Al-Ahram Weekly Online   2 - 8 August 2012
Issue No. 1109
Egypt
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

A dream come true
The Haniyeh-Mursi meeting in Cairo, though low-key and without serious objectives, is confirmation of a new era in Arab politics, writes Khaled Amayreh in the occupied Palestinian territories
The plot thickens
Dubai's chief of police has launched another attack on the Muslim Brotherhood, though with little obvious public reaction, writes Doaa El-Bey
Heart of the matter
The constitutional status of the military has yet to be decided, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Islamists and Arab constitutions
While many had hoped that the drafting of new constitutions in post-Arab Spring countries would reinforce a new consensus, Islamists are sowing more discord than harmony, writes Khalil El-Anani
Printed names
Despite opposition the Shura Council is set to announce the new editors-in-chief of state-owned newspapers on Sunday
Pick it up, switch it off
Voluntary campaigns may raise awareness over electricity consumption and rubbish collection but they cannot replace the role of the state, writes Reem Leila
Officer reshuffle
Changes in the police ranks have been made following alleged interference by the Muslim Brotherhood in the process, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
A trail of broken promises
The National Front for the Completion of the Revolution's demands that President Mohamed Mursi keep his pre-election pledges have fallen on deaf ears, reports Mona El-Nahhas

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