Al-Ahram Weekly Online   24 - 30 June 2010
Issue No. 1004
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

New look Shura
The consultative upper house holds a procedural meeting today to elect its chairman, his two deputies and the heads of 12 committees, Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Killer denied
A German court rules that the killer of Marwa El-Sherbini has no right to appeal, reports Doaa El-Bey
Threat to marine
As the Gulf of Mexico oil leak continues to dominate headlines, Egypt experienced its own oil-related ecological menace, reports Mahmoud Bakr
Glittering prizes
Nevine El-Aref provides a rundown of this year's State Award winners
Place of pride
A village in Port Said has become a landmark in the fight against female genital mutilation, reports Reem Leila P>
El-Baradei pushes for boycott
Calls to boycott parliamentary and presidential elections seek to embarass the ruling NDP, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Legal stand-off
Judges and lawyers remain at loggerheads after two lawyers accused of attacking a Tanta prosecutor are denied bail, reports Reem Leila
The fallout
The death in police custody of 28-year-old Khaled Said from Alexandria continues to send ripples at home and abroad, reports Mohamed El-Sayed

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