Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 October 2007
Issue No. 865
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Mirror, mirror on the wall
Fatah confronts itself in Gaza, and it's not a pretty picture, observes Saleh Al-Naami
De facto recognition for the Zionist entity?
Dina Ezzat tries to assess the Arabs' possible gains and concessions in the next peace meeting
Seven years on
As Palestinians mark a sad anniversary, their plight continues to worsen, laments Khaled Amayreh
Haidar Abdul-Shafi (10 June 1919 - 25 September 2007)
In the death of Haider Abdul-Shafi, Palestine has lost a legend whose message and struggle are more important now than ever, writes Ramzy Baroud
Trick or treat?
An initiative for political reform announced last week by Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, boycotted by the three main opposition parties, has sparked various reactions among politicians, writes Nasser Arrabyee
Guards and 'green salt'
The Iranian-Western showdown moves into high gear with parliaments throwing down gauntlets and much more, as Mustafa El-Labbad sits back and watches the fireworks
Break the stalemate
"Consensus" was the word on almost all lips this week, but there's been nothing to show for it in the presidential race yet, reports Lucy Fielder
'United we stand'
Plans to partition Iraq are causing a political earthquake, says Nermeen Al-Mufti
Sudan's heart of darkness
The gruesome murder of AU peacekeepers raises questions about the credibility of attempts to stop the violence in Darfur, warns Gamal Nkrumah

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