New York Times
Egypt Sharply Raises Prices for Fuel, Drawing Protests
New York Times
As Egypt has weathered years of economic crisis since the 2011 uprising against President Hosni Mubarak, talk of overhauling the subsidy program, which eats up more than a quarter of the state budget, has taken on added urgency. In a sign of worry at ...
Egypt fuel prices soar up to 70%, exasperating the public
Egypt to raise fuel prices by up to 78 percent from midnight: source
Egypt declares huge increase in gasoline prices
Wall Street Journal
Egypt Premier Defends Steep Rise in Energy Prices
Egypt's prime minister on Saturday defended a steep rise in fuel prices as necessary move to shore up the treasury, as outraged commuters bickered with public transport drivers over fare hikes and some rushed to gas stations over fears of shortages.
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Egypt's government dramatically raises fuel prices
Egypt's government has raised the prices of fuel by up to 78 per cent, following up on a promise to cut subsidies that eat up nearly a quarter of the state budget, the official news agency reported. The price hikes, in effect as of midnight on Friday ...
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Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has made his first major move since formally becoming Egypt's president in early June. He is starting to eliminate fuel and food subsidies that have crippled the country's budget. On July 4, prices on 80-octane petrol rose by 78 ...
Egyptian premier defends steep rise in energy prices, citing ailing economy
U.S. News & World Report
Egyptian drivers wait in line to buy fuel at a gasoline station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Egypt's government raised the prices of fuel by up to 78 percent starting Saturday, following on a promise to cut subsidies that eat up nearly a ...
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News & Observer
Egypt premier defends steep energy price hike
News & Observer
An Egyptian rides his bicycle past a gasoline station in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Egypt's government raised the prices of fuel by up to 78 percent starting Saturday, following on a promise to cut subsidies that eat up nearly a quarter of ...
Egyptian Premier Defends Decision to Increase Fuel Prices
Egypt's premier defended gasoline-price increases of as much as 78 percent as necessary to fix an ailing economy and strike at a subsidy system past administrations have avoided to escape public backlash. The increase, which also affects other refined ...
Egypt court sentences Brotherhood leader
The leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Mohamed Badie, has been sentenced to life in prison for inciting violence in street protests last year, an Egyptian television channel has reported. Egypt's ONTV reported that the presiding judge, Hassan ...