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Egypt increases fuel prices as part of austerity measures

Jun 17, 2018

Egypt increases fuel prices as part of austerity measures

Egypt announced Saturday steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures designed to overhaul the country's ailing economy. The new prices went into effect Saturday morning, the Ministry of Oil said in a statement. Prices for ...

Fighting seen raging in Libya's Derna, including Egyptian airstrikes

Jun 1, 2018

Fighting seen raging in Libya's Derna, including Egyptian airstrikes

Fighting in the Libyan city of Derna has escalated to unprecedented levels, with air raids and shelling of residential areas as well as heavy ground clashes, the United Nations humanitarian office said on Thursday. There were severe water, food and medicine shortages, and electricity and ...

Egypt's el-Sissi re-elected with more than 90% of the vote

/ Mar 29, 2018

Egypt's el-Sissi re-elected with more than 90% of the vote

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been re-elected for a second term with 92 percent of the vote, state media reported on Thursday, citing preliminary results. Some 23 million of the 60 million registered voters turned out during the three days of polling that ended Wednesday, ...