Revenue from the Suez Canal Hits $7B Peak

Revenue from the Suez Canal Hits $7B Peak

Revenue from the Suez Canal hits an all time peak of $7 billion this financial year, according to the Canal Authority. The Suez Canal in Egypt, which was dug in the mid-1800s by a French company using Egyptian labor, connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea via...
Egypt’s Entrepreneurs: Rising from the Ruins

Egypt’s Entrepreneurs: Rising from the Ruins

Egypt has had a tough few years. After the democratic election of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi and his subsequent ouster by the military, the country faces high amounts of unrest and instability. The polarization of citizens, a bitter political divide,...
Fast Food in the Middle East: Sometimes a Black Market Job

Fast Food in the Middle East: Sometimes a Black Market Job

When you think of things being sold on the so-called “black market,” what sorts of things do you envision? Drugs and alcohol no doubt. Valuables like poached ivory and blood diamonds. Things only criminals and misfits would need or want to buy, right? Not so fast. The...
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