Al-Ahram Weekly Online
21 - 27 March 2002
Issue No.578
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MPs demand delivery not promise
The recent limited cabinet reshuffle seems to have done little to save Prime Minister Atef Ebeid's government from accusations of poor performance. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

Pre-summit soul-searching
Cairo has been abuzz with discussions between Arab officials, visiting to coordinate next Wednesday's summit agenda. Nevine Khalil reports

Science serving the poor
International experts converged on Alexandria this week to discuss how biotechnology can be used as a development tool. Fatemah Farag attended

New mindsets for a new age
For Egypt to achieve its goal of modernisation, its people will have to adopt a completely new approach, a women's conference in Minya concluded. Dahlia Hammouda writes

'We are not afraid'
For a second week, student protests, expressing solidarity with Palestinians and opposition to Sharon's crimes, continued in most Egyptian universities. Khaled Dawoud reports

Veiled freedom
The case of a Shorouq Airlines co-pilot, fired for wearing the veil, will be heard by the Labour Court later this month. Mona El-Nahhas reports

Newsreel
Over the border
Egyptians in Guantanamo
Militant retried
No khul' for Copts


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