Articles by Daria Solovieva
- Syrian Refugees In Egypt Face Increasing Intimidation, As Their Numbers Grow
September 07 2013 9:09 AM
Syrian refugees in Egypt and those who would wish to go there are facing backlash and anger -- and little safety.
- Egyptian Youth Face A World Of Dashed Opportunities
August 23 2013 10:18 PM
Egypt’s turmoil is forcing its young people to put jobs, careers and education on hold, and nobody knows how long the interruption will last.
- After Egyptian Military's Violent Crackdown, Whose Side Should US Be On?
August 16 2013 8:57 PM
Both sides in Egypt blame the U.S. for contributing to the problem. In the wake of all the violence, which side should the U.S. be on?
- The Egyptian Women’s Revolution, Interrupted
July 27 2013 11:15 AM
Continuing unrest in Egypt has brought an upsurge in sexual violence against women, indicating a deeper crisis in the revolution's identity.
- How Mohamed Morsi's Ouster May Help Radicalize Islamists
July 09 2013 5:21 AM
The Muslim Brotherhood's fall from power in Egypt may turn out to be good news for even more radical Islamists with a violent agenda.
- Egypt’s Economy: After Morsi Ouster, Quick Decisions Needed
July 04 2013 3:45 PM
The ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood-backed government hasn't begun to solve Egypt's many economic problems. Here's what needs to happen -- fast.
- Devalued Pound Hurts Egyptians As Morsi Government Dithers
June 18 2013 1:30 PM
The Egyptian currency has lost 8 percent against the dollar in 2013, and the embattled government is out of ideas on what to do.
- US And Russia Closer On Syria, But Still Not Quite Friends
May 10 2013 12:24 PM
John Kerry's visit to Russia heralded a change in America's position on Syria, but things are still a bit bumpy between Washington and Moscow.
- Syrian Rebel General's Wish List Of Equipment From The US
May 02 2013 12:53 PM
Millions in rations and medical supplies won't topple Bashar al-Assad. Here's what the rebels' General Salim Idriss really wants to get.
- Egypt Expansion Shows Qatar Is Playing In The Big Leagues
February 26 2013 3:51 PM
The tiny but very rich state of Qatar is giving Egypt lots of money. It may be trying to buy influence, as the Morsi government struggles with finances.
- Two Years After, Egypt's Arab Spring And Revolution Seem Like A Long Time Ago
February 08 2013 7:37 PM
Hosni Mubarak and his cronies are gone, but two years after their fall, Egypt is beset by political unrest and economic problems.
- 'Now We Don't Eat' - Egypt's Economy In Shambles Amid Violence
January 30 2013 3:36 PM
Egypt is facing another violence wave, as citizens begin to wonder if the revolution has benefited the economy. The numbers are not good.
- Mubarak’s Millions - President Morsi's Government Wants To Recover The Money
January 25 2013 6:26 PM
Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak will go on trial again on corruption charges. But the new government wants the money back –- and there may be a really big pile of it.
- Despite Egyptian Turmoil, Samsung Takes A Chance
December 24 2012 12:25 PM
A $1.45 billion investment and phone launch prove Egypt's new leadership has a friend among tech titans.
- IMF Loan Gives Morsi's Egypt A Confidence Boost
November 24 2012 8:32 PM
Mohammed Morsi's government has the hard job of rebuilding Egypt's economy, but the IMF's $4.8 billion will make it a bit easier.
- Egypt’s Balancing Act in Gaza
November 21 2012 12:40 PM
The Morsi government stands to gain a lot from brokering a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. The hard part? Making it happen.
- Egypt To Obama: Congratulations, Now Let's Talk Business
November 09 2012 4:12 PM
The Muslim Brotherhood-dominated Egypt government has had its ups/downs with Obama. Now, Cairo's message is clear: help improve our economy.
- ‘New Egypt’ Reaches Out For Foreign Investment
October 13 2012 2:02 PM
Egypt, the world's Arab most populous nation, is betting heavily on foreign investment to help kick-start its faltering economy.
- Why Russia Is Backing Assad's Regime In Syria
October 02 2012 3:13 PM
Russia has many motives to keep supporting Syria's dictator -- e.g., arms contracts, naval base access -- but energy is the real reason.
- A Trillion Dollars And Counting: How Egypt's New President Will Boost Islamic Banking
July 18 2012 6:14 AM
Banking in line with the Koran's prohibition on paying interest is an expanding sector, and the ascent of the Muslim Brotherhood to power in Egypt is going to help it grow faster.