Mapping the future
Iraqi self-determination and pushing for action on the roadmap topped the Egyptian and Arab diplomatic agendas this week. Nevine Khalil and Soha Abdelaty report
New challenges face the NDP
As the military campaign in Iraq begins to subside, the ruling NDP still has plenty to worry about. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Changing the agenda
Was the poor turnout at a recent public rally in solidarity with Iraq symptomatic of receding political activism? Gihan Shahine gauges the mood
This week Al-Ahram Weekly and its Editor-in-Chief Hosny Guindy received two prestigious awards in recognition of the newspaper's superior coverage of Egyptian and Middle Eastern events...
Hit hard -- but looking to rebound
While there's no denying the US invasion of Iraq's drastic impact on Egyptian tourism, Rehab Saad finds industry insiders confident of a recovery by year's end
'Worse than 1967'
Egyptian intellectuals tell Amira Howeidy that Arab regimes don't seem to be learning the right lessons from the occupation of Iraq
Shocked, awed and saddened
The downfall of Baghdad not only stunned Egyptians but also painted a bleak future for them. Shaden Shehab talks to the people
Despite reports that he has been granted political asylum in Yemen, Iraq's ambassador to the Arab League said on 14 April that he would remain in his post.