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 (ăl′ə-mān′), El


(Placename) See El Alamein

El A•la•mein

(ɛl ˌɑ lɑˈmeɪn, -ˌɑ lə-)
a town on the N coast of Egypt, ab. 70 mi. (113 km) W of Alexandria: decisive British victory in World War II, 1942. Also called Alamein.
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FILE -- The corniche of the New Alamein City -- Egypt Today CAIRO -- 12 March 2018: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi issued a decree to form a committee to consider allocating thousands of feddans for the New Alamein City project in Marsa Matrouh governorate.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday gave the go-ahead for the first stage of the New El Alamein eco-city in Marsa Matrouh governorate.
Meanwhile, Madbouli clarified that New Alamein City contains 25,000 hotel rooms.
But was it also sung as a battle hymn as British soldiers followed the tanks into action at El Alamein in the Second World War?
In the Alamein region, south-west of al-Hamra terminal, two trends of oil and gas fields can become important: the Alamein-Razzak fields and the parallel Alamein West Structural Ridge, where Apache has many prospects.
In his speech, Al-Sisi said that "the memory of the thousands of victims who died in the battle of Alamein is driving us to renew the covenant to maintain peace and to make more efforts to establish peace, especially in the Middle East, which is facing serious crises threatening the existence of the state itself.
Featuring 140 rooms and suites, along the North Coast of El Alamein, the hotel offers views of the waterfront with contemporary interiors in earth-tone colours, stone work, wood textures and glass.
A number of regional and international companies participating in the event showcased their latest large-scale and high-valued projects in Egypt, including "The New Capital of Egypt" and the "New El Alamein City".
And both watched as their pals were cut down by gunfire in the desperate battle of El Alamein in North Africa, in 1942.
00), with Alamein and Automated preferred to the frustrating Stuccodor.
00pm, Film4 An American tank crew get lost in the desert during the retreat from El Alamein and face a desperate race against time to reach a source of water in an abandoned fortress - only to discover the Nazis are heading for the same location.
Summary: The company will build a five-star hotel under the name of GS International Hotel in Egypt's Al Alamein area.

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