Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
25 Nov. - 1 Dec. 1999
Issue No. 457
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Out of Amman
Four blindfolded and handcuffed Hamas leaders have been deported from Jordan in hopes of ending an escalating crisis, reports Al-Ahram Weekly's special correspondent in Amman
Consequences of an expulsion
While the Jordanian deportation of the Hamas leaders might have weakened the group's leadership outside Palestine, it might yet cause problems for the new King of Jordan, writes Lamis Andoni from Amman
Unemployment tops Arab labour agenda
At its recent annual meeting, the Arab Labour Organisation set out its agenda for the new millennium. Rasha Saad attended
No small change...
While still more a matter of aspiration than reality, the Palestinian Authority is determined to issue a national currency as a symbol of sovereignty. Sherine Bahaa reports
The sheer violence of it all...
Amira Howeidy reports on this week's assassination of FIS leader Abdel-Kader Hachani in Algiers and its impact on Algeria's search for peace
Agreement in sight on Iraqi oil
UN Security Council deliberations on the future of the Iraq oil-for-food programme may be nearing a conclusion, writes Salah Hemeid
Sudanese power play
Recent conflicts in Khartoum between President Omar Al-Bashir and his ally, Hassan Al-Turabi, have reverberations beyond the ruling elite, Mohamed Khaled writes
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