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  • Egypt’s 77% Stock Rally Tips Generals Winning Investors

    Egyptian stocks are showing all the signs that investors favor a return to a military-backed rule to end three years of political turmoil and revive an economy stuck in its worst slump in two decades.

  • Middle East’s Water Scarcity Seen as Food Security Issue

    Water scarcity is one of the most urgent food-security issues for countries in the Near East and North Africa, with fresh-water availability expected to fall 50 percent by 2050, the UN’s Food & Agriculture Organization said.

  • Obama Bid for Russia Reset Slips Amid Cold War Iciness

    If mounting U.S. frustration with Russia wasn’t clear enough after President Barack Obama blamed Moscow on Feb. 11 for the starvation of Syrian civilians, this week offered plenty of other signals.

  • Saudi King Sees Egypt Too Big to Fail Under Friendly General

    When Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah held talks with Secretary of State John Kerry on Nov. 4, his main concern wasn’t U.S. policy toward Iran’s nuclear program or Syria’s war as the visitors had expected: it was Egypt.

  • Egypt to Free Prisoners Linked to Sadat Killing, Al Ahram Says

    Egypt’s military rulers ordered the release of Abboud and Tarek El-Zomor, who were imprisoned for their role in the assassination of former President Anwar Sadat , the semi-official Al Ahram newspaper said today.

  • Billionaire Facing Death Threats Says Egypt Risks Becoming Iran

    From his 33rd-floor penthouse apartment with sweeping views of the Nile River, Naguib Sawiris, Egypt’s best-known billionaire and most prominent Christian, can hear the chants of Friday prayers in the distance. As he sits down to a breakfast of taameya and ful, dishes made from fava beans, demonstrators are gathering in Cairo’s Tahrir Square for a planned protest, this time aimed at stopping military trials of thousands of civilians arrested during the revolution that brought down the regime of President Hosni Mubarak.

  • Lawyer Suing Bank of China Brings ‘Private CIA’ to Boies

    Fresh off a stint as a counter- terrorism adviser on Bill Clinton’s National Security Council, attorney Lee Wolosky was hoping to return to law. Most firms, he says, saw a guy with a two-year experience gap who’d need to start near the bottom.

  • Impotent Mursi Losing Grip on Egypt as Unrest Prompts Reversals

    Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi’s declaration of a state of emergency in three restive provinces had all the earmarks of an autocrat’s command, right down to the 9 p.m. curfew.

  • All of Your Egypt Questions Answered

    Jeffrey Goldberg answers all your questions about Egypt's conflict.

  • Don’t Let the Egyptian Army Follow Caesar’s Script: Noah Feldman

    At least since Julius Caesar came back from Gaul and made himself emperor, generals who overthrow the government have followed the same script: They take power only to make the country safe for rule by the people. Then they usually find a way to maintain their influence, even if they allow elections.

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