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In Egypt, political turmoil hits tourism business

Jul 8, 2013
Violent clashes between rival political factions, the army and police are scaring off tourists in a country where 10% of the economy is tourism-related.
Posted In: Cairo, Egypt, Tahrir Square, tourism

Coup or no coup is a billion dollar question

Jul 5, 2013
How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government.
Posted In: Egypt, coup, foreign aid, Arab Spring

Egypt's interim government faces tough economic issues

Jul 4, 2013
Egypt has sworn in an interim president, but it's not clear how much time the public will give him to solve the country's ongoing economic problems.
Posted In: Egypt, morsi, Cairo

American companies keep eye on Egypt

Jul 4, 2013
U.S. companies hope leadership change leads to more stable business climate.
Posted In: Egypt, business

Reporter's Notebook: In Egypt, report or stay safe?

Jul 4, 2013
Egyptian coup leaves freelance journalist a choice between on-the-ground reporting and risks to her safety.
Posted In: Egypt, Tahrir Square

Markets spike on Egypt's sharp turn

Jul 4, 2013
Markets in Egypt rose so quickly this morning officials had to temporarily suspend trading.
Posted In: Egypt, morsi, stock market, Cairo

A Cairo businessman's view of Egypts new chapter

Jul 4, 2013
Tarek Tawfik, managing director of the Cairo Poulty Company, discusses the political and economic challenges ahead for him and his country.
Posted In: Egypt, morsi

Twitter translating Egyptian tweets

Jul 3, 2013
Earlier this week, Twitter quietly launched a translation service.
Posted In: Egypt, Twitter, Tahrir Square

Egyptian protests aren't all bad for business

Jul 2, 2013
Protests began on Sunday, resulting in a virtual shutdown of many local businesses for the third straight day.
Posted In: Egypt, Cairo

Cairo stock market hits three month high amid protests

Jul 2, 2013
With protesters, the military and the Egyptian government heading for new confrontations, the stock market in Cairo is up.
Posted In: Egypt, morsi, Arab Spring, stock market

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