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Egypt will recuperate soon, says Saudi gov't advisor

The Arab world’s most populous country will stabilise, says Fawaz Al Alamy

Shares in the Middle East have plunged over political unrest in Egypt and concerns it could spread across the region.

Shares in Saudi Arabia fell by 6.4 percent on Saturday amid concerns while shares in Dubai declined by 4.3 percent, 3.7 percent in Abu Dhabi and 2.9 percent in Qatar on Sunday.

ABTV speaks to Fawaz Al Alamy, advisor to the government agencies in Saudi Arabia, about the economic impact the political unrest could have on Gulf countries