Islamic finance down in post-Mursi Egypt

2013-09-01 15:11

Islamic finance has lost support in Egypt, but economic pressures mean the industry remains likely to grow, analysts say.

Billionaires target Egypt investments

2013-07-17 10:47

Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris and his billionaire brothers will be investing in Egypt "like never before" after the ousting of president Mohamed Mursi.

Gulf billions buy Egypt economy space

2013-07-11 09:48

Grants and loans from Gulf States buy Egypt time to try and stabilise its politics and repair its finances - or face fresh economic turmoil, analysts say.

Egypt violence builds, American among dead

2013-06-29 08:24

Two people, one an American student, have been killed after protesters stormed an office of Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood in Alexandria, adding to growing tension ahead of mass rallies aimed at unseating the Islamist president.

Mursi cuts Egypt's Syria ties

2013-06-16 12:35

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has said he has cut all diplomatic ties with Damascus and has backed a no-fly zone over Syria.

Ethiopia snubs Egypt by signing treaty

2013-06-13 17:22

Ethiopia's parliament has unanimously ratified a treaty, which strips Egypt of its right to the lion's share of the Nile River waters.

Activist held for insulting president

2013-05-01 10:50

A prominent Egyptian campaigner has been detained over accusations of insulting President Mohamed Mursi, state media have reported.

Egypt president scraps decree

2012-12-09 09:13

Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has cancelled a decree that gave him sweeping powers and sparked deadly violence, but did not delay this month's referendum.

'Imperative' Egypt military hand over power

2012-06-21 08:58

Egyptian military authorities must cede power to the winner of the country's first post-Mubarak presidential elections, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says.

Mursi, Shafiq 'set for Egypt run-off'

2012-05-25 09:05

A Muslim Brotherhood official says the group's candidate in the first free presidential election in Egypt would enter a run-off vote next month with the last PM to serve Hosni Mubarak before he was ousted.

New Brotherhood candidate for Egypt poll

2012-04-21 19:02

The Muslim Brotherhood's new presidential candidate, pitched into the race after its first choice was disqualified, promises to govern in coalition and to steady Egypt.


Egypt unrest hurts Kenyan tea exports

2013-07-29 10:40

Kenya's tea exports to Egypt have fallen as turmoil in the biggest market for the top grade Kenyan product hit sales, traders say.

Kuwait sends $200m worth of oil to Egypt

2013-07-15 07:56

Kuwait has reportedly sent two oil tankers carrying crude and diesel worth $200m to Egypt, part of a $4bn aid package after the ouster of President Mohamed Mursi.

Egypt faces rising financial risk - data

2013-07-05 18:56

While markets have cheered the ouster of unpopular President Mohamed Mursi, data shows that financial risks are about to escalate.

Egypt army ready to prevent conflict

2013-06-23 18:30

Egypt's army has issued a sharp warning to rival political factions that it would not stand by if opposition rallies next weekend descend into conflict.

Egypt's Sufis thrive despite attacks

2013-06-14 17:05

Egypt's Sufi Muslims say their places of worship are under threat by rising radicalism, as shrines sacred to them are coming under attack by Islamist hard-liners who deem them heretical.

Jailed blogger begins hunger strike

2013-06-06 20:33

A prominent Egyptian blogger has begun a hunger strike in protest of his detention.

Libya to help ease Egypt's financial woes

2013-04-28 15:03

Libya will soon start shipping oil to Egypt on soft credit terms as Cairo struggles to pay for energy imports and avoid fuel shortages, officials say.

Tahrir Square protests as Egypt awaits result

2012-06-22 07:53

Thousands of protesters have filled Cairo's Tahrir Square as Egypt's rival presidential candidates, an Islamist and former general, accused each of trying to steal an election whose result is still not known.

Egypt to announce poll result

2012-05-28 10:41

Egypt's election committee is set to announce first results of the presidential poll, an official says, after unofficial counts showed it would go to a run-off.

Egyptian candidate pulls out for Moussa

2012-05-17 09:07

One of the 13 candidates running for the Egyptian presidency has pulled out of the race to support veteran diplomat Amr Moussa, a report says.

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