Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
13 - 19 April 2000
Issue No. 477
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Habib BourguibaState builder dies
The builder of modern Tunisia, former President Habib Bourguiba, died last week. Khaled Dawoud looks back on the life and work of the Arab world's more remarkable leaders
The Cairo connection
Galal Nassar, writing from Damascus, explores the reasons behind Cairo's revitalised role on the Syrian track of the peace process
Normalisation in Washington's shadow
Despite signs of improvement in Iraqi-Iranian relations, normalisation moves by either country are severely constrained by regional and international interests, writes Salah Hemeid
Umma goes home -- alone
The return of 40 leaders of the Sudanese Umma Party to Khartoum is likely to lead to a reconfiguration of the country's political map, writes Mohamed Khaled
An 'alien' attack?
An assault on a 20-year-old Kuwaiti girl who was not wearing the veil has sent shock waves throughout Kuwait, reports Sherine Bahaa
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