Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 September 2012
Issue No. 1113
Region
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Spreading like wildfire
The Syrian crisis is spreading to other states in the region, threatening their stability, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus
Saleh back to the fore
As intense Yemeni-US attacks on Al-Qaeda continue, former president Saleh appears to be regaining popular support, writes Nasser Arrabyee
Inside the bubble
According to a prominent Syrian media figure, President Bashar Al-Assad is living in a self-created bubble and is trying to export the crisis, writes Bassel Ouda
Turkey split over Syria
The civil war in Syria, and Turkey's involvement in it, may come to threaten the stability of the Erdogan government, writes Sayed Abdel-Meguid in Ankara
A different view on the Palestinian legislative elections
The Palestinian people should boycott a third set of Palestinian legislative elections and choose a democratic alternative instead, writes Haidar Eid from Gaza
Jewish refugees?
With astounding gall, Israel is now claiming that more Jews "fled" Arab countries than Palestinians fled Palestine, writes Saleh Al-Naami
PA vows to hold elections
Local elections are on the cards, but Hamas continues to protest that it has no freedom to campaign in the West Bank, reports Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah
The Anne Frank and Rachel Corrie stories
US activist Rachel Corrie was brutally killed defending the rights of the Palestinians in Gaza. She would have been admired and defended by Anne Frank as a result of her universal call for justice in the face of war and terror, writes Jennifer Loewenstein
Squaring up on Syria
With Egypt stepping into the Syrian quagmire, Shia-Sunni rivalries are increasing as a result of the Syrian civil war, writes Salah Nasrawi
Government to go?
Jordan's incumbent government is leading the country into crisis, with neither the people nor parliamentarians satisfied with its performance, writes Khetam Malkawi

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