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Divisive: The Muslim Brotherhood has called on Egyptians to “reclaim the democracy they fought so hard for”

Egypt appoints Brotherhood critic as justice minister Subscription Required

21 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

 Ahmed el-Zend of the Muslim Brotherhood has been appointed as Egypt’s new justice minister

Stock market

Emaar Misr to list Subscription Required

20 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Property developer plans IPO of Egyptian subsidiary

Egypt Suez Canal

Suez Canal investment laws to be finalised Subscription Required

20 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Suez Canal Zone investment laws to be revised before sent to president for ratification

Cairo

Cairo delays capital gains tax for two years Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Egypt puts stock market tax on hold

RWE Dea Drilling rig in Disouq Egyptian Nile Delta

Dea reduces stake in Egypt’s biggest energy project Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

West Nile Delta scheme is expected to see first gas in 2017

Gas

Egypt Gas records loss Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Higher wages for workers weigh on the company’s bottom line

Mohamed Mursi in jail

Mursi protests in Turkey Subscription Required

18 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Protests in Istanbul as Turkish government shows support for Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt Cairo

S&P revises Egypt rating Subscription Required

17 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

US rating agency revises Egypt’s outlook to positive from stable

Egypt Suez Canal

Suez Canal expansion to open ahead of schedule Subscription Required

17 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Suez Canal expansion work to be completed ahead of schedule

Mursi

Security fears following Mursi’s sentencing Subscription Required

17 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Egyptian Islamists have warned the authorities following the sentencing of ousted president

Mohammed Mursi in jail

Mursi sentenced to death by Egyptian court Subscription Required

16 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Former president is latest Muslim Brotherhood member to face execution

Egypt power generation

Egypt revising renewables power-purchase agreements Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Draft agreements were recently circulated to developers for feedback

Cairo skyline

Hill wins more Cairo project management work Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Firm will manage mixed-use development in Egyptian capital

Al-Sisi: Announced plans to form joint Arab force

Leaked Al-Sisi recording could cause rift Subscription Required

13 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Recordings claimed to have been authenticated by independent UK audio forensics firm

Three property projects announced in Egypt

World Bank approves Egypt housing finance Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Loan intended to benefit 4.2 million Egyptians

No BG gas shipments from Egypt

No BG gas shipments from Egypt Subscription Required

10 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Results reveal that no cargos were lifted in the first quarter

Mubarak to be retried on fraud charges

Mubarak given three-year jail sentence Subscription Required

10 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Sons handed four-year sentences

Egypt secures upgrade from Moody’s

Slow yet sure recovery for Egypt tourism Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Egypt’s tourism recovery is expected to press ahead following slow growth in the first quarter of 2015

Debt financing secured for Egypt’s $2.1bn Asyut hydrocracker

Egypt hydrocracker secures finance Subscription Required

6 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

About 6 institutions have committed to providing funds for the project

Dana Gas oil production declines in Egypt

Dana Gas oil production declines in Egypt Subscription Required

6 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Ageing assets blamed for drop

Analysis

Isis-affiliated group profile: Ansar Beir al-Maqdis

Sinai-base militants warn of increased activity Subscription Required

21 May 2015

Ansar Beit al-Magdis warn of more attacks on security forces

Divisive: The Muslim Brotherhood has called on Egyptians to “reclaim the democracy they fought so hard for”

Mursi verdict threatens stability Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

The death penalty handed to former president Mohamed Mursi could see mass protests return to Egypt

Top 100 projects by sector Q1 2015

Biggest projects by country, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards listed by value

Top 100 projects by sector Q1 2015

Biggest projects by sector, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards listed by value

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C) at a defence exhibition in February

MEED board report, May 2015 Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

US-based GE’s distributed power business finds promising markets in areas of volatility

GE sees opportunity in instability Subscription Required

27 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Firm’s CEO of distributed power talks about supply and generation challenges in region

Egypt security

Security fears dampen Egypt optimism Subscription Required

23 April 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

With $130bn worth of investments pledged, Egypt must tackle the security situation to ensure projects go ahead and confidence returns

Wind power a contender in North Africa

Wind power a contender in North Africa Subscription Required

23 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Latest bid prices put onshore wind in Egypt on par with gas generation

Largest defence budgets 2014

Joint Arab force gains traction Subscription Required

14 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Critics warn that a pan-Arab military force runs the risk of becoming a Sunni-led regional superpower unless properly governed

Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne

MEED board report, April 2015 Subscription Required

8 April 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Comment

Hossam Abougabal

Suez Canal area encouraged by investment laws

21 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

The waterway expansion and development of the surrounding area could transform Egypt’s economy

Mohammed Mursi in jail

Mursi death sentence could stall economic progress Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Untactful verdict from Egyptian courts could setback economic progress

Renewable energy

Renewables market hotspots taking off Subscription Required

28 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Excitement over Egypt, but Saudi Arabia’s plans remain unclear

Mursi

Mursi sentence could drive deeper divisions in Egypt Subscription Required

22 April 2015 | By Rebecca Spong

Twenty-year sentence highlights flaws in Egypt’s justice system

Banks to support Orascom-Ipic coal plant in Egypt

Progress with Egypt power schemes welcomed Subscription Required

21 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Cairo must ensure progress is made with all preliminary agreements for vital generation projects

Saudi Arabia army

Running the risk of war Subscription Required

14 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

A joint Arab military force is a positive move, but could still lead to war

Richard Thompson

Defining moment for Egypt

19 March 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Summit saw new alliance of regional and international stakeholders sign up for a war on issues that hold the region back

Cairo raised $130bn of investment pledges at the summit

Making good on promises Subscription Required

17 March 2015

The Sharm el-Sheikh conference is just the start of a very long and difficult journey for Egypt

Egypt's Capital City project

Cairo awakens with ambitious plans Subscription Required

17 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Egypt is beginning to look like a lucrative market for contractors

The Egyptian government is committed to implementing coal-fired schemes on a large scale

Cairo turns to coal Subscription Required

17 March 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Government forecasts it needs an additional 54GW of capacity to tackle power outages

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