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Bread. For Egypt's middle classes it is breakfast, lunch and dinner. In Egyptian Arabic it is known as "aish" which means both bread and life.

For many Egyptians the flat, round bread is also becoming a symbol of the country's inequalities.

Rocketing global commodity prices and failing domestic supplies have made this staple food unaffordable for 20 percent of the country's 76 million inhabitants. Read full article »

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