Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 December 2007
Issue No. 874
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

North and south
On a two-leg European tour, President Hosni Mubarak this week is trying to promote business with and investment in Egypt. Mubarak arrived Monday in Athens for talks with a heavy trade and investment focus...
Jihad reconsidered Jailan Halawi assesses the possible impact of Jihad founder Sayed Emam's revised ideology on the global movement
Interpellations refused
Opposition and independent MPs may be firing a barrage of questions at government ministers but not all of them are getting through, writes Gamal Essam El-Din
Pressure and release
In the wake of fresh clashes between North Sinai security forces and Bedouin families, relations between locals and the authorities are tense, reports Serene Assir
Law foiled
Will President Mubarak's latest intervention contain the simmering conflict between judges and the minister of justice, asks Mona El-Nahhas
Not backing down
Property tax workers are increasingly optimistic that their strike will succeed, reports Serene Assir
End of term exams threatened
University teachers issue the government with a two-week deadline to respond to their demands before escalating action, Mona El-Nahhas reports
Students in action
Reem Leila reports on last week's protests by Cairo and Helwan University students

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