April 2011
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);4/28/2011, Vol. 198 Issue 5081, p6
The article reports on the move of several taxi and public bus drivers to organize a protest due to the continuing increase of gasoline prices in Lebanon. It mentions that drivers drove their vehicles in the streets and have identified main government agencies responsible for the catastrophic situations which include the Ministry of Energy, Finance and Interior. It affirms that protesters called for a petroleum policy that would consider the living conditions of citizens.


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