Spoiling for a fight
US forces, and the Iraqi people, will pay an ever greater price for Washington's current policies, writes Ibrahim Nafie
Playing the popularity game
Arafat must understand that he doesn't have to be the most popular guy in town to get his job done, writes Sami Moubayed
Courting trouble to buy votes
As Washington becomes increasingly mired in Iraq and US elections approach, a strike at a neighbouring state becomes increasingly likely, writes Hassan Nafaa
On the Blair-Bush relationship
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed questions to what extent Blair is able to affect Bush's policies revival in Egypt
Winning with hearts and minds
As the distance between life and death constantly narrows, fear no longer finds its way to the hearts of the Palestinians. Still, writes Mustafa El-Feki, courage needs to be guided by reason
Lessons of history
Israelis need to realise that America is leading them nowhere, writes Jonathan Cook
What went wrong?
We are no longer the region's best in industry, science or even sports. Mamdouh Hamza suggests a formula for pulling the nation back up by the bootstraps
One world is possible
The quest for a global culture is at the core of the quest for enlightenment and tolerance, writes Hazem Kandil , in tribute to Edward Said
This must end
The monstrous terrorist attacks in Turkey this week, followed by the bombing of an Iraqi oil pipeline, corroborates...
Following the National Democratic Party's (NDP) promise of a national dialogue on political, economic and social reform the public has taken a keen interest in the matter...
By Salama A Salama
Look who's talking
One should not invest too much optimism in the much trailed dialogue between the government and opposition parties...
I am saddened when I think of the ordeals faced by Palestinian children, and especially during the Eid...
By Naguib Mahfouz