Al-Ahram Weekly Online   7 - 13 February 2008
Issue No. 883
Egypt
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Facing facts
As Egypt's border with Gaza is resealed, there are no easy answers to the continuing dilemma facing both sides, writes Doaa El-Bey
Back to Ibn Khaldoun
The life and works of Ibn Khaldoun were recalled during an exhibition attended by Mrs Suzanne Mubarak and Spanish King Juan Carlos. Nevine El-Aref attended the high-profile event
Library special
Twelve years after its foundation stone was laid, Cairo University's Central Library has been inaugurated, reports Nevine El-Aref
Doctors' dilemma
The incentive package the Ministry of Health has proposed for doctors does not even begin to meet their basic demands, writes Hala Sakr
Clampdown
Serene Assir reports from Arish on measures to repatriate Palestinians who flooded across the border with Gaza
The inward eye
An ex-Jihad leader tells Jailan Halawi of his years of imprisonment and future hopes
Shura blasts Al-Azhar demonstrations
The Shura Council has approved a draft law banning demonstrations in and around places of worship, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Radioactive fallout
A box laden with radioactive iodine has the people of a rural governorate panicking. Reem Leila reports on the danger in the ground
Obituary: Born to teach
Enayat Saad El-Din (1921-2008)
Nature versus technology
Reem Leila examines the ripple effects of the breakdown of Internet services in the region

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