Agenda for the future
The president's address to the NDP congress was a classic example of boldness of vision, writes Ibrahim Nafie
A conditioned Camp David
Hassan Nafaa revisits the probable and improbable in Egypt's peace with Israel
Is Zionism dead?
The inability to cope with new global and regional givens is causing confusion not only in Arab ranks, but also among Israelis. Mohamed Sid-Ahmed comments
Dialectics of terror
Shahid Alam argues that reversing injustice -- both in the region and the world at large -- requires Americans to recognise the destructive effects of capitalism, Zionism and the war on terrorism
Fighting for humanity
Why is religious fundamentalism on the rise, and how can we defeat terrorism, asks Nawal El-Saadawi
The US might be changing political tack but Palestine is the one thing the neo-cons and the moderates agree upon, writes Gamil Mattar
A stalwart of journalism
After a career spanning six decades, Mahmoud Murad pays tribute to the man who experienced a "meeting of minds" with Gamal Abdel-Nasser
Al-Ahram Weekly apologises for a number of errors which occured in Samir Amin's article "WTO's recipe for world hunger"...
US Secretary of State Colin Powell's remarks at the US-Arab Economic Forum in Detroit left much to be desired...
The Intifada continues
The Palestinian Intifada has entered its fourth year and those in the Arab world and international community who believe that it has delayed the creation of a Palestinian state have yet to present any alternative...
By Salama A Salama
Our finest moment
The anniversary of the 1973 war is upon us, a day on which the country proudly celebrates one of its finest moments...
My childhood friends, alas. The vast majority of them passed away at various stages of my life...
By Naguib Mahfouz