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After the carrot, Egypt military shows the stick

Military moves to ban strikes; Says labour unrest threatens national security; Taking state land must cease.

February 19, 2011 3:30

Labour unrest as Egypt moves towards democracy

First working day since military's appeal; Mubarak in Sharm, not well, says Saudi official; Further talks on transition to democracy; Constitutional committee meets for first time.

February 16, 2011 4:10
Reopening Egypt’s banks will be leap into unknown

Reopening Egypt’s banks will be leap into unknown

UBS sees pound weakening as much as 25 pct in a month; Depreciation could trigger burst of food price inflation; Egypt's $36 bln in foreign reserves may decline quickly; Government reverses decision to open bourse; Threat of panicky withdrawals from banks.

February 5, 2011 5:05

Leaders inside, outside Egypt seek exit from impasse

Western leaders seek "orderly" transition; Mubarak meets ministers, signals business as usual; Vice president to meet prominent figures on Saturday.

February 5, 2011 4:59