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Alya El Marakby
energy and fuel subsidies
11 min read
Reading the fuel leaves: Why Egypt kept oil prices steady despite plunge in Brent crude benchmark
| The recent decision to barely cut fuel prices left observers bewildered
19 April 2020
12 min read
Probation: The (illegal) half-life created by nights inside a police station
Mohamed Ashraf Abu Emaira and Mohamed Hamama
| Thousands of Egyptians are on a form of probation that violates Egyptian law
24 April 2019
9 min read
A presidential Benz: Mercedes’s return to Egypt comes with direct push from Sisi and ‘unknown’ local partner
| Sources say the automaker’s return to Egypt won't save flagging industry
5 February 2019
14 min read
On the Egyptian pound, living standards and real estate: An economy forecast for 2019
| Economists Ahmed Shams Eddin and Wael Gamal discuss Egypt’s macroeconomic projections for 2019
2 January 2019
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