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Egypt Mosque Attack: Death Toll Rises To 300

Egypt Mosque Attack: Death Toll Rises To 300

At least 300 people have been killed and scores more injured in a devastating bomb and gun assault on a mosque in Egypt’s north Sinai. The attack was one of the deadliest in the country in recent memory, marking a major escalation in Cairo’s battle with regional insurgents. The death toll, reported by state media,

Egypt’s Economy of Dependence

Egypt may have dodged a bullet last month when a handful of Gulf states pledged $12 billion in emergency aid to prop up the country’s flagging economy, which has been battling inflation while running dangerously low on foreign currency reserves. But the bailout underscored the extent to which perverse political incentives have become Egypt’s biggest