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Farah Halime
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Voice from the grave: Omar Suleiman’s testimony

The judge made his final call today, confirming the death sentence of former Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi, a crucial step...

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Egypt’s secret Swiss bank

Nestled in the heart of downtown Cairo is the opulent headquarters of Arab International Bank, a secretive bank that has...

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Why one foreign investor left Egypt

One of the key markers of a thriving economy is whether investors are committed.   For Egypt, attracting investors has...

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Why Egypt's army is bad at doing business

General Abdel Fattah el-Sisi must be revelling in the image of an all-powerful oligarch created by the media.   Apparently...

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Is the worst over for Egypt’s economy?

Could Egypt’s economy be on the road to recovery?   Some indicators suggest this might be the case. According to...

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From Washington, with a slap

News that Washington will suspend a sizeable chunk of military aid to Egypt was met with little more than a...

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Egypt's Misguided Liberals

Questions were already being raised about Egypt’s new liberals and whether they really were as democratic as they claimed to...

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Egypt’s Spin Doctors

Words, Rudyard Kipling once said, are the most powerful drug used by mankind. Individuals, companies, political parties and governments will...

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Making the most of Gulf aid to Egypt

We may not like it, but Egypt desperately needs Gulf money. So why not change the way the Gulf lends money to...

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The Return Of Egypt’s Elite

Those who were punished under Mohammed Morsy are getting their own back. The chief executive of Egypt’s biggest construction company,...

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Why Egypt’s pound is not strengthening

Take a look at this chart, which the Central Bank has been proudly parading this month: (Bloomberg) It shows how...

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What's next for Egypt's economy?

Egypt’s army has put the country on a path to economic destruction. Not only will foreign investors stay away from...

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Why Egypt's energy bill is higher than official figures suggest

Egypt’s energy bill, already a whopping $17 billion, is probably much higher than official figures suggest. The country is losing...

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Secret document: Egypt could take military action over Nile

Secret documents released last month by WikiLeaks from Stratfor, a private intelligence company that sells security information to clients, show...

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