Al-Ahram Ueekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
3 - 9 August 2000
Issue No. 493
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Maintaining the momentum
ICairo is acting to keep the wheels of peacemaking turning by uniting Arabs behind the Palestinian leadership, writes Nevine Khalil from Alexandria
Counting on the courts
In the political as in the business sphere, the judiciary been making increasingly resonant waves. Are two of the three arms of government at logger-heads? Gamal Essam El-Din investigates

A businessman's blight
A prominent business tycoon's assets have been put under sequestration. What went wrong?

Reclaiming Zeinhom
IN HER capacity as Chairwoman of the Red Crescent Society, Mrs Suzanne Mubarak inaugurated on Sunday a social and cultural centre for women and the first phase of a comprehensive development plan for shantytowns in Zeinhom in southern Cairo.--read on--

Accentuating the positive
Since gaining legal status in May, the AOHR has issued its first annual report on human rights in Arab countries

Destitute but determined
Disappointed, frustrated and angry, the EOHR has vowed to fight for the licence it never got, reports Amira Howeidy

A restoration controversy
A restoration project for the Hanging Church, one of Old Cairo's most important historical sites, has become the centre of a heated debate. Nevine El-Aref reports

Re-drawing the line
Does freedom of expression end where religious sentiment begins? Fatemah Farag, reporting on a recent court ruling, tries to locate an ever-shifting line of demarcation

Waiting for the Bar?
The longest ever military trial of leading members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood is going to last even longer, reports Khaled Dawoud

Labour's 9 deadly sins
Family appeal
Don't touch
All came tumbling down
The butler didn't do it
A stab in the heart

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