Al-Ahram Weekly Online   13 - 19 August 2009
Issue No. 960
Opinion
 
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

Editorial:
Nile binds

Soapbox:
The thing that matters most
By Ammar Ali Hassan


This week:
Mahmoud Abbas Abu Mazen

Cartoon by Gomaa

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