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The Secret Lives of Cairo’s Embassies

No matter where you look in Cairo’s Nile-side Dokki district, the Czech embassy looms like a hulking rectangular shadow. Rising a dozen floors from a sprawling compound and arrayed across roughly 1,000 rooms, it dominates the approach to Cairo University. … read more

Egypt remittances expected to rise nearly 50%

Remittances from Egyptians abroad are expected to hit $26 billion for the 2017-18 fiscal year that ended in June, the central bank said, a nearly 50 per cent jump year-on-year but less than an earlier projection. Remittances have surged since … read more