Al-Ahram Weekly Online
20 - 26 December 2001
Issue No.565
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Mission aborted
Sharon's policy is a recipe for "disaster and chaos" in the region, warned President Mubarak. Nevine Khalil reports on Cairo's response to the unprecedented deterioration in the situation in Palestine

President Hosni Mubarak prays on the first day of Eid Al-Fitr, Sunday, at the Armed Forces mosque in Nasr City.. --see caption--

Pilgrimage tragedy
The families of 52 Egyptian pilgrims who died in a horrific bus accident in Aqaba, Jordan, spent the first day of Eid Al-Fitr trying to identify the bodies of their loved ones. Lola Keilani reports from the scene of the tragedy

Unearthing Sinai
Earlier this week, the remains of a unique Pharaonic temple and two Graeco-Roman public baths were discovered in North Sinai. Nevine El-Aref reports

Inter-Arab coordination
Extradited to the US
...And deported from the US
Minor earthquake

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