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Washington must think differently about “the region”

By Anthony Elghossain After decades of dormancy, the Levant is rising again. Syria’s war, Lebanon’s seasonal conflicts, and ongoing shifts in Iraq, Egypt and Turkey are restoring the Levant’s characteristic chaos and cosmopolitanism. In turn, instead of continuing to approach the region disjointedly, Washington must resurrect the Levant as an idea. Beirut, Babylon and beyond: The …

Fady Salah

CAPMAS: Trade deficit has risen 48 per cent

By Hend El-Behary Egypt’s trade deficit nearly doubled, reaching EGP 17.6 billion in June, compared to EGP 11.9 billion in the same month last year, a 47.9 per cent jump according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). Exports have plunged by 18 percent, falling to EGP 14.6 billion, a decrease of …

Daily News Egypt

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