Al-Ahram Weekly Online   8 - 14 September 2011
Issue No. 1063
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

New realities, new approach
The recent cross border operation by Israeli forces has put much focus on Sinai and how to better manage the peninsula, Dina Ezzat reports
Did we celebrate too early?
The start of Eid Al-Fitr was not without controversy in Egypt and other Arab countries, Reem Leila reports
El-Baradei's not there
While other presidential candidates have been busy campaigning, Mohamed El-Baradei has been moving more slowly, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
'Not the same respect'
The furore over the return of Egyptian pilgrims from Saudi Arabia may be more political than meets the eye, reports Dina Ezzat
Opposition slams key political laws
Changes to two key laws regulating the upcoming parliamentary elections are at the top of the agenda of all the country's political forces, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Rallying religion
Islamist forces are strongly gearing up for the upcoming parliamentary elections, reports Amani Maged
More trouble on campus
Egypt's university professors are to hold an emergency meeting to decide how to respond to the university leaders crisis, reports Reem Leila
Nubians muscling in
Rioting in Aswan has put a long-festering Nubian question on the front burner for Egypt, notes Gamal Nkrumah
Into the promised land?
At long last, the Sinai may be about to get the attention it deserves, reports Ahmed Selim
FAO warns against bird flu
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation has warned against a recurrence of bird flu, Reem Leila reports
Gaza's tunnels back in the spotlight
The cross-border incident two weeks ago near Eilat has put new focus on tunnels connecting Gaza to the outside world, as well as on the Israeli siege that makes them necessary, writes Saleh Al-Naami
Saving a landmark of Islamic Cairo
Can the Al-Muizz Street regain its serenity and divinity? Nevine El-Aref wonders
Back on track
Following a nine-month break, the Supreme Council of Antiquities is to resume restoration of the Djoser Step Pyramid early next week, Nevine El-Aref reports

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