Middle East Economic Survey


No 18



Former Egyptian Petroleum Minister Fahmy To Be Tried For Israeli Gas Deal

Egypts former minister of petroleum, Sameh Fahmy, is to stand trial along with five other former officials on charges related to Egypts sale of natural gas to Israel. Mr Fahmy and the other officials were detained on 21 April and on 23 April Egypts General Prosecutor Abdel Maguid Mahmoud said they would be tried on criminal charges. A statement from the...