Al-Ahram Weekly Online
20 - 26 December 2001
Issue No.565
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In the dark valley
Faced with a growing and politically-loaded African refugee crisis, Egypt struggles to accommodate those who seek refuge. Gamal Nkrumah writes on the challenge and the hope

Everywhere but home
For the stateless and dispossessed, the UNHCR is often the only hope. Fifty years after its formation, the compassion that brought this agency into being is needed more than ever, writes Amira El-Noshokaty

The one who got away ...
and the one who didn't


Open arms, tight-fisted



Calligraphy remembered
Scholars and masters debate whether it is a craft or an art form, but either way, Arabic calligraphy is an artistic tradition in need of a revival, as Rania Khallaf finds out


Talk of the town
Dena Rashed talks to the man who has stirred Israel's wrath

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