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16 - 22 November 2000
Issue No.508
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Hosni MubarakSetting the standard
Describing this year's elections as predominantly clean and free, President Mubarak pushed further, saying more should be done to enhance confidence in the political process, reports Nevine Khalil

Suzanne MubarakRedefining Arab women's priorities
A historic Cairo summit of the spouses of Arab heads of state is expected to send a particularly powerful message of support to Palestinian women, writes Dahlia Hammouda
Empowered women
Heading Syria's delegation to the Arab women's summit, Soad Bakkur spoke to Mahmoud Bakr in Damascus

Legal nuances
Elections held last week in nine constituencies were annulled. Gamal Essam El-Din reflects on the implications

Registering the aftershocks
Amira Howeidy reviews a report issued by the EOHR on the elections

Rough riding in round three
With opposition candidates complaining of police harassment, the final round of parliamentary elections took place on Tuesday. It was marred by violence that claimed five lives and injured tens of people

The demise of politics?
Intellectuals, speaking to Omayma Abdel-Latif, seek the reason behind the use of the sectarian card against Coptic candidates

Election or selection
Nadia Abou-El Magd reports on the day of Shubra's Technical Institite run-off vote

Necessary precautions
Providence gave way to fear and hostility in bouts of violence and frustration as voters went to the polls again last week, reports Khaled Dawoud

Capitalising on the clampdown
Despite more arrests in Muslim Brotherhood ranks on the eve of the final run-offs the outlawed group did its best to make the most of its lot, writes Amira Howeidy

Historic water-mark
Ibrahim trial date
Full employment ahead?
Students released
Houses of God go free

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