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    1. The World

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      Smart Reads 2 July 2015

      Angela Merkel is taking her revenge on Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras by insisting there can be no more talks on the...

    2. July 1, 2015

      Cairo soap opera casts Islamists as the bad guys

      The scene is a model of harmony in a cosmopolitan Middle East. Muslims, Christians and Jews live side by side, the Arabic...

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    1. Egypt

      Six months after the military coup that overthrew the elected Islamist government of M...
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    1. July 1, 2015

      Egypt militants kill at least 64 soldiers in co-ordinated attack in Sinai

      At least 64 soldiers were killed on Wednesday in a series of co-ordinated attacks claimed by militants from an affiliate of...

    2. June 29, 2015

      Egypt’s top prosecutor killed in car bomb

      Egypt’s prosecutor-general was killed in a car bomb outside his house in a busy upmarket Cairo neighbourhood on Monday in...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      June 17, 2015

      Rock diving on Cleopatra's Beach

      Visitors react on the rock as a man jumps into the water, above Cleopatra’s Beach, on a summer s day before the start of the...

    4. June 16, 2015

      Egypt court upholds Mohamed Morsi death sentence over jailbreak

      A court in Cairo has upheld the death sentence imposed in May on ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi over a prison...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      June 11, 2015

      Karnak temple in Luxor

      Tourists visit Karnak temple in Luxor, a town 700 kilometres (435 miles) south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Thursday....

    6. June 11, 2015

      Egypt court clears Sainsbury’s chief executive

      A court in Cairo has acquitted Mike Coupe, chief executive of J Sainsbury, of all charges against him in relation to a...

    7. June 10, 2015

      Suicide bomber strikes at Karnak temple in southern Egypt

      A suicide bomber blew himself up outside Karnak temple in the southern Egyptian town of Luxor on Wednesday after police...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      June 9, 2015

      Eleven death sentences

      Defendants on trial for the deaths in a riot following a football match in Port Said in February 2012, are seen behind bars...

    9. June 5, 2015

      Egypt’s new desert capital: metropolis or mirage?

      It may be a harsh and congested city, but the noisy jumble that is Cairo can still offer moments of beauty and pleasure that...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2015

      Supporting Mubarak

      A young supporter of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak is surrounded by an anti-Mubarak crowd outside the Court of...

    11. May 22, 2015

      Emaar Misr IPO seen as sign of Egyptian resurgence

      The announcement this week by Emaar Misr, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Gulf developer Emaar, that it planned to float a 13...

    12. May 18, 2015

      Cairo suspends capital gains tax after investor disquiet

      The Egyptian government has responded to investor pressure by suspending a capital gains tax introduced last year. The 10...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      May 18, 2015

      Making bricks in Cairo

      Labourers work at a traditional brick factory in the Arab Mesad district of Helwan, northeast of Cairo ...

    14. May 16, 2015

      Egypt sentences ousted president Morsi to death

      A court in Cairo has sentenced Mohamed Morsi, the ousted Islamist president, to death along with 105 others in connection...

    15. May 9, 2015

      Hosni Mubarak and his two sons sentenced to three years in prison

      CAIRO — An Egyptian court sentenced former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons to three years in jail without parole on...

    16. May 5, 2015

      Middle East: Taking liberties

      Egyptian teacher Ayman Ramzy made a confession on a television programme last year that turned his life upside down. He was...

    17. April 24, 2015

      Egypt’s ‘hanging judge’ accused of politicised verdicts

      The judge glowers at the weeping young defendant in the Tora Police Academy in Cairo. Naemah Sayed’s lawyer tells the judge...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      April 21, 2015

      Guarding Morsi

      Egyptian policemen secure Egypt’s national police academy, where on Tuesday an Egyptian criminal court sentenced ousted...

    19. April 21, 2015

      Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi jailed for 20 years

      A criminal court in Cairo has sentenced Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s first elected president who was ousted by the military in...

    20. April 1, 2015

      US restores $1.3bn military aid to Egypt

      The White House said on Tuesday that it was restoring the military aid to Egypt that it suspended after the military took...

    21. March 31, 2015

      Egypt expects building boom in resilient real estate market

      Real estate in Egypt has shown resilience as political turmoil has damaged other parts of the economy over the past four...

    22. The World

      March 26, 2015

      Saudi - Iran power struggle lays the region to waste

        As Saudi jets launched bombing raids against Yemeni rebel targets, escalating another war in the Middle East, the Sunni...

    23. March 12, 2015

      Egypt to unveil plans for new administrative capital

      Egypt is set to unveil ambitious plans to build a new administrative capital on the outskirts of Cairo, to be funded by Gulf...

    24. March 11, 2015

      Naguib Sawiris: the Egyptian tycoon with a sharp political edge

      It is not usual for Egyptian businessmen to court political controversy, and more so if they come from the country’s...

    25. March 11, 2015

      Foreign investors return to Egypt after years of turmoil

      Two heated battles between foreign investors for Egyptian assets have heartened Cairo officials hoping to relaunch their...

    26. March 9, 2015

      Saudi Arabia blocks Sweden minister’s speech to Arab League

      Saudi Arabia abruptly blocked plans for Sweden’s foreign minister to address the Arab League amid twin rows over a...

    27. March 5, 2015

      Egypt sacks interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim ahead of conference

      Egypt’s interior minister was sacked in a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday and replaced with a longtime member of the country’s...

    28. February 23, 2015

      Egypt jails icon of revolution Alaa Abdel Fattah

      An icon of Egypt’s 2011 revolution against the authoritarian rule of Hosni Mubarak was on Monday sentenced to five years in...

    29. February 16, 2015

      OCI eyes dual listing for construction arm split

      Orascom Construction Industries — the Egyptian conglomerate that attracted a $1bn investment from Bill Gates and a group of...

    30. February 16, 2015

      Egypt bombs jihadi targets in Libya after beheadings

      Egyptian war jets pounded jihadi targets in Libya as the chaos in the north African state began to suck in its neighbours...

    31. February 11, 2015

      IMF sends ‘message of confidence’ for Egypt’s economic reforms

      Egypt’s economic reform programme has received a boost from the International Monetary Fund, which on Wednesday said that...

    32. February 10, 2015

      Putin and Sisi linked by common thread of illiberal democracy

      When strongmen get together, pomp and mutual admiration are never far behind. So it was when President Vladimir Putin of...

    33. February 10, 2015

      Putin given hero’s welcome in Egypt

      Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived in Egypt to a hero’s welcome, in a visit that both countries hope will raise their...

    34. February 8, 2015

      Stampede leaves 22 dead at Egypt football match

      At least 22 people were killed in clashes between police and football fans at a match in Cairo, with victims crushed to...

    35. beyondbrics

      February 5, 2015

      International law firms try to crack Kenyan market

      When some of the world’s biggest law firms start circling your borders, you know your country’s on the up and up. Baker &...

    36. February 4, 2015

      Gulf countries to invest in Egypt sovereign fund

      Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait are considering investing in a multibillion-dollar “sovereign fund” to...

    37. February 4, 2015

      Graphic Isis video shocks an Arab world inured to violent images

      Over a dozen gruelling years of invasion, war, insurrection and terrorism, Arabs have watched countless beheadings,...

    38. February 3, 2015

      Egyptian cotton in decline as farmers at mercy of world market

      Heba Saleh in Cairo A byword for luxury, Egyptian cotton is famed the world over. In Egypt, the so-called “white gold” has...

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