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Egypt asks for IMF loan to help struggling economy

Jul 29, 2016
The government hopes to shore up its liquidity problem and stabilize the currency.
The Egyptian government is hoping an IMF loan will help stabilize its currency.
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Egypt's economy no better two years after Hosni Mubarak

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.

Vodafone under fire for actions during Arab Spring

Jan 29, 2013
During Egypt's revolution, cellular provider Vodafone shut down its mobile network in the country, prevented internet access to customers, and sent pro-Mubarak text messages under the order of the Mubarak regime.

Swiss freeze potential Mubarak assets

Feb 11, 2011
A spokesman from the Swiss foreign ministry confirmed the ministry has frozen assets that may belong to now-former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak...