Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 November 2010
Issue No. 1022
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Countdown to a showdown
It might be just a conflict between the north and south and it might be a worse scenario with regional interventions but the future of Sudan looks disturbing, reports Dina Ezzat
Still pushing
Egyptian officials are exerting continuous efforts to put the peace process back on track...
Destination Mecca
Egyptian airports are busy sending dozens of daily flights to Saudi Arabia to transport some 90,000 Egyptian pilgrims to the holy lands in the kingdom. Amirah Ibrahim reports
Rape in school
Reem Leila reports on a schoolboy who was reportedly raped by his classmates
Just your ID
Voters now need only their ID cards to vote in the upcoming parliamentary elections, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Before the big battle
Gamal Mubarak says the 28 November parliamentary polls will be a turning point in Egypt's political life. Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Get the most through the door
Registration for parliamentary elections began yesterday with most political forces aiming to field as many candidates as possible, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
When a prince helped out the Sphinx
The remaining part of a large mudbrick wall built by an 18th-Dynasty Pharaoh to protect the Sphinx from the desert wind has been uncovered on the Giza plateau, reports Nevine El-Aref

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