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Deserted Egyptian hotels reflect impact of turmoil Deserted Egyptian hotels reflect impact of turmoil(0)

Egypt’s hotel occupancy rates continue to fall as the country’s hospitality sector reels from the continued political turmoil. CONTINUE READING

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Hope springs as Egypt property remains resilient Hope springs as Egypt property remains resilient(0)

Amid the gloom, Egypt’s real estate sector continues to remain resilient. CONTINUE READING

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Hope springs as Egypt property remains resilient Hope springs as Egypt property remains resilient(0)

Amid the gloom, Egypt’s real estate sector continues to remain resilient.

SODIC, or Sixth of October For Development and Investment Company, saw strong new sales in the second quarter published on September 4. CONTINUE READING

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Political revolt leaves Egyptian economy struggling Political revolt leaves Egyptian economy struggling(0)

Government expenditure has risen 45%, taxes 28% and subsidies 79% since the Egyptian revolution, according to a new report. CONTINUE READING

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Egypt risks debt default as political impasse continues Egypt risks debt default as political impasse continues(0)

Egypt is the fifth most likely country set to default according to latest data from S&P Capital IQ. CONTINUE READING

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Egypt politics keep investors on the sidelines Egypt politics keep investors on the sidelines(0)

The Egyptian market soared more than 7% as news of the Muslim Brotherhood government’s ouster was announced and investors hoped it would lead to greater market-focused economic decision-making. CONTINUE READING

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No light yet at the end of Egypt’s political tunnel No light yet at the end of Egypt’s political tunnel(0)

In an ironic twist, the Egyptian army has saved democracy-seeking citizens from the Muslim Brotherhood. And while there is much rejoicing among the liberal, secular and even Salafists, the army may have set a dangerous precedent. CONTINUE READING

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IMF loan may be sole lifeline for Egypt IMF loan may be sole lifeline for Egypt(0)

The Egyptian economy appears to be free falling as crisis after crisis seems to chip away at business confidence. CONTINUE READING

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The Arab World is getting hotter and drier, and there is a danger that the snow-peaked caps of Lebanon, Arabian Gulf coastal areas and coral reefs threaten the tourism industry, a new report warns. CONTNUE READING

100 Million Tourists For MENA Countries 100 Million Tourists For MENA Countries(0)
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The Middle East tourism industry’s progress was cut short by the Arab Spring crisis and it’s still reeling from the after shocks that reverberate in countries across the region. CONTINUE READING

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