PRESIDENT Hosni Mubarak met with Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Prime Minister Giuliano Amato and Pope John Paul II in Rome this week and underlined the importance of Middle East stability and regional cooperation, writes Nevine Khalil in Rome
The view from Rome
President Mubarak used a four-day Italian trip to provide officials with an Arab perspective on developments in the region, Nevine Khalil reports from Rome
'In a league of his own'
The nomination of Foreign Minister Amr Moussa as secretary-general of the Arab League has opened the door to frenzied speculation. Dina Ezzat reports
Egypt's diplomatic agenda is crowded with messages sent by Washington from land, air and sea
More than Washington's underwriters?
Egypt is seeking more political involvement from an openly economic-oriented EU in Middle Eastern affairs
They came out in the tens of thousands, but it still wasn't enough. Will the Bar Association ever see its elections through? Mona El-Nahhas looks to the next round
The state versus Ibrahim
State security prosecutors have accused noted academic and NGO activist Saadeddin Ibrahim of receiving foreign funds to tarnish the nation's image and have demanded the maximum penalty. Khaled Dawoud reports
New metro line
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