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  • CAIRO/ DUBAI, Jan 7- Encouraged by Egypt's economic reforms, a major gas find, streamlined business rules and a devalued currency, investors are increasingly optimistic about prospects for the North African country after years of political turmoil. Iyad Malas, a Dubai- based partner of private equity firm Gateway Partners, said Zohr "will be a game changer for...

  • CAIRO/ DUBAI, Jan 7- Encouraged by Egypt's economic reforms, a major gas find, streamlined business rules and a devalued currency, investors are increasingly optimistic about prospects for the North African country after years of political turmoil. Iyad Malas, a Dubai- based partner of private equity firm Gateway Partners, said Zohr "will be a game changer for...

  • CAIRO, Nov 25- Gunmen who attacked a mosque on Friday in Egypt's North Sinai brandished an Islamic State flag as they opened fire through doorways and windows, killing more than 300 worshippers, including two dozen children, officials said on Saturday. The assault on a mosque has stunned Egyptians, prompting President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's government to...

  • Egypt's military said they had carried out air strikes and raids overnight against militants held responsible for the killings, the bloodiest attack in Egypt's modern history. The attack also left 128 people injured, the MENA state news agency reported, while Egypt's public prosecutor's office linked it to Islamic State militants, also known as Daesh.

  • CAIRO, Nov 25- Egypt's military said on Saturday it had carried out air strikes and raids overnight against militants held responsible for killing more than 230 worshippers at a mosque in North Sinai. The bloodiest attack in Egypt's modern history, in which militants gunned down worshippers, brought condemnation from leaders from Washington to Moscow, while...

  • DUBAI/ ZURICH, Nov 9- Saudi Arabia has announced it will confiscate money and assets held by dozens of top officials and businessmen detained in an anti-corruption crackdown. But the experiences of two other Arab states trying to recover stolen money, Egypt and Tunisia, suggest Riyadh may face years of legal and diplomatic battles to secure assets held abroad.

  • CAIRO, Oct 10- Egypt's economy is projected to grow 4.5 percent in the fiscal year 2017/ 18, the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook report showed on Tuesday, below government projections of 5-5.25 percent. Egypt's average consumer price inflation for 2017/ 18 is projected at 21.3 percent, according to the report. IMF Mission Chief for Egypt,...

  • *Cairo plans 1.5 bln euro debt issue by end Nov. CAIRO, Sept 17- Egypt will issue a 1.5 billion euro bond by the end of November and plans to launch a new $10 billion Eurobond program next year, the Boursa newspaper reported on Sunday. Finance Minister Amr El Garhy told the newspaper that Cairo planned to sell Eurobonds worth $3 billion to $4 billion in the first quarter...

  • CAIRO, Sept 17- Egypt will issue a 1.5 billion euro bond by the end of November and then plans to launch a new $10 billion Eurobond program next year, the Boursa newspaper reported. Finance Minister Amr El Garhy told the newspaper that Cairo planned to sell eurobonds worth $3 billion to $4 billion in the first quarter of 2018, but did not give a detailed timetable for...

  • CAIRO, Sept 17- Egypt plans to start a new eurobond program worth a total of $10 billion and will issue eurobonds worth 1.5 billion euros in November and eurobonds worth between $3 billion to $4 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the Boursa newspaper said on Sunday quoting the finance minister.

  • CAIRO, Sept 17- Egypt plans to start a new eurobond programme worth a total of $10 billion and will issue eurobonds worth 1.5 billion euros in November and eurobonds worth between $3 billion to $4 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the Boursa newspaper said on Sunday quoting the finance minister.

  • CAIRO, Sept 17- Egypt plans to start a new eurobond program worth a total of $10 billion and will issue eurobonds worth 1.5 billion euros in November and eurobonds worth between $3 billion to $4 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the Boursa newspaper said on Sunday quoting the finance minister.

  • CAIRO, Sept 17- Egypt plans to start a new eurobond programme worth a total of $10 billion and will issue eurobonds worth 1.5 billion euros in November and eurobonds worth between $3 billion to $4 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the Boursa newspaper said on Sunday quoting the finance minister.

  • CAIRO, Aug 15- Egypt's unemployment rate dipped below 12 percent in the second quarter, the first time it has been that low since the political uprising of 2011.. That is less than a third of Egypt's more than 93 million people. Egypt's economic growth has deteriorated since the 2011 uprising that toppled long-time autocrat Hosni Mubarak drove tourists and...

  • CAIRO, Aug 9- Hilton Worldwide plans to nearly double the number of its hotels in Egypt within seven to 10 years as tourism returns to levels seen before a 2011 uprising, the company's deputy head for Egypt and North Africa said. But Mohab Ghali, vice president of operations for Egypt and North Africa, expects occupancy rates to improve from last year, especially in...

  • CAIRO, Aug 2- Egypt's foreign currency reserves have at last surpassed levels seen before its 2011 uprising, but importers and analysts say growing dollar liquidity also reflects an uncomfortable reality: consumers battered by austerity are unable to buy. Egypt said on Tuesday that reserves surged by $4.7 billion in July to reach $36.04 billion, higher even...

  • Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi

    The co-chief executive of EFG Hermes told CNBC that Egypt was undergoing political rejuvenation, meaning it had a lot to offer investors.

  • We would live to regret cutting Egypt aid: US expert

    Dennis Ross, Counselor at The Washington Institute and former special aide to the Obama administration, explains why Egypt's regional importance would make walking away a mistake for the U.S.

  • Egypt's Mubarak cleared of corruption charges

    A criminal court in Cairo orders the release of ousted president Hosni Mubarak. Ayman Mohyeldin is live in Egypt with the details.

  • Clashes between Civilians and Brazilian right police break out after an afternoon of peaceful demonstrations on Avenida Presidente Vargas June 20, 2013 in downtown in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Middle-class protesters marching for the first time say the challenge for Brazilians is to keep alive the political spirit that was awakened in the last week, after decades of apathy.