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Critics say the controversial canal project will put Turkey into unnecessary debt, risk catastrophic environmental damage and rankle Russia.

Anti-Sisi whistle blower Mohamed Ali faces extradition to Egypt on grounds of fraud and money-laundering.

Figures reveal staggering depletion of Saudi foreign reserves

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Figures reveal staggering depletion of Saudi foreign reserves

Figures released by the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority show the kingdom’s foreign wealth reserves have fallen by a massive $233 billion over the past five years

Can Sisi ride out coronavirus and Egypt's crippled economy?

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Can Sisi ride out coronavirus and Egypt's crippled economy?

Comment: While the army continues to tighten its grip on the economy, Egypt is facing new challenges, including a towering debt the collapse of ...

Why Trump's India visit is more theatre than substance

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Why Trump's India visit is more theatre than substance

In-depth: Trump's visit to India is billed as historic, but it's likely more about optics and theatre for domestic consumption rather than grand ...

The New Arab

Mohamed Ali: The businessman-turned-actor who called for Egypt protests

Videos of Mohamed Ali, a military contractor, gripped Egypt before Friday's huge protests.

Bill Law

Aramco attacks threaten Saudi economy

At a time when MbS was attempting to refloat the delayed sale of Aramco shares, the drone attacks have laid bare the extreme vulnerability of ...

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund seeks new foreign loan

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is in the final stages of acquiring a $10 billion loan form foreign banks.

Mel Plant

'Too big to lose': Inside the battle for Istanbul

In-depth: For the first time in 24 years, Turkey's AKP lost control of Istanbul. Now, the battle is happening all over again.

Chinese withdraw from Egypt's project to build new capital

The New Arab

Chinese withdraw from Egypt's project to build new capital

The Chinese construction company apparently withdrew from the agreement, after the Egyptian government complained over pricing for works quoted ...

Alex Wright

Former Sisi campaigner turns his back on president

Blog: Hazem Abd al-Azim appears to have had second thoughts over supporting the Egyptian president.

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