Al-Ahram Weekly Online   18 - 24 October 2012
Issue No. 1119
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Military messages on Sinai
Ahmed Eleiba decodes the messages on Sinai sent by Egypt's president and minister of defence during the Nasr-8 exercises
Waiting for the winner
Amani Maged reviews the programmes of the two leading candidates for the chair of the Freedom and Justice Party
Up for debate
The Constituent Assembly has put the long-awaited draft of the country's new constitution up for public debate after members were able to settle most of their ideological differences, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Catching the big fish
The Illicit Gains Authority has stepped up its investigations into the wealth of key figures from the former Mubarak regime, reports Gamal Essam El-Din
Yesterday's men
The failure to build a convincing case against the Battle of the Camel defendants has led many to question the impartiality of the investigating authorities, reports Reem Leila
Not a lifetime job
Attempts to remove Prosecutor-General Mahmoud from his job have been caught up in legal and constitutional restrictions, writes Mona El-Nahhas
Lords of misrule
Civil political forces vow to stage more anti-Morsi demonstrations, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
Papal choices
A shortlist of five potential successors to Pope Shenouda III has been announced, reports Michael Adel
Tensions with the UAE
Doaa El-Bey looks at the implications of another attack by the UAE on Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood
All at once
Doctors on strike intend to submit resignations en masse to pressure the government into meeting their demands, reports Reem Leila
An end to late nights?
Setting early working hours for shops might not be the open and shut case the government assumes, writes Ahmed Morsy
Palace-turned-prison turns to rubble
Almost three decades after the death of Egypt's first president Mohamed Naguib, the Zeinab Al-Wakil Palace where he was confined after being ousted by Gamal Abdel-Nasser has been demolished. Nevine El-Aref reports

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