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U.S. weekly jobless claims rise less than expected; layoffs at lowest since 1993
World

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise less than expected; layoffs at lowest since 1993

WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits increased less than expected last…
How greed fueled Lebanon’s deadly milk and medicine shortage
Middle East

How greed fueled Lebanon’s deadly milk and medicine shortage

Beirut/Akkar, Lebanon — Ammouneh Haydar sits on a plastic chair in the sparsely furnished apartment she hasn’t left for a month.…
Egypt sends two planes carrying manufactured bakeries to flood-stricken Sudan
Egypt

Egypt sends two planes carrying manufactured bakeries to flood-stricken Sudan

The Egyptian Armed Forces on Monday dispatched two military planes carrying bread-producing facilities to Khartoum on October 2. The bakeries…
House of Representatives committee visits Warraq following violent clashes
Egypt

House of Representatives committee visits Warraq following violent clashes

The local administration committee’s delegation for the House of Representatives visited al-Warraq island on Monday to investigate the circumstances behind the clash…
Medical shortages — a riot is brewing
Egypt

Medical shortages — a riot is brewing

Behind a metal gate, on a plastic mat, sat Maha, seven years old, who suffers from kidney failure. Her eyes…
Faced with shortages, Egypt lifts cheap drug prices by 20 percent
Business

Faced with shortages, Egypt lifts cheap drug prices by 20 percent

Egypt is raising the price cap on medicines that cost up to 30 Egyptian pounds (US$3.38) by 20 percent in…
Thousands march in Venezuela over economic crisis, shortages
World

Thousands march in Venezuela over economic crisis, shortages

Demonstrators against Venezuela's economic crisis -- facing sky-high inflation and shortages of food and consumer goods -- took to the…
Consumers suffer from scarce butane as black market prices soar
Business

Consumers suffer from scarce butane as black market prices soar

Mona Farag stood quietly watching military and police beat some of the women around her, forcing them, with the sides…
Officials pledge to end butane shortage
Business

Officials pledge to end butane shortage

Officials on Saturday said that the current shortage of the butane gas cylinders is being addressed government measures to provide…
Penicillin shortage takes toll on ill Egyptians
Egypt

Penicillin shortage takes toll on ill Egyptians

A shortage of penicillin on the local market is making it hard for many critically ill Egyptians to get the…
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