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

Israel murders more Palestinians
A two-year-old is among the victims of a barrage of violence Israel this week thrust on the Palestinians, writes Khaled Amayreh in the West Bank
The game of buying time
A new initiative tabled by Shaul Mofaz has nothing to do with real peace with the Palestinians, writes Saleh Al-Naami
Libya: three steps to fight chaos
Action has to be taken if Libya is to step back from the brink and not collapse entirely, becoming another Somalia, writes Hassan Fathi Al-Qashawi
Sudan's imminent uprising
Economic hardship is joining corruption, war and crackdowns among the grievances of Sudan's citizens against the ruling regime as political forces unite for change, writes Asmaa El-Husseini
A response from Washington?
Although Iraq is not an issue in this year's US presidential elections, Washington may need to figure out how to deal with the growing mess in the country, writes Salah Nasrawi
Succession worries surface in Saudi Arabia
The passing of Crown Prince Nayef on Saturday underscores just how fragile, and elderly, the Saudi leadership is, reports Rasheed Abul-Samh
Postponing confrontation?
With Russia calling for an international conference on Syria and Kofi Anan proposing the creation of a contact group to deal with the crisis, such ideas may be merely putting off the inevitable confrontation, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus

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