Grappling with severe fuel shortages and winter temperatures that drop below freezing, Syrians are spending hours in line every day for gasoline or a few loaves of bread at soaring prices as President Bashar Assad’s regime faces mounting difficulties in providing basic services to its people.
Lebanon is dropping the metric system in its new pack of bread. Instead of one kg pack the new one will be 2 lbs or 900 grams, but the price will be same.. . One buck or 1500 LL. The government approved the reduction in the weight of the bread pack to appease the bakeries […]
Opposition activists in bombarded stretches of Syria say living conditions are growing more desperate with day after day of mortar attacks. Bread is running out because people cannot leave their homes, one activist in Homs said, counting 42 bullet holes in the walls of his apartment. Another Homs activist using the pseudonym Nader said
The world is going into a period of food volatility and supply disruptions due in part to weather related problems and a backdrop of rising prices, the U.N. World Food Program’s executive director said on Thursday.
Caretaker Minister of Economy and Trade Mohamed Safadi met with the President of the Union of Bakeries Kazem Ibrahim and his accompanying delegation to discuss the situation with the bakeries and flour mills including the cost of production and the challenges facing Lebanon and the world community in the face of rising prices of basic […]