Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 August 2009
Issue No. 959
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Stability key to security
In two separate statements this week President Hosni Mubarak and Foreign Minister Ahmed Abul-Gheit stressed that Egypt will work for regional stability in line with national security priorities...
Peace among Nile nations
The new air of optimism concerning cooperation among Nile Basin countries is set to mark a definite break with the tempestuous past, writes Gamal Nkrumah
Back to the future
Nobel Prize laureate Ahmed Zewail charts a 21st century course for Egypt, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Ottoman museum reopens
The Rosetta National Museum was officially inaugurated last week by President Hosni Mubarak, reports Nevine El-Aref
Still the economy
Economic prospects top the public's concerns according to the NDP's nationwide poll, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Pilgrims' progress
Amirah Ibrahim reports on new restrictions imposed on those travelling to Saudi Arabia from Egyptian airports
Expert witnesses
Reports that experts at the Ministry of Justice had ended their sit-in prove premature, says Mona El-Nahhas
Water woes
Recent outbreaks of typhoid cast doubts on the quality of potable water in Egypt, reports Mohamed El-Sayed

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