Root and branch
Ibrahim Nafie explores the history of Israeli hostility to the peaceful resolution of conflict
A lifetime credo
Kill unarmed civilians then lie through your teeth: Ariel Sharon's been doing it for half a century. Azmi Bishara examines the career of Israel's prime minister
Arafat versus Bush
Once again, Arafat is proving that he cannot easily be unseated, writes Mohamed Sid-Ahmed
Between pillar and post
As the familiar patterns governing the Arab-Israeli conflict reassert themselves it is moderate Arab states that appear most vulnerable, argues Abdel-Moneim Said
A liberal future?
Is democracy the answer to our prayers or the opportunity the extremists have been waiting for? Hala Mustafa makes the case for a liberal constitution
Israel's military-controlled apparatus keeps the broad public ignorant about occupation realities, writes Ran HaCohen in this reply to Jonathan Cook
Tripoli faces facts
Libya made the right decision in increasing the levels of compensation paid to the families of the victims of the hijackings and other bombings it was accused of plotting in the 1980s...
Workers and Iraq
The situation in Iraq demands an openhanded approach if relations between Iraqis and other Arab peoples, especially Egyptians, are not to sour...
By Salama A Salama
On the 50th anniversary of the Voice of the Arabs radio station the idea emerged that an Egyptian television satellite channel should be created to do exactly what the radio station attempts to do -- keep the Arabs together...
Little short of ludicrous
The situation in Palestine destroys any hopes built on the basis of the roadmap...
By Naguib Mahfouz