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Population: 107.79m
GDP: $347.59bn
Debt: 96.4% of GDP (2024)

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Israeli gas enters Sisi's Gaza calculations

Egypt has warned that Israel will face serious consequences if it attacks Rafah, but its options are constrained by economic considerations

The Gaza conflict has placed Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el Sisi in an uncomfortable position. He has been unable to exert much influence on the course of the conflict, beyond a...


The Cairo price

The European Commission is hoping to unveil a wide-ranging deal to provide investment in a range of Egyptian economic sectors in exchange for continued cooperation on migration man...

Harsh economics and geopolitics loom

Another year of a weak currency and austerity, backed by the IMF, lies ahead as the crisis in Gaza poses deep challenges to Sisi and his circle

The inflationary surge that followed successive devaluations of the currency in 2022 will take time to ease, as further depreciation of the Egyptian pound is likely in 2024, while ...


A stroll for Sisi

The president looks set for a smooth path to victory after suppressing any meaningful opposition – a course he is expected to maintain in a third term

A decade-long crackdown on political dissent has eliminated any serious opposition to President Abdel Fattah el Sisi, who is almost certain to secure a third six-year term in power...


Into the arms of Abdel Fattah el Sisi

The likelihood that the Israel-Hamas war will trigger a refugee crisis has pushed Brussels to strike a migration deal with Cairo

Fears that a full-scale ground invasion of Gaza by the Israel Defense Forces will create tens of thousands of refugees have prompted the European Union to reorganise its relations ...


Abiy and Sisi agree to restart Nile dam talks

Hopes for a resolution have been raised after the move to finalise agreement on filling and operation of the long-disputed GERD project

Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to resume talks over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) that Addis Ababa is building on the Blue Nile river with a view to finalising agreeme...


Cairo's gas export boom hits obstacles

With Europe's sanctions on Russian gas, Cairo has been boosting LNG exports to fill the gap but questions are mounting about sustainability

Increased revenue from exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) have been a rare bright spot in Egypt's otherwise dismal economic performance over the past two years. The government ...

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