Al-Ahram Weekly Online   8 - 14 March 2012
Issue No. 1088
Press review
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

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By Sherif Arafah in the UAE daily Al-Ittihad

"At a time when we started building our independent state, the US gave us a practical lesson that we are still its followers." -- Mahmoud Ghallab, Al-Wafd

"The people are mature enough and have the right to know the reason behind lifting the ban and the long list of demands that McCain carried with him to Cairo during his visit." -- Sabri Ghoneim, Al-Akhbar

"The MPs wanted to show the people who elected them that they are doing their job, even if that meant pointing the finger at the wrong person." -- Ahmed El-Sawi, Al-Shorouk

"We are especially grateful that a resurgent Russia, under the wise leadership of Putin will be especially effective in restraining American hegemony in particular in the hot spots around the world." -- Ali Kassem, Al-Thawra

"The real danger in the hegemony of the sahwa ideology over the various Islamist ideological orientations is that it is actually a kind of sabotage and resistance to the wave of religiosity that has dominated the Arab and Islamic worlds in recent decades." -- Hamad Al-Majed, Asharq Al-Awsat

"The question now uppermost in the minds of the Lebanese people is whether or not there is a political future for Hizbullah in Lebanon if and when the Al-Assad regime is ousted." -- Ghassan Charbel, Al-Hayat

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