month for all Muslims, but how are Syrians in Egypt celebrating during the holy month, asks Ameera Fouad 

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