Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 January 2011
Issue No. 1030
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Our national unity
Those who seek to drive Egypt into the abyss of sectarian strife will find that Egyptian national unity is stronger than they are, writes Abdel-Moniem Said
Sectarianism and its discontents
American and Papal pretensions to be defenders of local religious minorities -- aided in the last three decades by an army of US-funded NGOs -- have contributed more to the situation of sectarianism, rather than "safeguarded" the Christian community, argues Joseph Massad
The cross and the crescent united
In response to the terrorist attack in Alexandria targeting a church, Egyptian Christians and Muslims have come together in solidarity. Now it is time for the government to act, writes Moataz Billah Abdel-Fattah

Alexandria's test

Close up:
In whose name?
By Salama A Salama

Hope of a silver lining
By By Samir Sobhi

This week:
Pope Shenouda III

Cartoon by Gomaa

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