Author Archives: Expat Cairo

Govt seeks to lift fuel subsidies: minister

Minister of Petroleum, Tarek al-Mulla, said at a press conference on Sunday that the government intends to lift fuel subsidies while still partially subsidizing gas, as part of its IMF-sponsored economic reform program. He emphasized that there will be no increase in … read more

Men with machetes storm pharmacy, injure man

Head of Gharbiya Security Directorate Major General Tarek Hassouna revealed the details of an attack by five masked men carrying machetes against a pharmacist in the Egyptian delta town of Zefta. A video of the incident went viral on Sunday evening, where five masked men … read more