Al-Ahram Weekly Online   8 - 14 January 2009
Issue No. 929
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

All eyes on Rafah
Egypt is under pressure to open the only exit from Gaza not under Israeli control. Amira Howeidy examines the legalities and symbolism of the Rafah border crossing
More than a challenge
As the aggression on Gaza intensifies, Cairo -- for right or wrong -- has come under fire for its crisis management. But can the recent Egyptian-French initiative limit the damage, asks Dina Ezzat
Demonstrating support
Reem Leila reports on the wave of protests in solidarity with Gaza
The blame game
When Arab parliamentarians met in Cairo on Sunday to discuss Israel's attacks on Cairo the result, writes Gamal Essam El-Din, was a predictable hurling of abuse

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