CAIRO Critics see him as an autocrat. The poor and middle class criticize his economic reforms. But one community of Egyptians - big business - is much happier with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as he heads for a second term after this week's election.
CAIRO Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is on course for a landslide election victory although there was little sign he had achieved the high turnout he sought, according to early estimates after polls closed in a three-day election. | Video
CAIRO Teacher Abdelrahman Ali wonders if he will be able to afford diapers for the second child his wife is expecting. He can no longer put meat on the dinner table and has to borrow money from his mother-in-law as hard times bite in Egypt.
CAIRO, Jan 12 Egypt's inflation dropped sharply
in December, the latest apparent indication of economic
improvement after the 2016 currency float hit Egyptians hard.
CAIRO/DUBAI Encouraged by Egypt's economic reforms, a major gas find, streamlined business rules and a devalued currency, investors are increasingly optimistic about prospects for the North African country after years of political turmoil.
PORT SAID Hilton Worldwide aims to increase the number of hotel rooms it manages in Egypt by 40 percent by the end of 2022, the company's vice president for the North Africa region said.
CAIRO With Egypt's inflation still above 30 percent, the central bank is expected keep its key interest rates on hold in its monetary policy meeting this week, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.
CAIRO Uber is committed to Egypt despite challenges presented by sweeping economic reforms and record inflation, the company said on Tuesday as it announced $20 million of investment in its new support center in Cairo. | Video
CAIRO, Oct 4 Egypt has raised banks' reserve
requirements, tightening monetary policy in the sector in what
economists said may permit and signal a cut to benchmark
interest rates after three hikes since November.
CAIRO Egypt has made a "good start" to its reform programme despite seeking waivers for missing targets in June and a deeper-than-expected currency depreciation, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.