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25 - 31 May 2000
Issue No. 483
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Ibrahim Nafie
Ibrahim Nafie:
Madrid revisited

Mohamed Sid-Ahmed
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed:
'Historical compromise resuscitated

Mohamed El-Sayed Said
Mohamed El-Sayed Said:
A lose-lose situation

Farouk Hosni
Culture Minister Farouk Hosni

Olympia Karayiorgia
Olympia Karayiorgia:
A beautiful danger
Profile by
Yasmine El-Rashidi


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The 1995 parliamentary elections
The full coverage of the 1995 elections

Liberation
Liberation
Hundreds of Lebanese flooded back to their liberated villages as Israel evacuated its forces from Lebanon

Two fronts, one cause
Last week, Ehud Barak commemorated one year as Israel's prime minister -- it was the longest week of his political life. From Jerusalem, Graham Usher reviews the challenges ahead

Precarious politics
The crisis triggered by Al-Shaab's campaign against an 18-year old novel continues to snowball. Khaled Dawoud highlights developments that have left the country's political and intellectual community bitterly divided

Labour in limbo
The campaign launched by Labour Party mouthpiece Al-Shaab against the allegedly blasphemous Haydar Haydar novel, A Banquet for Seaweed has culminated in the newspaper's suspension and a practical freeze on all Labour's activities. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

Open hostilities, hidden agendas
AbyssiniansWith Ethiopian troops advancing headlong into Eritrean territory, Gamal Nkrumah divies up the costs, both human and monetary, of the crises in the Horn of Africa
Mummy's the word
Golden Mummies Live!It was hocus-pocus time in tiny Bawiti on Tuesday night, as a major American TV network purported to discover a golden mummy, live! Tarek Atia was there
Morocco The boundless frontier
The inauguration of the Moroccan component of the Euro-Mediterranean's Museums without Frontiers took Sherif Sonbol, his camera inevitably in hand, along a trail of enchantment
Hirafiyyin Automotive by-pass
Tarek Atia and photographer Randa Shaath take a journey into the art of rebuilding cars in Madinet Al-Hirafiyyin

 
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Cabinet review
DURING a full cabinet meeting yesterday morning, President Hosni Mubarak reviewed the performance of Prime Minister Atef Ebeid's government in the months since it was sworn in last October, reports Nevine Khalil.

One more vicious circle
Liquidity problems are simply the tip of the iceberg, writes Hassan Abbas-Zaki

Endurance race
Like father, like sons

The Al-Ahram horse endurance race turned into an almost exclusively UAE affair. Nashwa Abdel-Tawab report



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