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Campaign has collected more than 3000 signatures to reject ‘US interference’ in Egypt
The United States again faces the unpalatable policy dilemma that has shaped decades of relations with Egypt
EU Foreign Minister’s decisions may be ineffective without US support, says expert
Decision to suspend military and financial aid still undecided
Germany’s economic ministry indicated on Saturday that it had frozen all decisions on arms exports to Egypt.
While condemning the use of force by the military-backed interim government, many lawmakers expressed concern that halting aid would further erode US influence over the most populous Arab country
Qatar on Wednesday forcefully condemned the crackdown by Egyptian security forces on supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood
New campaign “to revive national sovereignty”
The United States has struggled to develop a coherent approach to Egypt since veteran strongman Hosni Mubarak, a close ally, was deposed in 2011.
Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham call for a transitional roadmap with clear timetables and inclusive reconciliation
Financial donations to be distributed after Eid Al-Fitr
Despite ‘danger’ of visit, US senators to present ‘unified message’ to Egypt
Head of Arabian House of Consultancy for Financial and Economic Investment says aid a reflection of “a conflict, and to show loyalty and support to Egypt.”
Expert: Value of aid is “economically misleading” and unlikely to raise the foreign reserve level
Vacation planners serving Gulf tourists can enjoy incentives including discounts on EgyptAir flights as well as at some facilities, with the aim of luring larger numbers of Arab tourists to the country.
The US administration’s definition of Morsi’s ouster will determine status of future financial assistance to Egypt
The financial support is said be distributed on the 27th of Ramadan, 5August; however no official statement was issued by the ministry.
In a sign of support to Egypt’s economy, which continues to reel from more than two years of unrest, Gulf states have pledged $12bn aid
Many domestic businessmen, however, disagree; a number have already expressed optimism since the ousting of former president Mohamed Morsi on 3 July, citing a mostly-gaining stock exchange benchmark index, a slight increase in the value of the local currency, and an influx of foreign aid.
IMF officials reinforced the need to encourage the growth of a strong new Egyptian economy rooted in the private sector, and build on competition instead of favouritism.
Syndicate claims similar procedures were taken with all other victims of clashes, disputed by members
Aide to the Minister of Planning: Financial aid received from Arab countries will begin to be converted next week
$12bn total aid pledged by Gulf states should assist Egypt’s beaten economy if properly used, experts say
Economic expert says US aid is “worthless” compared to Egypt’s GDP
IMF was working “constructively” with the authorities with the hope of a swift conclusion of loan negotiations: IMF spokesman
Obama has refused to publicly specify exactly how Washington will increase aid to the Syrian opposition, after his government said it would offer military support for the first time after determining President Bashar Al-Assad had used chemical weapons.
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Amr Darrag discussed a €200m grant to support Egypt’s public budget (currently running a 10.6% of GDP deficit) with EU delegation head James Moran
Members of Congress and civil society heads call Egypt’s transition a “mess,” lobby Morsi for pardons for convicted NGO workers
Experts express concerns over Egypt’s alarming internal debt
$3bn gas swap deal delayed by legal details