Al-Ahram Weekly Online   27 October - 2 November 2011
Issue No. 1070
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Yemeni endgames
The Security Council has offered Ali Abdullah Saleh a chance to go quietly -- and outraged the Yemeni opposition, writes Graham Usher at the United Nation
Balanced resolution brings solution
A solution to Yemen's 10-month long political crisis is just around the corner, predicts Nasser Arrabyee
It used to be worse
Asmaa El-Husseini and Mohamed Amin El-Masri visited an Egyptian-run medical facility in Mogadishu
Today, democracy wins
Tunisia once again provides inspiration to the Arab world with its historic elections, reports Lassaad Ben Ahmed in Tunis
News analysis: Al-Nahda victory
While Al-Nahda swept the elections in Tunisia, not everyone is happy with the result, writes Karem Yehia
Red dye means forgotten
The injured of Tunisia's revolution feel the country's new politicians are overlooking their sacrifices, Karem Yehia reports from Tunis
Royal reshuffle
The death of the crown prince brings a new old face to Saudi politics, reports Rashid Abul-Samh
Curing senders and receivers
A 7.2-MAGNITUDE earthquake struck the largely Kurdish eastern Van region of Turkey on Sunday, killing 360...
Turkey ups the ante
Turkish troops crossed into northern Iraq last week in pursuit of Kurdish rebels, but the real danger lies inside the country, Gareth Jenkins reports
'Fuzzhead is dead'
"God forbids this," said Gaddafi in his final moments, but apparently the NTC's brand of Islam does not. An ominous beginning to the new Libya, remonstrates Gamal Nkrumah
Back from the grave
For many Palestinian prisoners sentenced to multiple life sentences, their release in a prisoners exchange deal is a miracle, writes Saleh Al-Naami
Looking for a loophole?
Jockeying over compliance with the STL has upset Lebanon's delicate political balance, reports Lucy Fielder from Beirut
Bungled exit from Iraq
America's departure from Iraq could lead to a morass akin to the original occupation, writes Salah Nasrawi
Last chance for Damascus
The Arab League has stopped short of expelling Syria for its crackdown on protesters, but all concerned parties know that deep political change must occur, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus
'The regime is definitely finished'
Bassma Kodmani, a member of the executive council of the Syrian National Council leading the opposition to the Al-Assad regime, explained the movement's aims to David Tresilian in Paris

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