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features
Tough times by the sea | A portrait of Fayed’s local tourism economy
Mostafa Darwish | Workers and summergoers at Fayed resort discuss the impact of Egypt's economic issues on the season
The We Want to Live campaign: Impoverishment is a political choice
Osman El Sharnoubi | How does this new grassroots campaign aim to pursue social justice for Egyptians?
What’s up with Egypt’s stock market?
Isabel Esterman | Egypt’s stock market, once one of the country’s economic success stories, has been sliding for the
Two takes on this year’s budget
Amira Salah-Ahmed | President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi officially ratified the budget for fiscal year 2015/16 last week after
Wael Ziada: Target GDP growth will be challenging to achieve
Amira Salah-Ahmed | President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi officially ratified the budget for fiscal year 2015/16 last week after
Amr Adly: State’s target of lower deficit is unrealistic
Amira Salah-Ahmed | President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi officially ratified the budget for fiscal year 2015/16 last week after
The bourgeoisie, real estate & nation-building, or how the Egyptian & Middle Eastern art markets operate, part 1
Ahmed Naji | In 1989, Egyptian billionaire businessman Nassef Sawiris walked in to a trade fair at the Marriott Hotel
Q&A with Sri Mulyani Indrawati, World Bank managing director
Amira Salah-Ahmed and Isabel Esterman | Whether hailed for spurring growth and helping Egypt modernize its economy or demonized for pushing austerity
How much FDI is enough to spur economic recovery?
Isabel Esterman | In the lead up to the Egypt Economic Development Conference (EEDC) that opened Friday in Sharm el-Sheikh,
 
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Opinion
Amr Adly
The IMF as knee surgeon on a cancerous patient
"You ask me about the poor and their problems? These are issues that need creative solutions"
Ayman S. Ashour
Egyptian startups: the need to localize
My journey as a mentor for Egyptian and Arab startup companies began some four years ago when an American
Mohamed Elmeshad
On the false hope of investor conferences
Once again, Egyptians must sit back and listen to their government convince them that they need to pin
 
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News
Sisi’s interview with state newspapers: Economy, HR and Israel-Palestine
Head of EgyptAir resigns after mismanagement accusations
Egypt among 5 countries most likely to default on debt: Bank of America
Unemployment dips to 12.7 percent in second quarter
Finance Ministry aims for 5% growth rate, 9.5% deficit in FY 2015/16
Suez Canal Authority to borrow US$450 mn in short-term loan
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Cartoons
Cheer up
Andeel | "Cheer up, you animal!"
Cartoon: The beggar
Andeel | Sisi: "You see how your lost eye is useful to country now? Hehehe."Sign: "Help a disabled person." 
Cartoon: Might as well
Andeel | "Dear God, may your mercy cleanse me of my sins like a white piece of cloth, may you purify my soul with... Wait by the way, that flat in 6th of October City, please please I want it without too much interest on the price. Please God, please... please!"