FILE PHOTO: Employees work inside Uber's Centre of Excellence office in Cairo, Egypt October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/File Photo
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An Egyptian court on Tuesday ordered authorities to revoke the operating licenses of the Uber and Careem ride-hailing services and block their mobile apps and software.The government and the companies are expected to appeal the administrative court verdict, which would prevent it from being implemented until a higher court weighs in.Cairo's taxi drivers are also notorious for tampering with their meters or pretending the meters are broken in order to charge higher rates.In 2016, taxi drivers protested the ride-hailing apps.
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