Living in Egypt
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Egypt
| Business and Economy in Egypt
The U.K.-based Financial Times reports on world business, finance and politics. The website also has a homepage for the USA, Europe, and Asia, with a section on the Middle East and Africa that includes reports on Egypt.
The Economist is a British weekly newsmagazine reporting on the global economy, politics etc. The Country Briefings, compiled for 60 countries by the Economist Intelligence Unit, provides extensive economic and political data, as well as links to articles. Take a look at the Egypt Country Briefing.
World Trade Organization regulates trade rules between its member countries, and provides information on economic data, trade regulations,disputes and agreements about its Members, including Egypt.
International Monetary Fund, www.imf.org, promoted financial stability, international trade and economic growth among its 188 member countries. The website provides country information (including Egypt) and a number of publications, including the World Economic Outlook.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Egypt.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources
FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas), www.fawco.org, is an international network to support American women living abroad with over 70 member clubs worldwide, including Egypt: The Women's Association of Cairo, 21 Boulos Hanna Street Dokki, Egypt. TEl: +202 760 3457; Fax: +2027603457; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternative Egypt, www.alternativeegypt.com, is an excellent oline travel guide full of practical information.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with a section for Egypt.
Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Egypt, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
Living in Egypt: Community Services Association (CSA), www.livinginegypt.org, offers programs, activities and services in support of the international expatriate community working and living in Egypt.
Al Ahram Weekly Online, weekly.ahram.org.eg, is a Cairo-bases weekly newspaper.
Aljazeera America, is the homepage of the Aljazeera satellite network.
Business Today Egypt, www.businesstodayegypt.com, is a monthly English-language business magazine.
Encyclopedia of the Orient, lexicorient.com, is an online encyclopedia covering North Africa and the Middle East.
EgyptSearch.com, www.egyptsearch.com, is an Egyptian search engine, with business listings, lots of information and links.
Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Egypt.
| Recommended Reading on Egypt
| Travel Information for Egypt
Egypt Travel, www.egypt.travel, is another official travel website for Egypt.
Egypt Travel Information, www.ask-aladdin.com, provides travel information about Egypt.
Alternative Egypt, www.alternativeegypt.com, is an insider's guide to alternative travel in Egypt.
Fodor's provides miniguides for many destinations worldwide, including Cairo.
Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on Africa, including Egypt.
Rough Guides Destinations, offer a lot of useful travel advice and information, with a section on Egypt.
Tour Egypt, www.touregypt.net, is an online travel guide to Egypt.