Beesan Kassab
 
 
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COVID-19 relief? Where is the government getting the money?
Beesan Kassab | The cut is just one of a host of measures that explain the government’s COVID-19 budget policy.
Declining foreign reserves, explained
Beesan Kassab | Foreign currency reserves have dropped by about $8 billion since the start of the pandemic
Egypt, corona and the IMF: What do we know about the new loan?
Beesan Kassab | The IMF plans to hold a meeting on May 11 to consider the Egyptian government's request
Business as usual: Egypt continues to cut social spending in 1st corona budget
Beesan Kassab | "Now is absolutely not the right time to cut beneficiaries out of food subsidies”
Reading the fuel leaves: Why Egypt kept oil prices steady despite plunge in Brent crude benchmark
Beesan Kassab | The recent decision to barely cut fuel prices left observers bewildered
The impact of coronavirus on ride-hailing services: A story of narrowed livelihoods
Beesan Kassab | The cutback in benefits was felt by drivers well before the coronavirus outbreak.
 
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