Al-Ahram Weekly Online   17 - 23 March 2005
Issue No. 734
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

In slow motion
The second conference on Arab reform fails to impress Sherine Bahaa
Debating intervention
With or without foreign intervention Arab peoples seem determined to change the rules -- and may even be the rulers, writes Dina Ezzat
Business as usual?
Nevine Khalil delves behind the frost that has beset relations between Cairo and Washington
'A risk worth taking'
Ayman Nour tells Mona El-Nahhas that running for president and working to restore party unity top his post-release agenda
Enough, reiterated
The first Kifaya (Enough) conference underlined the rejection of the political establishment but offered no strategy on how it might be countered, reports Amira Howeidy
Demands up in the air
Air controllers end their week-long go-slow with none of their demands met, reports Amirah Ibrahim
'Nobody's listening'
The government-controlled GFTU tells Esco workers to go back to work or else, reports Faiza Rady
Accepting the other
Magda El-Ghitany reports on an initiative to promote the cultural chapter of the Barcelona Declaration
Equal citizenship
Egyptian Woman's Day was celebrated at the highest level this year. Reem Leila reports
Sixty years on
Lina Mahmoud attends events marking International Women's Day

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