Articles by Daria Solovieva
- Terrorists Target Egypt's Red Sea Tourism - And Their Tactics Are Working
February 18 2014 2:18 PM
Egypt's Red Sea tourism industry was already in bad shape before Sunday's terrorist attack on a tourist bus.
- 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.