Egypt

Egypt

Population: 82.6 mn.
GDP: 264.7 bn.
Debt: 35.0 bn.
Overview:

January's referendum approved the new constitution, paving the way for elections later this year. General Abdel Fattah el Sisi appears to be set to win the presidential polls. The crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters will continue. 

 

 

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  • Vol 55 No 8
  •  18th April 2014

Saudi Arabia targets Khartoum

The National Congress Party’s support for Egypt’s Muslim Brothers is exacting a heavy political and economic cost

  • Vol 55 No 8
  •  18th April 2014

El Sisi's spring offensive

The Field Marshal deploys a full armoury of marketing and social media tools to extend his political base as he launches his presidential campaign

  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Securing the rear

Field Marshal Abdel Fatah Khalil el Sisi has moved his nominees to key posts in the armed forces. This should secure his continued dominance there after resigning as Commander-in-Chief on 26 March to stand for election as President. For months, El Sisi ha...

  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Out of reach

The shareholders of Egypt's Ajwa for Food Industries Company are embroiled in a long-running dispute with the former non-executive Chairman, the Saudi Arabian billionaire Sheikh Mohamed bin Issa al Jaber. The regulator, the Egyptian Financial Supervisory ...

  • Vol 55 No 7
  •  4th April 2014

Dam leak hits Addis

Ethiopia risks isolation in the row with Egypt over the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) now that the previously secret Independent Panel of Experts' report on the dam has been leaked (AC Vol 55 No 4, Torpedo the dam). Egypt had ...

  • Vol 55 No 5
  •  7th March 2014

Surprise shake-up

The late February reshuffle came as a surprise because the quest for ministers will begin again after the presidential and parliamentary elections, due in the coming months. Some saw the replacement of Hazem el Beblawi as Prime Minister by Ibrahim Mehleb ...

  • Vol 55 No 4
  •  21st February 2014

The El Sisi enigma

The head of the Egyptian military looks certain to be elected president in the next three months but his policies are a mystery

  • Vol 55 No 4
  •  21st February 2014

Poll systems under scrutiny

No one yet knows what systems will be used in the coming elections but the conduct of the last referendum raised some big questions

  • Vol 55 No 4
  •  21st February 2014

'Torpedo the dam'

Egypt is protesting to the United Nations Security Council and the International Criminal Court about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. It will also boycott a meeting in Khartoum with Ethiopia and Sudan on the US$4.2 billion project (AC Vol 54 No 22, A...

  • Vol 55 No 1
  •  10th January 2014

Consolidation is the goal

The political calendar is crowded as the forces that took control of the state and ousted Mursi seek to strengthen their position

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