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

Snubbing Dubai
Dubai ports debacle threatens the US trade agenda in the Middle East, writes Emad Mekay from Washington
The compelling lobby
According to a recent study, the Israel lobby in the US dictates Washington's Middle East policy. Emad Mekay reviews the report
Winds of change
Cuba is seeking partners in the region to resuscitate the non-alignment movement, writes Faiza Rady
More German than German
Muslim immigrants seeking German nationality will have to pass a not-so-delicately devised test, while the German government is having answer to some tricky questions of its own, writes Rania Jaafar
Belarus opts for its Batka
From Moscow Shohdy Naguib assesses the intricacies of the presidential elections in Belarus
France takes to the streets
Protests that saw up to a million people on the streets of French cities last weekend could spell the end of prime minister Dominique de Villepin's presidential ambitions, writes David Tresilian in Paris
'Justice denied'
The sudden death before verdict of former Yugoslav president Slobodan Milosevic while on trial for war crimes has disappointed many and dealt a blow to the Hague tribunal, reports Tamam Ahmed Jama from the Hague

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