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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 09, 2014

Gas In Egypt Is 78 Percent More Expensive Now Than Last Week

By Leila Fadel

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Egyptians gather at a petrol station in Cairo as the government drastically raised fuel prices to tackle a bloated subsidy system on July 5.

It's 2 p.m. on a hot day in Cairo and cars are lined up for blocks at this gas station in the east of the capital. People are waiting to fill their cars with the cheapest gas available — which is 78 percent more expensive than it was last week.




NPR - Illinois Public Media News - July 06, 2014

Israel Arrests 6 Jewish Youths In Teen’s Death

By Scott Neuman

Suha Abu Khdeir holds picture of her son, Tariq Abu Khdeir, a U.S. citizen.

This post was updated at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Israel has arrested six suspects in connection with last week's killing of Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir. Meanwhile, an American cousin of the victim who was reportedly beaten by Israeli police has been sentenced to nine days home detention.

Categories: International Affairs




NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 29, 2014

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

by Eyder Peralta

Children detainees in Brownsville, Texas

President Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.



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