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According to Egypt's Finance Ministry, 10 projects with global partners have already been agreed and will be signed during the conference.
Minorities in Iraq have been targeted by ISIL in a systematic strategy to remove them permanently from large areas of Iraq, human rights have said.
Putin has been popular in Egypt, but since 2011 his role as a supporter of the country has boosted his status.
The most popular theory is that Saudi Arabia fears the US growing shale oil industry and is trying to weaken it.
Throughout March and April, ISIL-affiliated Twitter accounts circulated horrifying images of beheaded locals and fighters atop buildings in various cities.
While most of the world since 2008 stepped back from investments due to the global financial crisis, China and Egypt upped the ante.
By the end of early trading on Friday, Brent crude oil was trading at just over $70.15 a barrel. West Texas benchmark (crude) oil fell to $66.
Economic belligerency from the Russia-Ukraine crisis should be resolved diplomatically.
Jeevan Thiagarajah says there are two sharply contrasting irreconcilable narratives of the last phase of the war against the LTTE and that an alternative must be considered.
Consumer confidence is dwindling, some economists say, as industry appears to slow down.