Al-Ahram Weekly Online
8 - 14 November 2001
Issue No.559
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ArafatSeeking security for all
Egypt is insisting that combating terrorism should go hand in hand with moves towards peace in the Middle East. Nevine Khalil looks at Cairo's latest diplomatic moves

Time for action
The Middle East peace process remained the main topic of discussion at the fifth EuroMed meetings. But this year international terrorism also shared the spotlight. Soha Abdelaty reports

MPs gear up for a fray
NDP elders are keen for parliamentary affairs to continue in the vein of sessions past. But fireworks are expected from the opposition. Why? The US war in Afghanistan, naturally. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

Out on a limb
A row within the hitherto marginal Misr Party has brought the number of suspended political parties up to seven

In search of the civil
'Civil society in the future' was the theme of a two day-conference held this week. It was unclear whose future was being debated, writes Mariz Tadros

Al-Kosheh dossier reopened
Tensions were high at the opening of the retrial of 96 men suspected of involvement in sectarian clashes in Al-Kosheh, reports Khaled Dawoud

Real life monster?
After days of playing hide-and-seek with the police, an actress who allegedly tortured her maid has been arrested. Rana Allam reports

Arab women solidarity
11 September fallout
Remanded in custody
Defining jihad
Discovering the unexpected

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