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Egyptians Unimpressed by Sissi's Promise of Economic Recovery

Egyptians have been assured by their president that the country's battered economy will pick up in six months and they are coping "brilliantly" with austerity. But on the streets of Cairo it is hard to find people who agree. In making his forecast last month, President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi urged businessmen and investors to help the government rein in price rises. He also praised Egyptians for how they had dealt with tough economic reforms. But while Egypt has floated...

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