Israeli development group, owned by Yosi Maiman, entered Egypt seven years ago to build a $1.3 billion oil refinery near Alexandria.HUSSEIN K. SALEM
Former Egyptian intelligence officer, well-connected to the Cairo government, now a leading Egyptian investor. Still has several partnerships with the Israelis.YOUSSEF BOUTROUS GHALI
Egypt's Economy Minister. Led the government drive to push Merhav out of the Midor project.ATEF EBEID
Prime Minister of Egypt, may prove an obstacle in the construction of gas pipeline to Israel.