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Key Expatriate Websites and Resources

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Business and Economy in Egypt
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Language Courses in Egypt
News and Media in Egypt
Recommended Reading on Egypt
Travel Information for Egypt

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Egypt
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Befriending and Learning from Cairenes: Key Resources to Maximize Your Stay in Cairo by Michael Nation
Work in Egypt: Get a Tourist Visa and Take Your Time Looking by Jane E. Cuccia
Living in Cairo by Shelley van Lit
Studying and Living in Cairo and Traveling in the Desert Dunes of Egypt by Rachel Tobias
Study Arabic in Cairo: How to Select the Best School for You by Rose Aslan
In Search of Leo Africanus: Duke Students Retrace Early Modern History by Miriam Cooke and Bruce Lawrence, with research assistance from program participant Kevin Fogg
Desert Escape in Egypt: Venture out of Cairo on a Private Safari by Nicole Feliciano
Cairo Coffee Shops: Escape the Bustling Streets to Savor by Dana Leigh Hearn
Travel in Egypt: Fun Disability Services Now Available by Lynn Atkinson

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 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,, 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.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources

FAWCO (Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas),, 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; is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with a section for Egypt. 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),, offers programs, activities and services in support of the international expatriate community working and living in Egypt.

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 News and Media in Egypt

Al Ahram Weekly Online,, is a Cairo-bases weekly newspaper.

Aljazeera is the homepage of the Aljazeera satellite network.

Business Today Egypt,, is a monthly English-language business magazine.

Encyclopedia of the Orient,, is an online encyclopedia covering North Africa and the Middle East.,, 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.

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 Recommended Reading on Egypt
Egypt Eyewitness Travel Guides by Jane Ewart.
The Rough Guide to Egypt by Dan Richardson.
Lonely Planet Egypt by Virginia Maxwell, Mary Fitzpatrick.
Culture Shock! Egypt by Susan L. Wilson.
National Geographic Traveler: Egypt by Andrew Humphries.
Lonely Planet Egyptian Arabic Phrasebook by Siona Jenkins.
Ancient Egypt by DK Publishing.
Lonely Planet Middle East by Anthony Ham, Andrew Burke.

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 Travel Information for Egypt

Egypt Travel,, is another official travel website for Egypt.

Egypt Travel Information,, provides travel information about 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 offers travel advice and information, with a section on Egypt.

Tour Egypt,, is an online travel guide to Egypt.

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