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Egypt bans some 'Made in China' souvenirs

Jul 30, 2015
The move is aimed at protecting local artisans and their pricier items.
Posted In: Egypt, tourism, China, trade, Arab Spring
Emad Hafez in his shop.

Without tourists, Egyptian business owners adapt

Jul 21, 2015
Some Egyptian business owners shift to exporting to make up for lost tourists.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, tourism
Egyptian Foreign Affairs minister Sameh Shoukry and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave a press conference as part of the Gaza Donor Conference in Cairo, late 2014.

Egypt finds alternative to U.S.- made warplanes

Feb 16, 2015
Egypt's purchase of French fighters could say as much about money as politics
Posted In: Egypt, defense department, military aid

Country in revolt? Hire a PR firm.

Jul 11, 2014
Improving the image of foreign governments is big business for US PR firms.
Posted In: public relations, Nigeria, Egypt

Foreign aid cut won't have big effect on average Egyptians

Oct 10, 2013
The White House has decided to cut some military aid to Egypt. But the impact won't be felt among regular Egyptians.
Posted In: Egypt

Once welcomed, Syrians in Egypt now face hostility

Sep 25, 2013
Egypt once gave a warm welcome to Syrians fleeing the country's civil war but as more have come the welcome is wearing thin.
Posted In: Egypt, syria, refugees

Egypt's trains falter; microbuses fill the gap

Sep 9, 2013
Egypt's new government has suspended the national rail service. This is bad news for most Egyptians, but good news for the country's microbus drivers.
Posted In: Egypt, Transportation, middle east

Egypt's Morsi leaves legacy of economic 'disaster'

Aug 23, 2013
Egypt's deposed President, Mohamed Morsi, inherited a country in economic shambles. His largely ineffectual response only exacerbated the problem.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, morsi

A few good men? U.S. aid trained and equipped Egypt's military

Aug 20, 2013
Besides direct financial aid that the U.S. provides Egypt, the U.S. military also helps educate Egyptian military officers.
Posted In: Egypt, military, officer training, foreign aid

Who's still investing in Egypt's economy?

Aug 19, 2013
The upheaval in Egypt is terrible for the Egyptian economy, but some countries and companies remain.
Posted In: Egypt, Arab Spring, foreign aid

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