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Sisi: the sweetheart of private investors: Cabinet approves draft law aimed at opening electricity sector | Mada Masr

Egypt’s Cabinet on Wednesday approved a draft law that will pave the way for privatization of the country’s electricity sector. The draft law has now been sent to the State Council for review. According to a Cabinet statement, the new … Continue reading

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Update on the Egyptian Economy

Egypt Turns to Western Economic Advisers signalling possible reforms under Sisi “Gulf allies opposed to the Muslim Brotherhood have extended a lifeline exceeding $12 billion in cash and petroleum products to help Egypt stave off economic collapse. The hiring of Lazard and … Continue reading

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Boom, Bust and Boom in Dubai “Less revealed through crisis have been the domestic social repercussions of Dubai’s openness to the world. Segregating and then expelling foreign workers when they attempt to strike is one manifestation. But the reaction from … Continue reading

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Syria and the Arab Spring: The Evolution of the Conflict and the Role of the Domestic and External Factors

The Syrian uprising passed its one year mark with the Ba’th regime still in power. Since the beginning of the uprising, however, peaceful protests have declined and have been replaced by armed struggle. What were the factors that determined the … Continue reading

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