Al-Ahram Weekly Online   13 - 19 August 2009
Issue No. 960
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Forward to the good old days
With Bush and attendant ideologues gone from the White House, a new beginning is opening in US-Egypt relations, writes Gamal Gawad Soltan
What we Palestinians need
Irrespective of what political settlement is ultimately embraced, Palestinians need a unified strategy for confronting and overcoming Israeli racism, apartheid and oppression. Mustafa Barghouthi outlines the basis of such a strategy
Sex, marriage and Mideast peacemaking
Pushing Arabs and Israelis towards peace is comparable to concluding a marriage between two hostile families. Without clear terms it cannot be consummated, and halfway intimacies are not enough, writes Ezzedine Choukri Fishere

Nile binds

The thing that matters most
By Ammar Ali Hassan

This week:
Mahmoud Abbas Abu Mazen

Cartoon by Gomaa

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