Al-Ahram Weekly Online   24 - 30 August 2006
Issue No. 809
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Solving Shebaa
If Syria agrees to lodge with the UN maps that verify what it says -- that Shebaa Farms is Lebanese -- this crucial issue could be resolved, writes Ibrahim Nafie
Israel at a loss
Following their "failure" in Lebanon, Israel's politicians are sharpening their knives. The domestic political fallout may well be bloody, but it will miss the real targets, writes Azmi Bishara
In Focus: The American way of war
Imperialism and fascism continue to march hand in hand, writes Galal Nassar
Iran still rising
The greatest beneficiary of Israel's military misadventure in Lebanon is Iran, writes Mustafa El-Labbad
Division spells disaster
Resolution 1701 is potentially explosive. Hassan Nafaa suggests ways the booby traps might be defused

Cartoon by Gomaa

Hope amid the ashes

Close up:
Not over yet
By Salama A Salama

The seventh war
By El-Sayed Eleiwa

Dialogues of Naguib Mahfouz:
A punctual life
By Naguib Mahfouz

This week:
Naguib Mahfouz

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