Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
27 May - 2 June 1999
Issue No. 431
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Index of issues This week's issue

Possible modifications in regulations affecting Egyptian women's personal status are afoot. Mariz Tadros rounds up the reactions
Secretly yours
The unprecedented rise in the number of Urfi marriages among university students has prompted the Islamic Research Academy to condemn the practice as illegitimate

A marriage of convenience
The minister of justice has announced new restrictions on the marriage of Egyptian women to foreign men. But the proposal has come under fire from many quarters


Making up
By Fayza Hassan

Chain reaction
Andrew Steele gets cheesy
By Moushira Abdel-Malek
Chicken and herb kofta




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