Al-Ahram Weekly Online
11 - 17 April 2002
Issue No.581
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OilBoycott Israel? Not so simple
Slamming Israel with an Arab boycott is not quite as straightforward as some might think. Dina Ezzat reports

Who will hurt first?
Iraq has announced it will stop oil supplies for a month. It may be shooting itself in the foot. Jasper Thornton reports

Autumn, 1973
A collective Arab oil embargo has not been used for almost three decades. Jasper Thornton looks at how it worked before

"Helplessness, deprivation and hatred"
Israeli closures are to blame for Palestinian economic desolation, says a World Bank report

Taking a stand
A boycott of Israel? The US, too? And by whom? Government, business or consumers? And would it work? Al-Ahram Weekly looks at the debates

Regional market gloom
The regional tension has done nothing but bolster the capital market woes. Sherine Abdel-Razek reports

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