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Sinai attacks prompt government to invest in development of peninsula

By Ibrahim El-Masry   Measures will be taken within days to increase investment in the Sinai peninsula and to better connect the region with the rest of the country according to Dr Mohamed Mahsoub, Minister of State for Legal and Parliamentary Councils. He added that a Sinai development law will be discussed to nominante Arish …

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Sinai event impedes tourism revival efforts

By Abdel Razaq El-Sheweikhy Tourism investors expressed fear that the terrorist attack in the Sinai will negatively impact tourism in Egypt, particularly in southern Sinai. They predicted that hotel reservations would decline in that area the coming week by 40 percent. Samy Soliman, head of the Taba and Nuweiba Investors Association, said that the effects …

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Risk of terrorism in Egypt decreasing due to democratization, analysts conclude

By Brett Borkan CAIRO: While many observers traditionally feared an increased risk of terrorist activity in Egypt if Mubarak and his iron-fisted approach to counterterrorism fell, many security analysts now see the risk of terrorism actually decreasing. Apertures in Egypt’s political system that are bringing the country away from its authoritarian political roots and giving diverse …


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