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Young woman holding shopping bags and a mobile phone

Mobile internet affects shopping decisions

Asking friends and family for advice while in store a key influencer, reveals research

October 20, 2014 2:58
Viber permanently blocked in Saudi Arabia

What is going on with Viber?

CEO says that the company “would not rest until the service has been restored in Saudi Arabia”

June 10, 2013 2:05
Standard chartered considers Egypt bank

Standard Chartered would consider Egypt buy

In late 2011, Standard Chartered ended talks to acquire the Egyptian unit of Greece's Piraeus Bank

March 24, 2013 5:21
IMF Christine Lagarde

Election limbo keeps Egypt’s IMF loan on ice

In the end, the fate of Egypt's reforms and the IMF loan is likely to be sealed on the streets.

March 19, 2013 5:46
Egypt doesn't want emergency loan

Egypt will not sign “Emergency” IMF Loan – Cabinet

Egypt will not sign any “emergency” loan with the IMF, cabinet spokesman Alaa el-Hadidi said on Tuesday, appearing to rule out any recourse…

March 12, 2013 4:45

Qatar says no more aid to Egypt for now

Qatar does not expect to give further financial aid to Egypt in the immediate term, Qatari Finance Minister Youssef Kamal said on Monday. “We already…

March 11, 2013 11:24
egypt economy

New economic plan for Egypt

Cairo is trying to secure a $4.8 billion IMF loan to shore up its finances as the economy faces a deep crisis rooted in two years of political turmoil that have drained foreign currency reserves to a critical level.

February 27, 2013 5:22
19 tourists die in Hot Air Balloon accident

Egypt Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 19 Tourists

The accident happened over the west bank of the Nile river.

February 26, 2013 11:29

Egypt’s Government nearing end of the road?

To his critics, Ahmed Shafik is a typical autocrat consigned to history’s dustbin by the Arab Spring – a military…

February 7, 2013 5:58
Mohammed Mursi

New constitution drafted by Mursi allies approved by Egypt

Mursi's opponents say the new constitution could allow clerics to intervene in lawmaking, while offering scant protections to minorities and women. Mursi dismisses those criticisms, and many Egyptians are fed up with street protest movements that have prevented a return to normality.

December 26, 2012 10:11