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Suez Canal Development Chief: Project Will Be Economy Locomotive

Head of Egypt’s Suez Canal development reveals that powerful project to rejuvenate and expand vital region should have started years ago.

Freedom and Justice Party: Egypt Resources Sufficient Substitute for World Bank Loans

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood political wing, the FJP, assures that the country can rely on its own resources to forge forward, progress and prosper, away from ‘painkiller’ IMF loan solutions, with

Parliament Inclined to Reject World Bank Loan

While MP Al-Husseini says Parliament is looking for alternatives to international loans, stressing that they would politically and economically chain down any upcoming government; Fahmi Abdu reveals that MPs have

Egypt: World Bank Appoints Egyptian Director

World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick today appointed Egyptian Investment Minister Mahmoud Mohieldin Managing Director of the World Bank Group.

Mubarak’s Regime may be a Victim of its Own Success

By focusing on western demands for economic restructuring – and the personal enrichment that has accompanied it – Egypt’s ruling elites have become almost comically out of touch with their

…and the yearning for democracy

Different yet linked, Egypt's 1919 and 1952 revolutions were successes that failed to produce democracy. This lacuna must be now filled, writes Wahid Abdel-Meguid

Ending the Nile water dispute

Over the weekend, Congolese President Joseph Kabila and Kenyan Prime Minister Raila Odinga visited Egypt in an attempt to resolve Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) fractures after four upstream countries signed

Historical Amnesia: Haiti and Media Presentation

Once in debt, the IMF and World Bank stepped in and as is usual with their actions, demanded trade concessions and internal financial changes that not only increased the indebtedness