Tag: Mursi

What growth for Egypt?

April 24, 2013

Planning minister al-Araby claimed that the economy will grow by 3.8% in 2013, while Finance minister Al-Mursi al Sayed Hegazy presented in parliament measures geared ... Read More

Cairo & Tehran, Old Enemies, Forming a New Axis ?

April 2, 2013

Many foreign political analysts seem increasingly are concerned over the geostrategic implications of the rapid rapprochement between Egypt and Iran, two former foes that are ... Read More

Egypt: 19 Foreign Tourists Killed in Hot Air Balloon Crash

February 27, 2013

Nineteen foreign tourists from Britain, France, Japan, Hong-Kong, China and Hungary were killed in a hot air balloon crash that occurred Tuesday near the Egyptian ... Read More

Egypt: Mursi Slams French Military Campaign in Mali

January 24, 2013

While French troops are treated and greeted in Mali as liberators rather than as foreign occupiers, Egypt’s Islamist president Mohamed Morsi has expressed opposition to ... Read More

Egypt’s Constitutional Referendum and the Fiscal Troubles Hampering IMF Loan Negotiations

January 12, 2013

Egypt’s Central Bank proclaimed their foreign reserves reaching the “critical” levels after it had sold about 75 million USD in its first private auction to ... Read More

Egypt meets IMF as pound depreciates

January 8, 2013

Representatives of International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Egyptian government discussed the important $4.8 billion loan as the Egyptian pound continues on its dive with ... Read More

Egypt: Economy and capabilities determine IMF deal

November 28, 2012

Egypt’s economy might be heading for the worst as the board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) meets in a few weeks to consider almost ... Read More

Reconstruction of Egypt’s economy

November 8, 2012

Egypt finance minister Muntaz al-Said announced on Wednesday that a new 10% tax on major transactions have been approved by a special cabinet that was ... Read More

Egypt: Sinai headquarters attacked

September 17, 2012

The Egyptian government’s security headquarters in Al-Arish, Northern Sinai, has come under attack of Islamist militants in the region who were armed with mortar bombs ... Read More

US ambassador killed in attack on consulate in Benghazi

September 12, 2012

The US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other embassy staff members were killed on Tuesday during an attack on the US consulate in ... Read More