Al-Ahram Weekly Online   12 - 18 August 2010
Issue No. 1011
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

The ultimate message to BlackBerry
When Saudi Arabia threatened to shut down the BlackBerry corporate messenger service in the country, Egyptians feared they may be next, Nader Habib reports
Wheat worries
Threats of shortages in the international wheat market and hikes in prices are causing consumers to panic and inflating the government's imports bill. Mona El-Fiqi reports
Sidestepping a blackout
A row is flaring over government efforts to reduce electricity consumption amid an exceptionally hot summer, reports Ahmed Kotb

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