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Egypt

Population: 97.55 mn.
GDP: $235.37 bn.
Debt: $82.89 bn.

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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...


    Vol 3 (AAC) No 6 |
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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...


House of Mubarak

After Sadat’s assassination in 1981, Mubarak came to power by virtue of his military seniority; many believe similar principles apply today

President Hosni Mubarak will be working to ensure that his term ends with his son, Gamal, at the helm. The main electoral challenge would come from Al Ikhwan al Muslimeen (Muslim B...


    Vol 2 (AAC) No 3 |
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Ibrahim Ali Hassan

Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs, Egypt

The Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs is a fixture at the major Asian development events, the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation and the Tokyo International Conferenc...


    Vol 1 (AAC) No 10 |
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Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu

Secretary General, Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC)

Heading the unwieldy OIC, Ihsanoglu needs all his considerable reserves of tact and political determination. It may help that he can draw on his wide-ranging personal history, w...


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