Hisham Barakat
Egypt: ups and downs

Egypt: ups and downs

Political instability and unclear policies rock Egypt’s bourse By Kristen McTighe In the aftermath of the 2013 military coup that toppled Mohamed Morsi, Egypt’s former Islamist president, more than 1,000...

Egypt: ups and downs

Egypt: worse than before?

  Since president Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi took power in Egypt in May 2014, critics have accused him of using the law and the courts to criminalise opposition to his regime. They say he is taking extreme measures to grant...