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Egypt Signals Qatar Loan Already Spent
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Egypt's central bank said on Thursday that a $2 billion loan from Qatar arrived in December, implying that the money had already been eaten up defending the currency before the foreign reserves crisis became public late last year. News of the Qatari ...
Pound for Pound
Doha aid fails to stem Egypt currency woes
Qatar on Defense Over Meddling in Egypt
Egypt Names a New Central Bank Governor
Egypt's president on Thursday named a new head for the country's central bank, after the resignation of the longtime chief amid a crippling economic crisis and pound devaluation. Hesham Ramez, an executive from one of Egypt's largest private banks ...
Governor of Egypt's Central Bank resigns
Hisham Ramez Named as Egypt Central Bank Governor by Mursi
Egypt to turn off half street lights to save electricity
Egypt's President Invited to Iran, Discusses Syria
Iran's foreign minister on Thursday invited Egypt's president to visit Tehran again, a sign of improved relations between the two nations since an Islamist government took over in Cairo. Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi discussed the Syria ...
Iran's foreign minister works to woo Egypt in Cairo visit
Syria overshadows Iran charm offensive in Egypt
Iranian FM Salehi on charm offensive in Egypt
Archaeologists unearth 3000-year-old Egypt tombs
CAIRO Egypt's Antiquities Minister says Italian archaeologists have unearthed tombs over 3,000 years old in the ancient city of Luxor. Mohammed Ibrahim says the discovery was made beneath the mortuary temple of King Amenhotep II, seventh Pharaoh of ...
Luxor Tombs Discovered In Egypt Beneath King Amenhotep II Temple
CAIRO — Egypt's Antiquities Minister says Italian archaeologists have unearthed tombs over 3000 years old in the ancient city of Luxor. Mohammed Ibrahim says the discovery was made beneath the mortuary temple of King Amenhotep II, seventh Pharaoh of ...
Ancient tombs unearthed in Egyptian city of Luxor
Ancient tombs unearthed in Egypt
3000-year-old tombs unearthed in Egypt
Ghana impress in defeat of seven-time champions Egypt
The Black Stars - who were playing an Egypt side who have lacked competitive football since the suspension of their league last February - will also face Mali and Niger in host nation South Africa. Earlier in the day, Gabon and Nations Cup-bound ...
Ghana 3-0 Egypt
Ghana hammer Egypt
Black Stars stun Egypt in Nations Cup warm-up match, burying the seven-time ...
Egyptian president invited to visit Iran
U.S. News & World Report
CAIRO (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Thursday invited Egypt's president to visit Tehran again, a sign of improved relations between the two nations since an Islamist government took over in Cairo. Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi discussed ...
Egypt's Jews and the Brotherhood's surprise offer
They point out the many Jews who rose to the top, including famed singer Leila Mourad or Joseph Cattaoui, who was finance minister to King Fuad; Al Ahram Weekly waxes lyrical at the 988,000 Jews who lived in Egypt before the war – never mind the fact ...
Egypt's Mursi names new central bank chief
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi has named Hisham Ramez, a former deputy central banker, as the new central bank chief after accepting the resignation of Farouk El-Okdah, the government said in a statement on Thursday. Ramez is ...
A timely play for Egypt today
Last week, in my roundup of the theatrical scene in Egypt in 2012, I said: 'It was the independent theatre that held the theatrical fort when the state theatre organization seemed to give it up and, hopefully, it will continue to resist religious ...