Damietta


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Dam·i·et·ta

 (dăm′ē-ĕt′ə) also Dum·yat (do͝om-yät′)
A city of northeast Egypt on the Nile River delta north-northeast of Cairo. It was conquered by Crusaders in 1219.

Damietta

(ˌdæmɪˈɛtə)
n
(Placename) a town in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta: important medieval commercial centre. Arabic name: Dumyat

Dam•i•et•ta

(ˌdæm iˈɛt ə)

n.
a city in NE Egypt, in the Nile delta. 121,200. Arabic, Dumyat.
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President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi inaugurating Damietta Furniture City in May 2017 - Press photo CAIRO -- 13 December 2017: "Damietta governorate launched the second phase of land plots in Damietta Furniture City," Governor Abdel Hamid Taha announced Wednesday.
The Egyptian government pays great attention to the furniture industry through gathering the industry factories in Damietta, north Cairo.
Orascom Construction has been awarded a $420m contract to revamp two government-owned Assiut and West Damietta power plants in Egypt.
Contract Awarded for Supply four units of HRSG(total 650MW) for Damietta package.
Orascom Construction has added 250 MW to Egypt's national power grid at West Damietta power plant two weeks ahead of schedule.
Summary: Cairo - The continuing crises of the Mopco plant in Damietta, triggered by popular protests fearful of harmful environmental effects, seem to have reached a cul-de-sac, despite governmental efforts and a court ruling recommending the reopening of the plant.
The first train came on stream in late 2004 and the first shipment left Damietta in January 2005.
Summary: For the last two months, controversy has raged over planned construction of a massive fertilizer plant near the Egyptian port city of Damietta, with residents fearing that the plant could adversely affect the local environment.
By: Mona Ahmed CAIRO -- 1 December 2017: Ras El Bar is a little island in Damietta overlooks the Nile on one side and the Mediterranean on another.
Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Company signed on Tuesday a cooperation protocol with the Port Training Institute (PTI)--affiliated to the Arab Academy for Science, Technology, and Maritime Transport--to train and qualify the company's workers.