A golden opportunity
It may not be perfect, but the Wye Plantation agreement has resuscitated hopes for peace, writes Ibrahim Nafie
for the 3rd millennium
Because in the choice of UNESCO's new director-general competence and, particularly, a far-sighted understanding of the requirements of present-day culture should count for more than political game-playing or the collection of membership dues, Mohamed Sid-Ahmed supports the candidacy of Ismail Serageddin for the post
Informer in the works
Salama A. Salama
On the very same day on which the Palestinian-Israeli agreement took effect, a spokesman for Netanyahu declared that the Israeli prime minister had given his approval for the building of a new settlement in Kiryat Erba in the vicinity of the city of Hebron.
After the peace of the weak
Oslo III", just concluded at the White House, must be seen in an historical perspective, writes Eqbal Ahmad
Struggle within the ranks
A war of words between the different militant Islamist factions underlines the deepest ever split in the movement's ranks. Diaa Rashwan analyses the implications
The terms of the deal
A new confrontation looms between Iraq and the United States. What else is new? The same scenario has been repeated over and over again. --read on--
Memories and smoke
I was profoundly saddened to hear that the Musaferkhana had burned down, just as I have felt every time another piece of our vivid history has gone up in flames.