TITLE

EGYPT: RISK SUMMARY

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Middle East Monitor: East Med;Oct2009, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports political and economic developments in Egypt. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak assures that the relations between the U.S. and Egypt is as strong as ever. July 2009 transits of container vessels in the Suez Canal had decreased making the revenue of the Suez Canal to drop. Cairo's bus drivers, ticket collectors, and mechanics had protested against low wages and harassment by traffic police.
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44139017

 

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