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Qatar Throws Egypt $2.5B Currency Lifeline - Voice of America Tue, 08 Jan 2013 20:45:51 GMT

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Qatar Throws Egypt $2.5B Currency Lifeline
Voice of America
"There was an initial package of $2.5 billion, of which $0.5 billion was a grant and $2 billion a deposit," Qatari Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani told reporters, referring to the aid it has provided since Egypt's uprising two years ago.
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Cairo's New Normal: Protests Spawn a World of Walls and Barricades - TIME Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:52:18 GMT

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Cairo's New Normal: Protests Spawn a World of Walls and Barricades
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... engineers and soldiers build a third line of concrete blocks outside of. GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP / Getty Images. Egyptian army engineers and soldiers build a third line of concrete blocks outside of the Egyptian presidential palace in Cairo, Dec. 9 ...


Qatar aiding Egypt with extra $2.5 billion - Huffington Post Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:44:30 GMT

Qatar aiding Egypt with extra $2.5 billion
Huffington Post
CAIRO — Qatar announced Tuesday it was doubling its financial aid to the Egyptian government with a new injection of $2.5 billion, underlining its role in propping up Cairo's foreign currency reserves and highlighting its strong ties with the Muslim ...


Egypt must convince people of need for IMF - Lagarde - Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 22:12:19 GMT

Egypt must convince people of need for IMF - Lagarde
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ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Egypt's government must strongly endorse a $4.8 billion IMF loan agreement to its people as a step towards stabilizing an economy pummeled by a turbulent transition from autocratic rule, the head of the world lender said on Tuesday.

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Analysis: Egypt's currency crisis hinges on household dollars - Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:56:41 GMT

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Analysis: Egypt's currency crisis hinges on household dollars
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - The key to preventing a messy devaluation of Egypt's pound may lie with the country's households, whose dollar holdings are being eyed by foreign investors as a critical gauge of trust in the authorities. Countless emerging market ...
Egypt pound slides to record low after Central Bank auctionAhram Online
CBE fails to balance exchange marketDaily News Egypt
Egypt- Foreign reserves at USD15b, enough for 3 months' importsMENAFN.COM
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Egypt struggles to buy oil as currency crisis deepens - Reuters UK Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:43:36 GMT

Egypt struggles to buy oil as currency crisis deepens
Reuters UK
LONDON (Reuters) - Egypt's currency crisis has intensified its oil supply troubles, as the weaker pound makes it more difficult for cash-strapped Cairo to buy vital crude for its refineries. State-owned Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has ...
Egypt Fuel-Subsidy Spending May Climb in January QuarterBloomberg

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Former Judge Challenges Egypt's Constitution - ABC News Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:33:43 GMT

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Former Judge Challenges Egypt's Constitution
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The only female judge to sit on Egypt's highest court said Tuesday she has filed the first legal challenge against the country's highly contentious constitution, which cost her the seat she held. Tahani el-Gebali said she filed her complaint to the ...

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Building a new Egypt: Where we are today - Fortune Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:07:31 GMT

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Building a new Egypt: Where we are today
Fortune
No nation can be rebuilt in short order. Egypt is no exception. A Harvard Business School professor describes how business leaders can help. 130108032311-tahrir-square-egypt-gallery-horizontal. By Tarun Khanna. FORTUNE -- When Hosni Mubarak's ...
Egypt: From Revolution to ReferendumThink Africa Press
Morsi Manages Egypt's Economic DeclineAl-Monitor

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Egypt's Christians worried by Islamists' rise - Washington Post Tue, 08 Jan 2013 00:42:05 GMT

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Egypt's Christians worried by Islamists' rise
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GIZA, EgyptEgypt's Christians were worried about their safety on Monday as they marked the first Christmas under Islamist rule, with Coptic Pope Tawadros II urging worshipers “not to be afraid” and some complaining that their lives had gone from ...
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Egypt's Copts look to future with forebodingBoston Globe
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Christmas Confusion as Copts Experience "Other" Egypt - Brookings Institution Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:52:08 GMT

Christmas Confusion as Copts Experience "Other" Egypt
Brookings Institution
Yesterday was a rather confusing day for many Western observers of the Arab world, particularly Egypt. Many in Europe and North America had taken an extended holiday, considering the proximity to Christmas Day and New Year's Day – and most of them ...

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