Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 August 2011
Issue No. 1059
Egypt
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Given another chance
Youth movements insist last Friday's mass protest was an opportunity to restore public confidence in them, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Islamist Friday
Amani Maged ponders what can be learned from last week's show of Islamist strength
Al-Qaeda in Sinai?
Security and military forces begin to tighten their grip on north and central Sinai following an attempt to take over the police headquarters in Arish, reports Jailan Halawi
Defining treason
Changes to a 60-year-old law seek to make it easier to prosecute senior figures from the ousted regime, writes Gamal Essam El-Din
Army asked for evidence
The concerted campaign against the 6 April Movement may yet backfire , writes Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Stalemate
The Church has announced it will stand its ground. Copts demanding the right to divorce and remarry say they will battle on, reports Rasha Sadek
Fragments from Carter's collection return home
Nineteen treasured artefacts found in the tomb of Tutankhamun will go on special display at the Egyptian Museum for the first time upon their arrival from New York on Tuesday, Nevine El-Aref reports
Mending fences
Common interests must be pin-pointed before any significant thaw in Egyptian-Iranian relations, writes Doaa El-Bey

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