Al-Ahram Weekly Online   16 - 22 December 2010
Issue No. 1027
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Stop this traffic
Mrs Mubarak used a two-day international forum against human trafficking in Luxor to announce Egypt's first national plan to tackle the phenomenon, reports Reem Leila
Down the Salafi road
A new study charts how the Muslim Brotherhood largely pushed itself to the fringes of society, writes Galal Nassar from Alexandria
Young Arabs and Africans contemplate the Nile
Water is often posited as a source of future conflict. What better subject, then, for a meeting of young people, writes Mahmoud Bakr
Parties fizzling out
Results of the parliamentary polls renewed internal divisions within the leftist opposition, Mona El-Nahhas reports
A mood of triumph
The ruling NDP was in high spirits this week, after securing a landslide victory in the recent parliamentary elections, Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Back to the shadow
In the wake of the parliamentary elections the opposition is being forced to review its tactics, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Hurt, charming and unassuming
The effortless influence of the elder son of the president is being again appreciated, Dina Ezzat reports
A gem in the landscape
Work will soon begin on the final phase of the planned Grand Egyptian Museum overlooking the Giza Plateau, Nevine El-Aref reports
Safe to swim
After a spate of shark attacks, Egyptian authorities have reopened Sharm El-Sheikh's shores, Reem Leila reports
Gale warnings
Amira Fouad witnessed Alexandria being pounded by last week's storm

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