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  1. beyondbrics

    8 hours ago

    Egypt's al-Sisi: so far so good, say economists

    After 100 days in power, Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been given a cautious thumbs up by economists. Al-Sisi,...

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  1. September 1, 2014

    Sisi bolsters nationalist appeal with $8bn Suez Canal investment

    Egypt to invest $8bn expanding Suez Canal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s president, has made the Suez Canal the centrepiece...

  2. Nick Butler

    August 3, 2014

    Egypt's looming energy crisis

    A protester waves the Egyptian flag (Getty) After a decade of introspection, Europe is being forced to confront the...

  3. July 22, 2014

    Gaza ceasefire talks make little progress

    International efforts to secure an end to the hostilities in Gaza appeared stalled on Tuesday after John Kerry, the US...

  4. July 10, 2014

    Egypt reluctant to help Hamas obtain ceasefire deal with Israel

    Whenever conflict has broken out in recent years between Israel and Hamas, the Islamist group that controls Gaza, mediators...

  5. July 9, 2014

    United Arab Emirates detains two Qatari citizens on spying charges

    The United Arab Emirates has detained two Qatari citizens amid accusations of spying, in a move that threatens to sour...

  6. July 8, 2014

    Egyptians rail against government as fuel costs soar

    Drinking tea as they waited for passengers on a Ramadan evening, furious minibus drivers at a station in Imbaba, an...

  7. July 7, 2014

    Naguib Sawiris’s bid for EFG-Hermes shares falls short

    A bid led by Naguib Sawiris, Egypt’s telecoms tycoon, to acquire a 20 per cent stake in EFG-Hermes, the Cairo-based regional...

  8. July 5, 2014

    Egypt sharply raises energy prices

    Egypt on Saturday implemented a long-feared hike in energy prices after the government pledged to reduce a gaping budget...

  9. July 1, 2014

    Saudis name top intelligence chief

    Prince Khalid bin Bandar al-Saud, a senior member of the Saudi royal family, has been named top intelligence chief, as the...

  10. June 30, 2014

    Egypt cuts spending on energy subsidies by a third in new budget

    Egypt has slashed spending on energy subsidies by almost a third in its budget for 2014-15 in an effort to reduce a deficit...

  11. June 24, 2014

    Egypt’s president to donate personal income as austerity looms

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, elected last month as Egypt’s president, has pledged to donate half his salary and personal wealth to...

  12. June 24, 2014

    Egypt’s president will not interfere in Al Jazeera case

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s president, said he would not interfere in the judiciary following international condemnation...

  13. June 23, 2014

    International outrage as Egypt jails Al Jazeera journalists

    A Cairo court has provoked international outrage and concerns over freedom of expression in Egypt after handing harsh prison...

  14. June 21, 2014

    Egyptian court confirms Muslim Brotherhood death sentences

    CAIRO, June 21 – An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences against the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and 182...

  15. June 17, 2014

    Focus on status quo as new Egyptian government sworn in

    A new government has been sworn-in in Egypt – the first since Abdel Fattah al Sisi, the former defence minister, took office...

  16. June 11, 2014

    Cairo court jails Egyptian activists for 15 years each

    A court in Cairo has handed down a 15-year sentence to more than 20 activists including Alaa Abdel Fattah, an outspoken...

  17. June 11, 2014

    Egyptian court sentences secular activist to 15 years in jail

    A court in Cairo has handed down a 15-year sentence to more than 20 activists including Alaa Abdel Fattah, an outspoken...

  18. June 8, 2014

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sworn in as Egypt’s president

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egypt’s former army chief, was sworn in as president on Sunday, almost a year after the army ousted...

  19. June 5, 2014

    Strongmen are back to dash hopes of the Arab spring

    The Middle Eastern strongman is back. This week, Syria’s Bashar al-Assad staged an election in which he won a landslide...

  20. June 3, 2014

    Saudi Arabia calls on region to assist Egypt

    Saudi Arabia has called for a donor conference to assist Egypt as the Gulf’s Arab superpower seeks to muster regional...

  21. May 29, 2014

    Apathy over Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s triumph echoes Mubarak era

    Egypt’s former army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, won a predicted landslide victory over his sole challenger in the country’s...

  22. FT Alphaville

    May 29, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Paul has a look at the funding for lending scheme that ain’t funding much. NEWS Sisi...

  23. May 29, 2014

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi wins landslide victory in Egypt poll

    Egypt’s former army chief, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has won a crushing landslide victory over his only opponent in the...

  24. May 26, 2014

    Voters count on Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to revive Egypt’s economy

    Egyptians voted on Monday in a presidential election expected to deliver a landslide victory to Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the...

  25. May 25, 2014

    Egypt’s presidential vote expected to anoint Sisi

    Egyptians go to the polls on Monday and Tuesday to choose their new president, but few doubt that the outcome will be...

  26. May 22, 2014

    Egypt: Revolution to disillusion

    Mona Seif had a blunt response when Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Egyptian former army chief and clear frontrunner in next...

  27. May 20, 2014

    Khalifa Haftar’s anti-militia campaign divides Libya

    By Borzou Daragahi in Cairo To some Libyans, Khalifa Haftar is a hero who stood up to Muammer Gaddafi on the front lines of...

  28. May 19, 2014

    Egypt’s ‘other’ candidate insists he can win presidential poll

    “Hamdeen, son of the poor, you will trounce the field marshal,” chant supporters of Egypt’s “other” presidential candidate...

  29. May 19, 2014

    Europe has lost the ability to shape its neighbours

    In America, they have Super Tuesday. Europe is about to have a Super Sunday, with elections for the European Parliament...

  30. May 18, 2014

    Sisi keeps policy vague and democracy off the agenda in Egypt

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the army chief acclaimed by Egyptians as saving them from the self-destructively partisan and...

  31. beyondbrics

    May 16, 2014

    Egypt pledges reform, seeks investor support

    With Egypt’s presidential election approaching fast, representatives from the Egyptian government and financial community...

  32. May 15, 2014

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi supporters crave security in Egypt

    Mohamed Kamal had just dropped off a passenger in his Cairo district of Shubra el-Kheima on a recent afternoon when three...

  33. May 7, 2014

    Sisi vows to put state at heart of Egypt’s economy

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former defence minister expected to win Egypt’s presidential elections later this month, has...

  34. May 6, 2014

    Muslim Brotherhood ‘will no longer exist’ if Sisi wins elections

    Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former Egyptian defence minister widely expected to become the country’s next president, has vowed...

  35. April 23, 2014

    Too soon to embrace Sisi – Egypt is an unpredictable place

    Egypt’s authorities are meticulously preparing a glorious election that will elevate the former military chief Abdel Fattah...

  36. April 23, 2014

    Tony Blair launches push to back ‘moderate’ Islam

    The west should “take sides” in the battle between moderate and radical Muslims in the Arab world, Tony Blair will say on...

  37. March 30, 2014

    Egypt presidential election set for late May

    Egypt’s presidential election, expected to formalise the de facto rule of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi , is to be...

  38. March 28, 2014

    Egypt’s challenges could swiftly undermine Sisi’s popularity

    His picture has been printed by adoring supporters on chocolates, jewellery and even pyjamas, and for weeks his face has...

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