‘Easy on the Nuts’ as Dollar Crunch, Inflation Bite RamadanBy and
Egypt raises interest rates to highest since at least 2006
Officials worry that rising prices will stoke unrest
Twelve people are seated around the dining table at Mokhtar Gamal’s house, their mouths dry and bellies empty after a day of fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. Platters of food fill the table, and all eyes are on the stuffed grape leaves that are his wife’s specialty.
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