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Islamists walk out of Algeria parliament in protest

Islamist lawmakers allege election was rigged; Algeria going against tide of "Arab Spring"; Prolonged boycott could hamper constitution reform

May 27, 2012 11:37
 
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Waiting for financial stability: Election won’t end investor worries about Egypt

Economic issues - corruption and poverty - were high on the list of protesters' complaints during the Arab Spring and the subsequent uncertainty has worsened the economic position of the Middle East's most populous nation, says Una Galani

May 22, 2012 3:27
 
Egypt’s Brotherhood claims majority in parliament vote

Egypt’s Brotherhood claims majority in parliament vote

The Muslim Brotherhood claimed in its own newspaper on Friday it had scored an outright majority in an election for Egypt's upper house of parliament after having emerged as the top party in an earlier lower house vote.

February 25, 2012 12:11
 
Understanding the new Egypt consumer

Understanding the new Egypt consumer

While politics is consuming most of the conversations in Egypt, how can brands find a way to connect with the new Egypt consumer. Well, being supportive is a start.

December 14, 2011 3:11
 
Wins by Egypt’s Islamists raise twin risks

Wins by Egypt’s Islamists raise twin risks

Investors were just coming to terms with the Muslim Brotherhood. But there are new forces in play as an Islamist-led government is set to replace Egypt's failed authoritarian secular government.

December 5, 2011 1:41
 
Egypt’s Christians seek to be heard in election

Egypt’s Christians seek to be heard in election

Coptic Christians are trying to make their voices heard in Muslim-majority Egypt's parliamentary election, fearing Islamists could sweep in and deepen their sense of marginalisation.

November 30, 2011 3:09
 
Egypt fosters false economic expectations

Egypt fosters false economic expectations

Things will get tougher before they get better in Egypt. With rich reigning in ballooning fiscal deficit and unemployment still on the rise, it may be cause more costly unrest.

November 29, 2011 2:15
 

Egypt army says committed to democratic transition

Egypt's ruling military council reiterated on Thursday that it woulf not obstruct a transition to democracy, but did not bow to protesters demanding an immediate power transfer to civilians.

November 24, 2011 2:11
 
Egypt threatened by full-blown economic crisis

Egypt threatened by full-blown economic crisis

It couldn’t have happened at a worst time. Without a government and amid clashes, Egypt needs to take immediate action to reduce further fallout, says Una Galani.

November 22, 2011 3:03
 
Rock the vote: Egyptian economy hangs on election results

Rock the vote: Egyptian economy hangs on election results

Egypt needs to lure back foreign investors to alleviate pressure on domestic banks. Even with the promise of Gulf aid, the country’s fortunes hang on its upcoming elections.

November 3, 2011 2:12
 
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