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Al-Ahram Weekly Online   21 - 27 June 2012
Issue No. 1103
Egypt
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Consolidating power
The appendix to last year's interim Constitutional Declaration issued by SCAF ensures the generals remain in control, writes Gamal Essam El-Din
The rumour mill whirrs
News of Mubarak's death has been much exaggerated, writes Shaden Shehab
Jumping the gun
Everyone's a winner if you believe the presidential campaign teams, reports Mohamed Abdel-Baky
In lieu of results
Mohamed Mursi may become Mubarak's successor during post-revolution Egypt's most volatile moment to date. Then again, he might not. Either way the Brotherhood won't give up without a fight, writes Amira Howeidy
A two-edged sword
The Muslim Brotherhood may have won the presidential elections but they have lost any legislative clout, Gamal Essam El-Din reports
Old habits die hard
Local and foreign monitors say violations marring this week's presidential run-off will not affect the final results, Gihan Shahine reports
Bucking expectations
Early reports of a low turnout were wide of the mark, writes Reem Leila
Hamas heartened by apparent Mursi victory
Palestinians and Israelis react to the possible victory of Islamists in Egypt's presidential race, with Fatah and Tel Aviv left worried, writes Khaled Amayreh in Ramallah
Extra strength
To make up for the scrapping of the emergency law the government has granted the military and civil police and intelligence agents judicial powers, reports Reem Leila

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