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Egypt

Population: 95.68 mn.
GDP: $332.79 bn.
Debt: $67.2 bn.

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The thwarted contenders

Muslim Brotherhood (MB, El Akhwan el Muslimoon): The MB remains the main opposition party despite continual crackdowns and waves of arrests by the intelligence services. It also su...


El Baradei’s boycott falters

As elections approach, the Muslim Brotherhood may be the only challenger to President Hosni Mubarak

The campaign by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed el Baradei for a mass boycott of the general elections on 29 November is in disarray after several opposition groups, including ...


Nuclear-powered brothers

With the political endgame well under way for President Hosni Mubarak, his government is expanding its nuclear ambitions. Given that Mubarak has been a loyal Western ally, his nucl...


Secret talks

Egypt has quietly accepted that Southern Sudanese may choose independence in January's referendum in return for assurances that the Juba government will not abandon the 1959 Nile W...


Generational change

After three decades, President Mubarak is determined to keep a grip on power for as long as it takes to prepare his son Gamal to succeed him

The suggestions that the internationally respected diplomat Mohamed Mostafa el Baradei is an enemy of the Egyptian state show the desperation of the power clique around the fading,...


Succession is a family business

First Lady Suzanne Mubarak (née Thabet, born in El Minya to an Egyptian doctor and his Welsh wife) is increasingly important in politics, building national alliances and an interna...


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Mahmoud Mohieldin

Former Minister of Investment, Egypt. A Managing Director of the World Bank Group

Egypt’s Minister of Investment has shown unusual initiative in tackling the country’s long-running budget deficit. Mahmoud Mohieldin has knocked on doors throughout Asia in search ...


Football fuss

Algeria and Egypt stopped just short of war over qualification for the 2010 football World Cup in South Africa. We hear that President Abdelaziz Bouteflika had considered a special...


Hamas and Hezbollah

Last week, President Hosni Mubarak’s government arrested 49 Egyptians, Sudanese and others whom it accuses of forming Hezbollah cells in Egypt, planning attacks on Israeli tourists...


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