Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 October 2011
Issue No. 1067
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Similar sense of victory
In the wake of the revolution, the anniversary of the 1973 October War is being commemorated with renewed passion, reports Amirah Ibrahim
Tantawi breaks his silence
Celebrations marking the 38th anniversary of the October War arrive amid growing criticism of the performance of the military council, reports Amirah Ibrahim
When is a threat not a threat?
When it's a boycott, of course. Gamal Essam El-Din examines a week in which what began as a political crisis descended into farce
End of the affair?
Is the pact between the Wafd and the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party over? No one seems to know, writes Mona El-Nahhas
New bottles, old wine
Al-Ahram Weekly reports on the migration of NDP members to a number of new political parties, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Church fire fires up Copts
Dozens of angry Copts protested in front of the National Radio and Television building against the torching of the Marinab Church. Reem Leila reports
Grapel stays
US attempts to release an alleged American-Israeli spy have yet to succeed, reports Doaa El-Bey
Budding consensus
Last Friday's protest saw a majority of political groups united in their goals, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Look at it again
In a symposium on Egyptian-Israeli relations, participants believed a review of the peace treaty was needed, reports Doaa El-Bey
Surprise presence
An unexpected visitor was at the opening of the Alexandria Book and IT Fair, Nevine El-Aref reports
What price security?
Mohamed Abdel-Baky reports on the fallout from a widely circulated video clip showing two suspects being mistreated by the police
Mixed messages
Officials say bus drivers will soon be back at work. Not so, say the strikers, reports Reem Leila
Other presidents in danger
Professors of five public universities have been on strike since the beginning of the new academic year, demanding the dismissal or resignation of their presidents, Reem Leila reports
No treasure in archaeologists' vaults
Nevine El-Aref asks what the future holds for Egypt's antiquities, and how the new man at the helm plans to handle a department threatened by a critical lack of funds

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