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Egypt

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

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Turn out for the Field Marshal

The election result was never in doubt but polling was extended in the hope of improving El Sisi’s mandate and obtaining a better turnout

Abdel Fatah Khalil el Sisi will start his presidency knowing that a significant proportion of the public has faith in his pledge to bring security and eventual prosperity through p...


Saudi Arabia targets Khartoum

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

Financial sanctions on Sudan by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are a political warning shot. The immediate targets are Khartoum's backing for Egypt's banned Muslim Broth...


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

One of the first public appearances that Field Marshal Abdel Fatah Saeed Hussein Khalil el Sisi made after stepping down as Defence Minister and Army Commander on 26 March was in a...


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 Mo...


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' repo...


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 s...


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

The popular clamour of ‘Sisi for President!’ started within days of General Abdel Fattah Khalil el Sisi removing Mohamed Mursi from the presidency on 3 July 2013. Ever ...


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

Election observers have yet to learn what kind of electoral system will be employed in the presidential election that will precede parliamentary polls. However, for those experts i...


'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 Khartou...


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