Egypt: COVID-19 and antiquities officials, reluctance and confusion

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Hussein Duqeil Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypt-covid-19-and-antiquities-officials-reluctance-and-confusion/ As Egyptian tourism was beginning to recover from its depression over years, the outbreak of the coronavirus has led to full deterioration of tourism activity in the country. Although this crisis has negatively affected...

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Renaissance Dam – The Question of War and Negotiation

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Essam Abdel Shafy Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/renaissance-dam-the-question-of-war-and-negotiation/ Amid accelerated developments in the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), against the backdrop of negotiation rounds held under the auspices of the United States during the period from December 2019 to February 2020...

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Fragile Fundamentals Under the Strain of Global Crisis: Egypt’s Economy During and After COVID-19

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Timothy E. Kaldas Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/fragile-fundamentals-under-the-strain-of-global-crisis-egypts-economy-during-and-after-covid-19/ It’s increasingly clear that the outbreak of COVID-19 will be devastating for the global economy. The IMF has declared that the economic fallout will be the worst...

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Egypt government policy to address COVID-19 Pandemic

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Abdel-Wahab Mohamed Original Link:  https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-economic-decisions-to-address-coronavirus-repercussions/ On March 11, 2020, WHO declared Covid-19 as a pandemic after continued assessment of its outbreak worldwide. “WHO has been assessing this outbreak around the clock and we are deeply concerned both by the alarming...

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Egypt’s economic decisions to address coronavirus repercussions

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/egypts-economic-decisions-to-address-coronavirus-repercussions/ The economic balance is based on equality between supply (manifested in businessmen) and demand (represented by consumers), and it is assumed that the policies to face the coronavirus crisis should address the expected negative...

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Will Egypt’s Military Companies Float?

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Yezid Sayigh Original Link: https://carnegie-mec.org/2020/04/07/will-egypt-s-military-companies-float-pub-81487 The proposal to list military businesses on the Egyptian Stock Exchange may founder due to issues of transparency, profitability, unfair competition, and legal ambiguity. Read more at original link

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What does COVID-19 mean for Egypt’s economy?

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Yasser Elnaggar Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/publications/what-does-covid-19-mean-egypts-economy COVID-19 has disrupted both supply and demand around the world. Egypt is not immune to the recessionary trends caused by the sudden halt in supply chains and the sharp decline in demand, domestically and globally, resulting from the rapid spread of the...

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Egypt’s Expanding Military Economy

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Mahmoud Khalid Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/81376 Egypt’s Sovereign Wealth Fund signed a cooperative agreement on February 3 with the National Service Projects Organization (NSPO). The NSPO is an apparatus affiliated with the armed forces that was established during the late President Anwar Sadat’s leadership to ensure...

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Repercussions of the Spread of COVID-19 on Egyptian Economy

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Ahmed Zikrallah Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/repercussions-of-the-spread-of-covid-19-on-egyptian-economy/ With the sweeping spread of the coronavirus in February and March 2020, and the repercussions of this on global economies, questions arise about the nature of the likely effects that this “pandemic” can cause in Egypt, especially...

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Egypt – Freedom In The World 2020

Source: Freedom House Author(s): Freedom House Original Link:  https://freedomhouse.org/country/egypt/freedom-world/2020 President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who first took power in a 2013 coup, has governed Egypt in an increasingly authoritarian manner. Meaningful political opposition is virtually nonexistent, as expressions of dissent can draw criminal prosecution and imprisonment. Civil...

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While GERD’s Reservoir Remains Empty, Tensions Rise in Dam Dispute

Source: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy Author(s): Timothy E. Kaldas Original Link: https://timep.org/commentary/analysis/while-gerds-reservoir-remains-empty-tensions-rise-in-dam-dispute/ This past week, Ethiopia opted to skip what was billed as the final round of talks in Washington to resolve the dispute over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Resolving the dispute over...

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