Al-Ahram Weekly Online
4 -10 April 2002
Issue No.580
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Pondering the next step
Warning, in the strongest terms, against Sharon's "insane" offensive against the Palestinian leadership and people, Cairo is keeping other options open. Soha Abdelaty reports

NDP sweeps poll by default
To the opposition parties' dismay, Egypt's ruling NDP party has announced that at least 70 per cent of its candidates have already won next week's municipal elections unopposed. Gamal Essam El-Din reports

A massive popular outburst against Israel's brutal invasion of the Palestinian territories is sending a powerful message of solidarity to the Palestinians, and other messages closer to home. Amira Howeidy recounts the story of an unusual week on Egyptian streets

Egyptian-Greek views
Amateur espionage
Acts of martyrdom
TV show in hot spot
Held indefinitely
Finally divorced

Tens of thousands of Egyptians were hitting the streets daily this week, expressing their outrage at Israel's brutal invasion of Palestinian territories and solidarity with the Palestinians' determined struggle for independence
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