Al-Ahram Weekly On-line
5 - 11 April 2001
Issue No.528
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Victim Vale of tears
Tear or poison gas? Jonathan Cook, in the West Bank, investigates evidence of a new war crime

Candle in the storm
The main Land Day march in Israel this year was like an oasis in a region in turmoil. That precisely was its significance. Graham Usher reports from the Galilee village where Land Day began 25 years ago

Green light for terror
Knowing they have a war cabinet in office, settlers in Hebron went on a rampage, terrorising Palestinians. Khaled Amayreh reports from the volatile West Bank town


In Amman last week, the Arabs set out to achieve reconcilliation, support the Palestinian Intifada and bolster the Arab League. Dina Ezzat, who was in the Jordanian capital for the summit, appraises the results
The unfinished task
A strong political will is needed if post-summit consultations on the Iraq issue are to lead to reconciliation
ConfrontationArafat's bitter options
The summit resolutions on Palestine may not be enough to secure the sustainability of the Intifada
More than a paint job
The new secretary-general of the Arab League has plenty of ambitious ideas for the organisation. But he will need to rouse it from its bureaucratic torpor first
Yemen's cabinet reshuffle
Massacres continue
A call for redeployment
Unemployment plague


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