Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
16 - 22 December 1999
Issue No. 460
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues


Little nothings
By Fayza Hassan

The fruits of faith
Dates may be associated with Ramadan, but Yasmine El-Rashidi discovers that the eating of this evocative fruit is a tradition shared by Muslims and Copts Dates
A date with history
Among other things, Ramadan means dates -- the ones on the tree, not on the calendar. This year, although consumption has dropped, dates still tease the mind and titillate the tastebuds
Blind believers
Injy El-Kashef roams the empty streets
By Moushira Abdel-Malek
Onion and beef stew
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