Al-Ahram Weekly Online   8 - 14 March 2012
Issue No. 1088
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

What independence?
Judges' anger at what they say is flagrant interference in their work is growing, reports Mona El-Nahhas
NGO crisis on hold
Following last week's lifting of the travel ban on six American NGO employees the US is carefully watching the repercussions on Egyptian public opinion, reports Ezzat Ibrahim from Washington
Muddy waters
Who gains what from the debacle that has engulfed the legal case against unlicensed NGOs? Mohamed Abdel-Baky reports
The struggle for consensus
The window closes today for receiving proposals on the formation of the 100-member committee tasked with drafting Egypt's new constitution, writes Gamal Essam El-Din
Time runs out
Kamal El-Ganzouri's government is unlikely to survive beyond 11 March, writes Amani Maged
Little things stopping Saudi aid
Saudi Arabia is blaming procedural matters for the delay in financial assistance to Egypt, reports Doaa El-Bey
Private protest
Students at the German University in Cairo continue to demonstrate, reports Reem Leila
Lying in vain
Salafi MP Anwar El-Balkemi has clearly never heard of Pinocchio, reports Reem Leila
Aiding espionage?
The seriousness of the charges faced by four Mobinil employees is unclear, reports Ahmed Kotb

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