Al-Ahram Weekly Online   19 - 25 January 2012
Issue No. 1081
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

To the end
Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi has asserted Egypt is committed to international agreements previously signed and reaffirmed the military's commitment to hand over power to an elected civilian government...
Politics in uniform
An Egyptian ministerial delegation to Libya, headed by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, returned with little to show for their trip, writes Amirah Ibrahim
Basin bonding
The foreign minister's visit to Africa could improve relations with the continent's states but is unlikely to resolve the water issue, reports Doaa El-Bey
So what's new?
Hossam Khairallah tells Ahmed Eleiba why he put himself forward as a presidential candidate
Brothers seek parliamentary alliance
In the absence of an overall majority the Muslim Brotherhood's political wing is seeking parliamentary allies, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
El-Baradei's next move
Dina Ezzat wonders what Mohamed El-Baradei's options are now he has withdrawn from the presidential race
Artistic rights
Clearly concerned about the increasing influence of political Islamic groups, Egyptian artists and intellectuals vowed to sacrifice their lives to defend freedom of expression, reports Khaled Dawoud
Back in time
The Arab Spring takes centre stage at the 43rd Cairo International Book Fair, reports Nevine El-Aref

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