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    1. Fast FT

      July 26, 2016

      IMF confirms $7bn bailout talks with Egypt

      The International Monetary Fund has confirmed that it is in talks with Egypt over a $7bn rescue package, after years of...

    2. July 26, 2016

      Egypt close to $7bn a year support agreement with IMF

      Egypt said on Tuesday that it was close to finalising an agreement with the International Monetary Fund for a...

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    1. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Hong Kong (re)introduces closing auction mechanism

      A big welcome to the Hong Kong closing auction, launching today. This would seem a very small step for other markets...

    2. July 21, 2016

      UK buyout group to invest $35m in Egyptian retailer B.Tech

      Development Partners International, a UK private equity group, is to invest $35m in B.Tech, Egypt’s largest electronics...

    3. FT Photo Diary

      July 13, 2016

      Touchdown in Cairo

      Solar Impulse 2, a solar powered plane piloted by Swiss aviator Andre Borschberg, is seen as it prepares to land while...

    4. July 7, 2016

      Eni receives ‘informal’ interest for stake in Egypt gasfield

      Eni, the Italian energy company, has received several expressions of interest in buying a stake in Zohr, the large...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      July 6, 2016

      Releasing balloons for Eid al-Fitr

      Egyptian Muslims release balloons from the roof top of a mosque at the end of prayers on the first day of Eid al-Fitr...

    6. June 29, 2016

      Israel: Walled in

      The steel mesh fence stands about six metres high and runs more than 200km along Israel’s desert border with Egypt,...

    7. June 26, 2016

      Israel’s Harel in talks with Noble for stake in Tamar gasfield

      Israel’s Harel Insurance and Financial Services said on Sunday that it was in talks to buy up to 4 per cent of the...

    8. June 21, 2016

      Egyptian court halts transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia

      An Egyptian court has voided a contentious border demarcation agreement that would have handed two strategic Red Sea...

    9. June 20, 2016

      Egyptians rush to invest in property to counter the pound’s slide

      When an Egyptian real estate developer recently launched the first phase of a residential project in Cairo, thousands...

    10. June 16, 2016

      Air crash investigators find black box from EgyptAir flight MS804

      Air crash investigators in Egypt have retrieved the cockpit voice recorder of EgyptAir flight MS804, which plunged into...

    11. Fast FT

      June 16, 2016

      Egypt hikes interest rate to 11.75%

      Egypt has raised its key interest rate by 100 basis points to 11.75 per cent as the country looks to rein in soaring...

    12. June 15, 2016

      EgyptAir MS804 investigators find main wreckage site in Mediterranean

      Air crash investigators in Egypt say they have found the main wreckage sites of EgyptAir flight MS804 which plunged...

    13. Fast FT

      June 14, 2016

      Online expansion lifts Ted Baker revenues

      Online sales helped boost Ted Baker as it reported double-digit revenue growth this year. The offbeat fashion brand...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      June 6, 2016

      Welcoming Ramadan

      Whirling dervishes perform to mark the first day of the holy month of Ramadan at El-Moez Street in historical Fatimid...

    15. Nick Butler

      June 6, 2016

      Don't count on an orderly transition to a low carbon world

      Remember the Arab Spring and the heady promise of freedom and peace in the Middle East? Many normally sensible...

    16. June 2, 2016

      Airline industry promises new ‘black box’ technology by year end

      The airline industry has pledged to agree standards by the end of the year for faster recovery of data to help...

    17. June 1, 2016

      How Israel can marshal the ‘good news’ from the Middle East

      It is not often I hear the words “good news” associated with the Middle East. In fact, I can’t think of anything that...

    18. May 31, 2016

      EgyptAir flight MS804: clock ticks in hunt for black box

      The search for the flight recorders of EgyptAir flight MS804 is ramping up this week with the arrival of a French navy...

    19. May 20, 2016

      Greece warns of difficult search for EgyptAir flight recorders

      The search for the two flight recorders of the EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed into the Mediterranean on Thursday...

    20. May 20, 2016

      Egypt’s tourism industry dealt body blow by air crash

      Fears that terrorism may have brought down the Egyptian airliner that plunged into the Mediterranean on Thursday have...

    21. May 20, 2016

      Europe’s airport safety system in spotlight after EgyptAir crash

      The mystery behind the crash of EgyptAir flight MS804 in the Mediterranean Sea has raised suspicions of a terrorist...

    22. May 20, 2016

      Wreckage found in hunt for EgyptAir flight MS804

      Wreckage from the EgyptAir passenger jet that disappeared with 66 people on board on Thursday morning including luggage...

    23. The World

      May 19, 2016

      EgyptAir flight MS804 crash unfolds

      This Live Blog session closed at 23:57 on 19 May 2016. An EgyptAir aircraft on a flight from Paris to Cairo has...

    24. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Thomas Cook shares plummet further

      Thomas Cook is extending its losses after the tour operator warned earlier today that earnings this year will be at the...

    25. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Vodafone dials up rare year of service revenues growth

      Vodafone has marked its first full year of growth in service revenues and core earnings since 2008 as its £19bn...

    26. Brussels Blog

      May 16, 2016

      Brussels briefing: the measure of migration

      Welcome to Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      May 12, 2016

      Waiting at the border

      A young Palestinian waits at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt, in the southern Gaza Strip, after it was opened for...

    28. beyondbrics

      May 11, 2016

      Middle East needs to close gender gap to spur growth

      By Mouayed Makhlouf , International Finance Corporation For years, the Middle East and North Africa has been grappling...

    29. Fast FT

      May 10, 2016

      EasyJet to raise dividend despite growing losses

      EasyJet has grown passenger numbers and maintained booking levels for summer holidays – but undershot expectations for...

    30. beyondbrics

      May 9, 2016

      Intra-African collaboration is key to global health and local well-being

      In 2009, Bassirou Bonfoh, director of the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifique (CSRS) in Cote d’Ivoire joined...

    31. May 8, 2016

      Oil discoveries slump to 60-year low

      Discoveries of new oil reserves have dropped to their lowest level for more than 60 years, pointing to potential supply...

    32. May 8, 2016

      Isis gunmen kill eight policemen in Cairo

      Isis gunmen in Egypt have shot dead eight policemen in a suburb south of Cairo in one of the deadliest attacks...

    33. May 6, 2016

      The secrets of the seabed

      In 1933, an RAF commander was taking off from the British airbase at Abukir, on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, when...

    34. May 4, 2016

      Egypt’s journalists demand presidential apology after arrest of two reporters

      The journalists’ union in Egypt has demanded a presidential apology and the sacking of the interior minister, as a...

    35. beyondbrics

      May 4, 2016

      Muslim wealth funds stalk halal food acquisitions

      By Tomás Guerrero, IE Business School Nearly all muslim-majority countries currently import much of the food they...

    36. Fast FT

      May 4, 2016

      Siemens delivers solid 2Q earnings

      Big energy orders in the UK and Egypt helped Siemens secure a solid second quarter performance, as its Power & Gas and...

    37. April 27, 2016

      Egyptian satire and the slim textbook of propaganda

      Chill out, dude, it’s a joke, quips Bassem Youssef when, barely a minute into his show the first jeer comes. For the...

    38. April 25, 2016

      Egypt protesters clash over Saudi move

      Egyptian police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of demonstrators who gathered to protest against the government’s...

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