Al-Ahram Weekly Online   2 - 8 April 2009
Issue No. 941
Egypt
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Export drive
IN HIS EFFORT to boost production in all governorates, President Hosni Mubarak visited the industrial zone northwest of the Gulf of Suez on Tuesday...
When push comes to shove
Relations between Egypt and Qatar could get worse before they get better, Dina Ezzat reports from Doha
A sense of optimism
Following his return from the US Gamal Mubarak embarked on a well publicised trip to some of Egypt's poorest villages, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Lights out
Popular tourist attractions went dark across the country on Saturday in response to the global call for action against global warming, Maya Madkour reports.
Flying in the face of challenge
According to a World Health Organisation report, Egypt is on the front line in the battle against avian flu. Reem Leila examines the threat
Electing guidance
Khalil El-Anani examines the ramifications of the Muslim Brotherhood leader's decision not to remain in his post
Fiery day
Four fires erupted within hours of one another on Sunday. The first blaze started at the popular five-storey store Al-Tawhid wal Nour in Helwan and devastated it completely, causing LE15 million of damage. It took 10 fire engines four hours to put the fire out...
Second opinions
Unity among doctors pressing for better pay and conditions is on the verge of splintering

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