Attempts to derail
In the face of Israeli machinations the Palestinians must hold their resolve, writes Ibrahim Nafie
After the fall
Once the world's conscience, the United Nations is now an accomplice to its greatest miscreant, writes Hassan Nafaa
A four-pronged game
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed examines the Middle East situation after the Sharm El-Sheikh and Aqaba summit meetings
John V Whitbeck ventures into heresy
Archaeology of the roadmap
To read through the roadmap is to confront an unsituated document, oblivious of its time and place, says Edward Said
What Jewish state?
US President George W Bush's reference to Israel as the "Jewish State" last week in Aqaba raised many eyebrows in the Arab world...
The issue of weapons of mass destruction has emerged from the shadowy world of intelligence agencies to take centre stage in the political arena, mainly in the United Kingdom, though also in the US...
By Salama A Salama
Towards bigger things
The shortest route to progress: it is a question that has troubled political thinkers for many decades...
The Arab region is passing through a difficult and dangerous historical phase given what is happening in Iraq and the attempt to resume efforts for a peaceful resolution in Palestine...
By Naguib Mahfouz