Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 September 2008
Issue No. 913
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Parliamentary postmortem
MPs and Interior Ministry officials joined the People's Assembly National Security and Defence Committee to hear the initial findings of the investigation into the fire that hit the Shura Council building on 19 August, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Another dry month
Not many householders are waiting for rain. It is water they want, from their taps, Reem Leila reports
Heated teachers, cool officials
School teachers continue to protest against what they see as humiliating exams they must take, Reem Leila reports
Eye on Gaza
Dina Ezzat charts the fortunes or otherwise of Cairo's latest attempts to contain the situation in Gaza
Bag of need
Rising poverty and escalating food prices make feeding the poor imperative, especially during Ramadan. Reem Leila presents a new plan for the holy month

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