Al-Ahram Ueekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
7 - 13 September 2000
Issue No. 498
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'Enough bickering'
The Egyptians, Europeans and Americans want to seize a reported current window of opportunity to make progress toward a Palestinian-Israeli settlement. Nevine Khalil looks at Cairo's latest pitch

New support for women
The National Council for Women, hoping for an improved female performance in the coming parliamentary elections, has pledged its support for all female candidates, reports Reem Leila

Mending fences
The results of Egypt's limited efforts towards improving its relations with Arab countries, are about as impressive as its exertions, reports Dina Ezzat
Reading deferred sentences
The postponement of the handing down of sentences against 20 leading Muslim Brotherhood figures proves, say their lawyers, a link between their military trial and forthcoming parliamentary and Bar Association elections. Khaled Dawoud reports
Collective sigh of relief
No'man Gomaa easily beat three rivals to be elected chairman of the opposition Wafd Party. Shaden Shehab followed events as the result unfolded
After the fact
The prosecutor-general has ordered a belated investigation into the killing of Egyptian POWs by Israeli soldiers. The reaction of human rights activists has been lukewarm, reports Amira Howeidy
Royal visit
Demarcation line made clear

Rulings against violence
BBC and Planetarabia online
Million dollar garbage
Pilots take a stand
Visions of the Madonna
False prophetess condemned
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