Al-Ahram Weekly Online   23 - 29 March 2006
Issue No. 787
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Weight loss
Egypt's role in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict appears to be slipping, reports Dina Ezzat
Focus on Upper Egypt
Dina Ezzat reports on President Mubarak's mediation between the government and NDP MPs from Upper Egypt
Moussa gets the nod
Egypt wants Amr Moussa to get a second term in office as Arab League secretary-general but Dina Ezzat reports that not all parties are in favour
Judges stand their ground
Mona El-Nahhas reports on the continuing stand-off between judges and the state
Pressing ahead with protest
Shaden Shehab finds that journalists are adamant about taking whatever steps are necessary to force the government to abandon prison sentences for publication offences
Freedom, or the lack of it
Serene Assir reports as regional journalists gather to discuss Middle East press freedom
The royal purpose
The visit to Egypt by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall is celebrated as a golden opportunity to mend fences between the West and the Islamic world. Gamal Nkrumah and Mohamed El-Sayed trace the royal couple's trail
'Now Danes respect Muslims'
In an interview with Al-Ahram Weekly, Islamic preacher Amr Khaled tells Gihan Shahine about the results of the controversial Copenhagen conference
Shura Council members face questions
Al-Salam 98 owner Mamdouh Ismail loses his immunity from prosecution almost a month and a half after the sinking of the ferry, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

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