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    1. 3 hours ago

      Family businesses: sons, daughters and outsiders

      ...highlight of a three-day family assembly” of Wadi Group, an Egypt-based agribusiness conglomerate that includes Wadi Food, with an...date. The assembly convenes every 18 months, alternately in Egypt and Lebanon. Another business to have worked with the IFC corporate...By Heba Saleh

    2. October 19, 2014

      Big banks giving up on their global ambitions

      ...Japan was one of 11 countries where the US bank said it would pull out of its consumer banking operations entirely, including Egypt, Costa Rica and Hungary. “While these consumer franchises have real value, we didn’t see a path for meaningful return...Martin Arnold and Camilla Hall

    3. October 19, 2014

      The star-crossed quest for the next Mohamed El-Erian

      ...central bank governors seeking foreign investment. Those receiving praise from visiting fund houses and IMF directors included Egypt’s Hisham Ramez, whose troubled country recently slashed fuel subsidies, raised billions for much-needed infrastructure...By Yuri Bender

    1. October 17, 2014

      ‘Abducting a General’, by Patrick Leigh Fermor; ‘Kidnap in Crete’, by Rick Stroud

      ...mountains and hidden there until such time as it was safe to bring him back down to the coast and escort him via submarine to Egypt. Although his driver had his throat cut because he was unable to keep up, Kreipe gave his parole as a prisoner to Leigh Fermor – a fellow...Christopher Silvester

    2. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2014

      Guest post: European energy security is a delicate balancing act

      ...Europe, substantial gas discoveries in the eastern Mediterranean could be used to meet growing demand from countries such as Egypt and Jordan, contributing to their stability and decreasing their dependency on other sources. • It is very positive that...guest writer

    3. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2014

      Egypt's bold reforms start to bear fruit

      ...political and economic turmoil will yield Egypt GDP growth of 3.5 per cent in the year...according to Renaissance Capital. Last week, Egypt posted GDP growth of 2.2 per cent for...behind the hope that has surged through Egypt since President Fattah al-Sisi came to...Mian Ridge

    4. October 16, 2014

      UK bankers warn on territorial battle between regulators

      ...build walls around institutions”. Citigroup said this week it was pulling out of consumer banking in 11 countries, including Egypt, Japan and the Czech Republic. HSBC has withdrawn from retail banking in more than a dozen countries, such as Colombia and...Martin Arnold, Sam Fleming

    5. October 16, 2014

      Turkey: In the line of fire

      ...and its Islamist-rooted rulers for guidance. On a tour of Egypt, Libya and Tunisia, Mr Erdogan was acclaimed by vast crowds...will ultimately triumph and remains a prominent supporter of Egypt’s elected but ousted Muslim Brotherhood government. He is...Daniel Dombey

    6. October 16, 2014

      Carter Center withdraws from Egypt amid rights crackdown

      ...said it is closing down its office in Egypt due to restrictions on civil society and...The group added that it would not monitor Egypt’s forthcoming parliamentary elections...pressure on activists and rights groups in Egypt. All civil society and human rights groups...Heba Saleh in Cairo

    7. October 16, 2014

      Investors eye energy opportunities as Egypt slashes subsidies

      Ahmed Heikal, the head of one of Egypt’s largest investment companies, has...and analysts say investor sentiment in Egypt has improved in the past few months...Business people still complain of Egypt’s extensive red tape, severe energy shortages...Heba Saleh in Cairo

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