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World - Region
11/19/2022 1:25:37 PM
Leaders of French-speaking countries gathered Saturday on a Tunisian island to discuss debt relief, migration, food and energy shortages, with a soaring cost of living across Africa, Europe and the Middle East due to war in Ukraine as the backdrop.

Egypt - Society
11/17/2022 4:43:12 PM
Egypt's cabinet issued a decree that will remain in effect for three months penalising vendors who monopolise or stock up on rice with at least one year in prison and hefty fines to prevent any shortages in the strategic commodity in the market.

World - Region
11/6/2022 1:36:35 PM
Envoys from around the globe gathered Sunday in the Egyptian seaside resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for talks on tackling climate change that come as the world also grapples with multiple crises, including the war in Ukraine, high inflation, food shortages and an energy crunch.

World - Region
11/2/2022 10:03:19 PM
Arab leaders on Wednesday concluded the 31st summit of the largest annual Arab conference after seeking to bridge the gap on several divisive issues in the Middle East and Africa.

World - Region
11/2/2022 12:14:55 PM
Arab leaders convened on Wednesday in Algeria for the second day of the 31st summit of the largest annual Arab conference to seek common ground on divisive issues in the region. The meeting comes against the backdrop of rising inflation, food and energy shortages, drought and soaring cost of living across the Middle East and Africa.

Business - Energy
10/23/2022 12:57:30 PM
Demarcating maritime borders in the Mediterranean and Red seas were critical to exploiting the Zohr gas field, which kept Egypt from going dark due to electrical shortages, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said on Sunday.

World - War in Ukraine
10/22/2022 3:41:22 PM
Weapon shortages across Europe could force hard choices for Ukraine's allies as they balance their support for Ukraine against the risk that Russia could target them next.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/18/2022 9:28:54 PM
Despite the disappearance of some high-end brands of rice, there is no shortage of the food staple on the Egyptian market.

World - International
10/18/2022 2:55:19 PM
Industries across France went on strike Tuesday to push for pay hikes that keep up with rising inflation, ramping up the clash between workers and the government after weeks of walkouts that hobbled oil refineries and sparked gasoline shortages around the country.

World - International
10/17/2022 5:20:00 PM
France on Monday braced for nationwide transport strike action as the government and unions remained in deadlock over walkouts at oil depots that have sparked fuel shortages.

World - Africa
10/13/2022 5:24:12 PM
Africa and Ukraine are in "the same boat", Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said Thursday, accusing Moscow of triggering a global crisis that has left the continent reeling from food shortages.

World - International
10/6/2022 1:37:03 PM
``Every gesture counts'' is the watchword of a French government energy-saving drive unveiled Thursday to get the country through the winter without gas from Russia and closer to European Union targets of reaching climate neutrality by 2050.

Business - Economy
10/4/2022 4:44:08 PM
The output of Egypt’s non-oil businesses registered a marked contraction in September for the 13th month in a row driven by energy rationing, part shortages and weak demand amid the ongoing global economic challenges, Standards and Poor’s (S&P) Global announced on Tuesday.

World - Africa
9/29/2022 5:20:50 PM
Fuel prices in Ethiopia rose by about 20 percent Thursday, in the second such increase in less than three months as the government lifts fuel subsidies, deepening economic hardship in Africa's second most populous country.

World - International
9/23/2022 4:05:33 PM
The U.N. food chief warned Thursday that the world is facing ``a perfect storm on top of a perfect storm'' and urged donors, particularly Gulf nations and billionaires, to give a few days of profits to tackle a crisis with the fertilizer supply right now and prevent widespread food shortages next year.

World - International
9/21/2022 12:04:12 AM
World leaders called Tuesday for urgent efforts to address global food insecurity, with fears mounting of a disastrous harvest next year due largely to the war in Ukraine.

World - Region
9/12/2022 5:37:35 PM
Pakistan is grappling with food shortages after deadly floods left the impoverished country's agriculture belt underwater, the prime minister told the Turkish president by phone, as authorities scaled up efforts Monday to deliver food, tents and other items.

World - International
9/12/2022 3:32:04 PM
The UN urged EU countries on Monday to continue battling climate change and not resort to more fossil fuels in their response to soaring energy prices and fears of winter shortages.

World - Region
9/8/2022 7:10:36 PM
Iran announced Thursday the arrest of 25 people during protests last month against severe water shortages and a lack of response from officials in a western province, local media reported.

World - International
9/6/2022 8:44:03 PM
Liz Truss became UK prime minister on Tuesday and immediately faced up to the enormous tasks ahead of her: curbing soaring prices, boosting the economy, easing labor unrest and fixing a national health care system burdened by long waiting lists and staff shortages.

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