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Tuesday,24 October, 2017
Issue 1138, 7 - 13 March 2013

Ahram Weekly

EGYPT

Calls for the army to return to politics add to the political quagmire, writes Ahmed Eleiba

President Obama, by executive order, could change history and bring peace to a long-troubled Middle East, if he acts with purpose, writes Paul Findley

Hamas claims it is being targeted by the Egyptian army in the flooding of cross border tunnels. Security experts say the moves are in defence of territorial integrity. Ahmed Eleiba

Amid a tense week calls for Copts to boycott the parliamentary ballot are growing, reports Michael Adel

Massive numbers of red locusts may be threatening Egypt’s agriculture, reports Reem Leila

Ezzat Ibrahim examines the likely agenda of US President Barack Obama’s forthcoming visit to Israel

The arrest of dozens of Egyptian Copts in Libya has cast light on the spread of extremist thinking in Egypt’s western neighbour, reports Doaa El-Bey

The focus of anti-Muslim Brotherhood protests has moved to the provinces, at least for now, writes Ahmed Morsy

Registration for the parliamentary ballot begins next Saturday. Few non-Islamists will take part, reports Gamal Essam El-Din

Mohamed Abdel-Baky reports on a week of clashes in Cairo

Gamal Nkrumah ponders the political implications of the Harlem Shake

Civil society organisations monitoring next month’s parliamentary polls are unhappy with regulations governing their work. Mohamed Abdel-Baky reports

Gehad Al-Haddad, Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson and senior advisor on foreign affairs, speaks with Omayma Abdel-Latif and Amira Howeidy on the myriad pitfalls of Egyptian politics

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