May 8, 2013 After 19 hours in the dark, Syria is back online. Why it's not that hard to shut down the Internet there, but nearly impossible in the U.S.
Apr 11, 2013 A foreign currency shortage has Egyptians turning to informal dollar exchanges to keep businesses going.
Apr 3, 2013 Egypt needs a loan from the IMF to right its floundering economy, but the money will come with austerity strings attached.
Mar 29, 2013 The Egyptian Navy says it caught three men trying to cut a big Internet cable that runs under the Mediterranean causing slow downs in the country and as far away as Pakistan.
Feb 11, 2013 Unrest returns to the streets two years after the ex-president's ouster, which means more disruption for the country's economy.
Feb 11, 2013 It may still be too early to judge the success or failure of that revolution in Egypt, but one thing is clear: It has not led to economic prosperity.
Dec 24, 2012 Vital austerity measures could be harder to push through in Egypt as political unrest continues.
Jan 23, 2013 The International Monetary Fund says a $4.8 billion loan for Egypt is on hold. The IMF cited "unfolding developments on the ground."
Dec 11, 2012 Higher oil and gas production in the U.S. will change oil relationships around the world. The Middle East won't be called on to produce as much, costing it income, but Saudi Arabia will remain a key player.