Eye on Washington
Cairo and Damascus have expressed a hope that the new man in the White House will deal the Palestinians a fairer hand, writes Nevine Khalil
Egypt's next Middle East
Foreign Minister Amr Moussa and a group of political scientists discussed how they expect the Middle East will change during the next few years. Dina Ezzat listened
Officials in the ruling National Democratic Party sweat over new reforms that could leave some party members out of a job. Gamal Essam El-Din wonders how far the NDP will go
Redefining women's role
MRS SUZANNE MUBARAK, head of Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW) and the Arab Women's Summit, announced on Saturday that the next Arab women's summit will be convened in Morocco in November. Following a preparatory committee meeting at the NCW headquarters attended by representatives of 19 Arab countries, the Arab League and the Hariri Foundation, Mrs Mubarak also announced the decision to hold five forums in the run-up to the summit to discuss key issues highlighted by the first Arab Women's Summit, held in Cairo last November.
Prosecution case under fire
Cairo's Supreme State Security Court has adjourned until Saturday the trial of a prominent NGO figure accused of receiving illegal funds and damaging Egypt's image. Jailan Halawi attended the hearings
Selling the CIA to Mossad?
The defendant in the second Israeli spying trial in four years was brought before the court this week. Khaled Dawoud was there
Mulid observed but no pilgrims
The outpouring of anti-Israeli sentiment among Egyptians following the eruption of the Palestinian Intifada has scuttled this week's celebrations of the mulid of a 19th century Jewish holy man. Nadia Abou El-Magd visited the site of the cancelled festivities
A reversal of fortune
Against the faith
Throngs hit IT fair