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  • Egypt announces plans to build new capital

    Egypt's government announced Friday plans to build a new capital adjacent to Cairo, in a massive new project that in its first phase would cost $45 billion and take up to seven years to complete. Housing Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced the plan at...
  • Security boosted, Egypt resort polished for investor meeting

    Police, soldiers and masked special forces wielding new assault rifles man checkpoints along the main roads of Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, which has been freshly polished for an international conference opening Friday seeking billions of...
  • Zahi Hawass urges military action to save Iraq's ancient sites

    Zahi Hawass urges military action to save Iraq's ancient sites
    If it were up to Zahi Hawass, international boots would be on the ground in Iraq, assigned to guard or rescue winged divinities and other relics of ancient Sumeria, Assyria and Babylon that have fallen in harm's way because of the religious fanaticism...
  • Economic Indicators of Egypt's economy ahead of conference

    Egypt is making its most ambitious push to lure foreign and private investors, hoping to propel growth and provide employment after four years of turmoil that have brutalized the economy since the 2011 uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak....
  • Egypt seeks to bolster economy after four years of turmoil

    Egypt seeks to bolster economy after four years of turmoil
    Egypt on Friday opened an international investors’ conference that it hopes will drum up billions of dollars in business and help revive an economy that has been in dire straits for the last four years of political turmoil. Heavy security...
  • Egypt tycoon says family to invest billions in new projects

    A tycoon from Egypt's wealthiest family said Friday that they are putting up a fifth of the country's investment needs this year because it is the most stable place in a turbulent Middle East. Naguib Sawiris, who built a telecommunications empire and...
  • On eve of conference, Egypt president passes investment laws

    Egypt's president approved a package of amendments to investment laws on Thursday, aimed at enticing foreign investors on the eve of a major economic conference that will bring together hundreds of business executives and foreign leaders. President...
  • Egypt's workers fear repeat of past woes in investment drive

    Just days before Egypt holds a major economic conference to attract foreign investors, scores of workers held the latest in a string of protests outside government offices in Cairo, complaining they had not been paid for months and accusing officials of...
  • Egypt resort groomed for investors as bombs explode elsewhere

    CAIRO As small bomb attacks struck Cairo and cities across Egypt in the past two weeks, Sharm El Sheikh was being beautified in readiness for the money men. The Red Sea resort will host an investor conference starting Friday that carries a weight of...
  • Egypt sentences 4 men to 3 years in prison over dog killing

    An Egyptian court on Wednesday convicted four men over the grisly killing of a dog whose torture was captured on video, sentencing them to three years in prison. The video, which triggered an uproar on social media, shows the dog named Max tied up on a...
  • Egypt conference to tell world Egypt is ready for investment

    Egypt has been pumping up the hype for months for its international conference opening Friday, aimed at drawing investors from around the world. Television channels show a countdown clock to the start alongside heroic footage of factories and captains...