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  1. March 27, 2014

    Can populism and putsch work in Egypt?

    Nine months after overthrowing the elected Islamist government of Mohamed Morsi, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the army chief who...

  2. March 23, 2014

    Time for frank US talk with Saudis

    When President Barack Obama meets King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia this week, there are likely to be sharp exchanges behind the...

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  1. February 28, 2014

    A tyrant’s overthrow is not a sure end to oppression

    First Tahrir Square, then last year’s Gezi protests in Istanbul, and now Kiev, Caracas, Sarajevo and Bangkok – people have...

  2. February 25, 2014

    Ibrahim Mehleb asked to form government in Egypt

    Egypt’s housing minister, a member of the deposed regime of former president Hosni Mubarak, has been named as head of the...

  3. beyondbrics

    February 18, 2014

    Egypt: back to 2008 levels

    Source: Bloomberg Who says military rule is bad for stock markets? The EGX30, Egypt’s main stock index, is now over 7,700 –...

  4. February 12, 2014

    Egypt outlook raised to ‘stable’ by Fitch but risks ‘substantial’

    Funds from Gulf countries have helped stabilise Egypt’s outlook but the country still faces “substantial risks and...

  5. February 12, 2014

    Egypt needs inclusive reform not coercive populism

    Any day now, the transition envisaged by Egypt’s military after July’s coup d’état will be all but completed, with the...

  6. February 9, 2014

    The forces of centralisation cannot recapture Egypt

    The perception, as defence minister Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is catapulted towards the presidency, that Egypt is returning to...

  7. January 28, 2014

    Jingoistic nationalism replaces revolution in Egypt

    Outside the courthouse where deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi was on trial on Tuesday, a supporter of Field Marshal...

  8. January 25, 2014

    At least 49 dead as violence marks anniversary of Egypt uprising

    Street clashes and explosions erupted across Egypt on Saturday, the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising against Hosni...

  9. January 25, 2014

    Bomb blast in Cairo as Egypt marks third anniversary of uprising

    CAIRO, Jan 25 – A bomb exploded near a police academy in Cairo on Saturday, security sources said, a day after a wave of...

  10. January 24, 2014

    Cairo rocked by blasts on eve of anniversary of Egypt uprising

    Four explosions struck security installations in the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing at least six people and injuring...

  11. beyondbrics

    January 20, 2014

    Guest post: Egypt’s economic reformers bet on new sales tax

    By Richard Asquith of TMF Group It has been a difficult three years for Egypt, both politically and economically. The...

  12. January 18, 2014

    Egypt’s new constitution gets 98% ‘Yes’ vote

    A constitution backed by the military and the interim government installed after last year’s coup was approved by 98.1 per...

  13. January 12, 2014

    New constitution, old restoration

    Egyptians this week vote on a new constitution, drawn up under military tutelage after July’s coup d’état against the...

  14. December 21, 2013

    Egypt sends Morsi to trial in third case

    CAIRO, Dec 21 – Egypt’s deposed Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi, and 129 others including members of Hamas and Hizbollah,...

  15. December 18, 2013

    Egypt’s military returns to centre stage

    When young secular rights activists tried to defy a law issued by Egypt’s military-backed authorities to restrict protests,...

  16. November 20, 2013

    Russia cannot replace America in the Middle East

    The hardening conviction among America’s Arab and Israeli allies that the US is no longer a reliable partner in the sinuous...

  17. FT Photo Diary

    November 19, 2013

    Anti-military anger in Egypt

    Mahmoud Khaled/AFP Egyptians gather in Cairo’s Mohammed Mahmud street to mark the two-year anniversary of anti-military...

  18. November 5, 2013

    Mohamed Morsi trial just latest sign Egypt is on the wrong path

    Egyptians must be suffering from presidential trial fatigue. In less than three years, two presidents have been jailed and...

  19. November 4, 2013

    Deposed Egypt president Mohamed Morsi defiant as trial adjourned

    Egypt’s ousted Islamist president, Mohamed Morsi, on Monday defiantly insisted he was the country’s legitimate leader as his...

  20. October 31, 2013

    Middle East: Against the law

    About once a month for the past year, Moroccan lawyer Reda Oulamine has set aside the tax and corporate cases at his...

  21. October 27, 2013

    Stolen asset laws to be reviewed as Arab states seek redress

    UK laws on how stolen assets are frozen and repatriated are to be reviewed as Arab states try to recover assets that they...

  22. beyondbrics

    October 23, 2013

    Egypt: EGX30 party time

    The news out of Egypt may seem unremittingly bad of late but here’s something to cheer equity investors: the benchmark Cairo...

  23. October 20, 2013

    Cracks appear in Egypt’s interim government

    A dispute between liberals and authoritarians in Egypt’s cabinet over a law regulating public protests has laid bare cracks...

  24. beyondbrics

    September 20, 2013

    Egypt's tourist numbers just fell off a cliff

    Egypt’s problems are not exactly unknown. The question for potential tourists is whether things are so bad they should stay...

  25. beyondbrics

    September 20, 2013

    Guest post: Egypt's problems will not be solved by aid alone

    By Elizabeth Stephens of JLT Specialty Investor confidence and the prospects for international businesses operating in Egypt...

  26. September 12, 2013

    Egypt’s interim government extends state of emergency

    Egypt’s military-installed interim government has extended a state of emergency for another two months, raising fears of a...

  27. August 25, 2013

    Twin trials showcase Egypt’s momentous political reversal

    Muslim Brotherhood leaders in Egypt, and their arch-enemy, Hosni Mubarak, faced separate trials in Cairo on Sunday – in both...

  28. August 23, 2013

    Storm in the Arab world will not abate

    Back in 2011, the wave of popular upheaval across the Middle East suggested that decades of dictatorship might be at an end....

  29. August 22, 2013

    Hosni Mubarak released from Egypt prison

    Deposed president Hosni Mubarak was released from a Cairo prison on Thursday, in a symbolic move likely to further fuel...

  30. August 21, 2013

    Egypt court orders release of Hosni Mubarak on bail

    Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian strongman ousted in the 2011 popular revolution at the heart of the Arab spring, could be...

  31. August 20, 2013

    Egyptians will no longer put up with authoritarians

    For millions of us who live in Egypt, the western bias towards the Muslim Brotherhood is unmistakable. Yes, innocent...

  32. August 19, 2013

    Stability, not an election, is what Egypt needs now

    If you are going to intervene in a foreign country, it helps to know what you want to happen. But on Egypt – and Syria, too...

  33. August 19, 2013

    Egypt court clears way for Mubarak to be freed

    Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who was ousted in a popular uprising in 2011, could soon be released from prison...

  34. The World

    August 19, 2013

    Q&A: Banning the Brotherhood

    Supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi protest the killing of his supporters by the security forces. (Getty) Egyptian...

  35. August 18, 2013

    EU considers suspension of €5bn in aid to Egypt

    The EU is to “urgently review” relations with Egypt and will consider suspending aid to the country, as international...

  36. August 15, 2013

    Foreign companies close offices amid fears of violence in Egypt

    Foreign companies operating in Egypt have shut factories and closed offices in response to violent clashes between...

  37. The World

    August 15, 2013

    Why Egypt’s army can ignore the US

    Army chief Gen Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on an anti-Islamist protester's placard. US president Obama is depicted as a supporter...

  38. August 15, 2013

    Western leaders struggle for response to Egyptian violence

    The US cancelled joint exercises with Egypt’s military on Thursday but stopped short of suspending aid to Cairo as western...

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