'Borrowing is the solution for now' says the finance minister as Egypt announces a $2.2 billion World Bank loan, but analysts doubt it alone can alleviate deep-set economic problems
Egypt grasps at Sinai and Arab tourism to boost the hard-hit travel sector, including promotion of Ramadan Lanterns arts fest and Guinness world record setter, Hisham Nessim’s climb of Sinai’s highest peak
Despite their joy at the revolution's accomplishments, Egyptian workers in tourism are finding their jobs severely impacted by the country's political upheaval
A new post-Mubarak administration is expected to show more interest in Islamic finance despite fears of an Islamic takeover
An initial agreement gives back to the Egyptian government the majority of the Toshka land project in Upper Egypt, while an Egyptian court examines the contract under which Al-Waleed Bin Talal acquired the land
Moody's report on the banking sector is adding to corruption investigation woes, leading investors to retrench in safer stock
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