Al-Ahram Weekly Online   23 - 29 April 2009
Issue No. 944
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Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Between Intifada and war
As Israel's right-wing leaders prepare for a new military offensive on Hamas, Israeli security sources worry about a new Intifada in the West Bank, writes Saleh Al-Naami
Sour visit
Increasing indications are that Obama will act to see the implementation of a Palestinian state, regardless of the prevarications of Tel Aviv, writes Khaled Amayreh in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem
The talk continues
A new round of reconciliation talks between Fatah and Hamas is due to take place in Cairo next week, but with little hope of a breakthrough, writes Amira Howeidy
Back to back
Ahmadinejad gestures as he delivers his speech during the opening of a five-day UN review conference on racism at the UN Offices in Geneva...
A smoking peace pipe
An Iraqi envoy's talks with government opponents in Cairo highlight a sharp split, writes Salah Hemeid
Eyeing the day after
The crisis between Egypt and Hizbullah is not so much about the results as the post-poll outcomes of Lebanon's upcoming elections, writes Omayma Abdel-Latif from Beirut
Double or quits
Different strokes for different folks. Sudan complains of double Western standards, notes Gamal Nkrumah

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