Ismailia


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Ismailia

(ˌɪzmaɪˈlɪə)
n
(Placename) a city in NE Egypt, on the Suez Canal: founded in 1863 by the former Suez Canal Company; devastated by Israeli troops in the October War (1973). Pop: 299 000 (2005 est)

Is•ma•i•li•a

or Is•ma•‘i•li•ya

(ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, -maɪ ə-)

n.
a seaport at the midpoint of the Suez Canal, in NE Egypt. 236,300.
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Razavi's remarks came after the Takfiri terrorists exploded a bus carrying a group of Ismailia Shiite pilgrims in the port city of Karachi on Wednesday.
An air bridge was set up by the FAR to airlift aid from Kenitra military base to the Ismailia Airport in Egypt, before transporting it overland to Gaza.
We will be visiting Cairo and staying at a hotel in Ismailia overlooking Lake Timsa and visiting other places in the Canal Zone.
CAIRO - Suspected militants blew up a gas pipeline in Egypt's Sinai peninsula on Tuesday and gunmen shot dead a policeman in the Suez canal city of Ismailia, security officials said.
We will be visiting Cairo and staying at a hotel in Ismailia and visiting other places in the Canal Zone.
Ismailia borders the restive Sinai Peninsula, where the military is on the offensive against insurgents who frequently target Egypt's security forces and facilities.
He had entered Egypt from the Gulf Kingdom of Bahrain on 25 August and was detailed three days later, being flown to Ismailia and held in custody there.
Marches took place in the cities of Port Said, Ismailia and Suez after dark, despite the curfews and a temporary state of emergency.
Dozens have died and hundreds have been injured in clashes between police and soccer fans in Egyptian cities of Port Said, Ismailia and Suez on Saturday.
We will be visiting Cairo and staying in Ismailia overlooking Lake Timsa and visiting other places in the Canal Zone.
Many of our service personnel died and are buried in the cemeteries that we visit - Ismailia, Fayid, Moascar, Tel el-Kebir.
Egyptians still remember 40-year-old official named Abdel-Moneim Emmara, whom the president appointed Governor of Ismailia, on the Suez Canal.