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Egyptians take meat off the menu

In Egypt, red meat has been taken off the menu at more than 1,000 restaurants and butcheries as they staged a one-day boycott in protest to soaring prices.

Many Egyptians say they can not afford the 25 per cent leap in meat prices in the past month.

Some say greed is a main reason for the problem and have called on the government to help resolve it.

Al Jazeera's Amr El-Kahky reports from Cairo.

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