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Shadi Bushra

Egypt's cotton U-turn highlights wider policymaking problems

Aug 11 2015

SHUBRA KHEIT, Egypt Standing waist deep in a cotton field, Egyptian farmer Mohamed Khalil cannot mask his anger; after the agriculture ministry banned cotton imports to help local producers, the cabinet abruptly vetoed the idea - the latest in a series of economic policy U-turns and delays under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Cairo hearing in Al Jazeera journalists' retrial adjourned - Al Jazeera

Jul 30 2015

CAIRO A Cairo court session which had been expected to deliver a verdict on Thursday in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists has been adjourned, Al Jazeera said on its Twitter feed.

Cairo hearing in Al Jazeera journalists' retrial adjourned: Al Jazeera

Jul 30 2015

CAIRO A Cairo court session which had been expected to deliver a verdict on Thursday in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists has been adjourned, Al Jazeera said on its Twitter feed.

Cairo hearing in Al Jazeera journalists' retrial adjourned -Al Jazeera

Jul 30 2015

CAIRO A Cairo court session which had been expected to deliver a verdict on Thursday in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists has been adjourned, Al Jazeera said on its Twitter feed.

Egypt confounds wheat thieves with hi-tech U.S. storage

Jul 08 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt A move to store Egypt's wheat in state-of-the-art warehouses monitored by a control center in Cairo could end losses from theft and waste, cutting its $3 billion bread subsidy bill, an executive at the U.S. firm designing the project said.

Egypt confounds wheat thieves with hi-tech U.S. storage

Jul 08 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, July 8 A move to store Egypt's wheat in state-of-the-art warehouses monitored by a control centre in Cairo could end losses from theft and waste, cutting its $3 billion bread subsidy bill, an executive at the U.S. firm designing the project said.

Sudan maintains balancing act with Saudi, Iran

Apr 30 2015

KHARTOUM The war in Yemen has given Omar Hassan al-Bashir, a skilled political operator who has ruled Sudan for a quarter-century, an opportunity to show wealthy Sunni powers that he can be an asset against Iranian influence -- if the price is right.

Egypt's top businessman Sawiris testifies at Al Jazeera retrial

Apr 22 2015

CAIRO One of Egypt's wealthiest businessmen, Naguib Sawiris, testified for the defense on Wednesday at the retrial of two Al-Jazeera television journalists, possibly boosting their standing in a case criticized from abroad.

Egypt's top businessman Sawiris testifies at Al Jazeera retrial

Apr 22 2015

CAIRO One of Egypt's wealthiest businessmen, Naguib Sawiris, testified for the defence on Wednesday at the retrial of two Al-Jazeera television journalists, possibly boosting their standing in a case criticised from abroad.

Sudan's youth activists battle restraints and apathy

Apr 19 2015

KHARTOUM When the Arab Spring uprisings burst out four years ago, Bedreldin Mohamed believed that, finally, many of his Sudanese countrymen would join him in calling for an alternative to President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, now in his 25th year in power.

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