The Illusive Missing Mubarak Fortunes
In August 2012, the report‘Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: Hidden Resource for Development’ involving the High-Level Panel on Illicit Financial that was formed in 2011 by African finance ministers found that amongst the countries U.S$70.5bn illegally left Egypt. How much more has left the country since the January 25 2011 Revolution once the elite realized they were losing ground is another question to a long list of questions.
Now Ahram Online reveals part of the corruption amongst the much esteemed judiciary, that involved blocking the hunt for the Mubarak fortune much needed by the country right now.
The ‘blame game’ is too frequently played serving as a vehicle for the accuser to remove themselves from all responsibility, one that has come to the surface amongst the prestigious Egyptian judiciary forcing a split that has led to the undermining of the country’s first draft…
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day in egypt
Egypt resumed pumping natural gas to Jordan at 250 million cubic feet a day as stipulated under an agreement between the countries, the state-run Petra news agency cited Jordan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour as saying.
Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Qandil, who is visiting Amman, said after meeting Ensour that the natural gas agreement with Jordan is already working, adding that the energy industry in Egypt faces challenges that place pressure on Egypt’s ability to meets its needs.
Jordan, one of the region’s smallest economies, imports 95 percent of its energy.
The study warns that Christians suffer greater hostility across the world than any other religious group. And it claims politicians have been “blind” to the extent of violence faced by Christians in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
What was this man’s crime? Being a Christian in a country where the Muslim Brotherhood is in power – Egypt.
The most common threat to Christians abroad is militant Islam, it says, claiming that oppression in Muslim countries is often ignored because of a fear that criticism will be seen as “racism”.
It warns that converts from Islam face being killed in Saudi Arabia, Mauritania and Iran and risk severe legal penalties in other countries across the Middle East. The report, by the think tank Civitas, says: “It is generally…
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