Al-Ahram Weekly Online   12 - 18 March 2009
Issue No. 938
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Constitutional celebration
Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Constitutional Court on Saturday, President Hosni Mubarak said that "the government has never refrained from implementing a single ruling issued by the constitutional judiciary since its establishment"...
Standing by Sudan
It won't be fun for Egypt if Sudan breaks up, or breaks down under pressure. So Cairo stands by Khartoum come what may, notes Gamal Nkrumah
The balance sheet
Reem Leila reviews progress in the battle to empower women
What's in a visit?
Gamal Essam El-Din attempts to decipher the reasons and results of Gamal Mubarak's trip to the US last week
Eighteenth-Dynasty courtier's bling found
Five gold earrings and two rings dating from the early to mid-18th Dynasty have been unearthed in the rock-hewn tomb of Djehuty, the overseer of Treasure and Works during the reign of Queen Hatshepsut. Nevine El-Aref reports
Hands off, and we mean it
Parliament is shortly expected to endorse a draft law outlining severer penalties for antiquities trafficking and copyright of Egypt's heritage, Nevine El-Aref reports

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