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Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has hit out at Egypt's coronavirus restrictions, suggesting some interesting alternatives.

Comment: Pyongyang's cooperation with Middle East regimes is a dangerous and destabilising force, writes Owais Zaheer.

Billionaire 'would rather invest in NKorea than Saudi Arabia'

The New Arab

Billionaire 'would rather invest in NKorea than Saudi Arabia'

Egyptian billionaire would not invest in Saudi Arabia where he is not "convinced there is rule of law and order".

Egypt revives plans for new desert capital

The New Arab & agencies

Egypt revives plans for new desert capital

Plans for a new Egyptian capital were first announced in March 2015 and it has been touted as a solution to overcrowding, pollution and rising ...

Nuclear crisis puts Egypt's dealings with Pyongyang under microscope

Gehad Quisay

Nuclear crisis puts Egypt's dealings with Pyongyang under microscope

Comment: The Trump administration expects its allies to fall in line over North Korea, but that may prove complicated for Egypt's military ...

The New Arab

Egypt 'must meet six conditions' to resume US aid

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi must meet six conditions set by the United States to ensure the resumption of financial aid to Cairo, diplomatic sources have said.

Ibrahim Alsahary

Egypt's wave of privatisation: What does Sawiris really know?

Comment: He already won big from Cairo's sell-off of the telecoms industry, now billionaire oligarch Naguib Sawiris stands to profit hugely in ...

Imogen Lambert

Hope offered for Syrian refugees denied to Egypt's poorest

International praise for Egyptian billionaire Sawiris's plan to house Syrian refugees has done nothing to reduce criticism of his role in forced ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris 'serious' about buying 'refugee island'

One of Egypt's wealthiest businessmen Naguib Sawiris insists that he is serious about buying a Mediterranean island to house refugees, but will ...

Cairo consulate blast targets homes slated for corporate demolition

Imogen Lambert

Cairo consulate blast targets homes slated for corporate demolition

Analysis: The bombing of the Italian consulate in Egypt's capital has damaged family homes already under threat from multi-million dollar ...

Alex Wright

Pro-Sisi Egyptian tycoon casts doubts on Suez Canal project

Tycoon and outspoken supporter of the Egyptian government Naguib Sawiris described the Suez Canal mega-project as not thoroughly planned out.

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