|The plight of restaurant workers in Sharm El Sheikh reflects the larger crisis of the economic stagnation that looms over Egypt, nearly two years after it fuelled a revolution against Hosni Mubarak. |
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"We neglect the idea that those people rose up because there is a lack of development, and there are no jobs, or even means to create opportunities for young people," said Mohamed El Orabi, who was briefly the country's foreign minister last summer.
The country's opposition has called for renewed protests in Cairo and elsewhere, prolonging a crisis that flared up at the beginning of the month.