Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
1 - 7 June 2000
Issue No. 484
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Making Lebanon whole again
As the defeated Israelis absconded, leaving their SLA allies to an apparently dismal fate, Hizbullah, the victors, acted with dignity. For the first time in decades, writes David Hirst in Beirut, Lebanon could become whole again, and not just in a physical sense

Barak's south Lebanon scars
Ehud Barak's wholly unplanned decision to bring forward Israel's withdrawal from Lebanon has brought one Israeli "nightmare" to a close. It may give rise to others. Graham Usher reports from Jerusalem on a humiliated and vengeful Israel

Homeward bound
Along with thousands of her countrymen Ranwa Yehia went to the newly-liberated Lebanese south where she found new hope intermixed with apprehension, and among the vestiges of the 22-year long occupation, the imprint of untold horror

Memorial to atrocity
Victims of torture at the Khiam detention centre in the area of south Lebanon formerly occupied by Israel are eager that the world learn about their ordeal

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