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(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)
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or Is•ma•‘i•li•ya

(ˌɪs meɪ əˈli ə, -maɪ ə-)

a seaport at the midpoint of the Suez Canal, in NE Egypt. 236,300.
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Soccer Football - Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - Round of 16 - Ghana v Tunisia - Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia, Egypt - July 8, 2019 Ghana's John Boye is shown a yellow card by referee Victor Gomes REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh CAIRO - 18 July 2019: The Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced that South African referee Victor Gomes will not officiate the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON)'s final between Algeria and Senegal, set for Friday at Cairo International Stadium.
That second goal ensured Ghana finished top of Group F, with Cameroon drawing 0-0 with Benin in Ismailia.Guinea Bissau, who could have gone through with a victory, hit the woodwork three times.
They begin their campaign against the Squirrels on June 25 at Ismailia Stadium, Ismailia.
"Thus, we are now present in Sharm El-Sheikh, Tanta, Hurghada, Zagazig, Ismailia, Aswan, Minya, Assiut, and Luxor," he continued.
A NAB release here said in line with vision of Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal 'Accountability forAll' by adopting zero tolerance policy against corruption, and under the supervision of DG NAB Karachi Mohammad Altaf Bawany, the NAB Karachi conducted a raid on the houses of accused Barkat Ali Honorary Secretary, and Amin Mohammad Karim Fazwani, Honorary Treasurer of Karimabad Ismailia Multipurpose Cooperative Society Tuesday.
KARACHI -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has arrested five accused persons who were wanted in an investigation against office holders of Karimabad Ismailia Multipurpose Cooperative Society Karachi.
The accountability body conducted a series of raids on Friday and Saturday respectively and apprehended five suspects who were wanted in an investigation against office holders of the Karimabad Ismailia Multipurpose Cooperative Society Karachi.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) - The Egyptian Interior Ministry announced the killing of three elements it described as dangerous in an exchange of fire during a security campaign in the northeastern Ismailia province.
ISMAILIA, Egypt, March 5 (KUNA) -- Egypt and Saudi Arabia share the same views on fighting terrorism on both security and practical levels, a presidential spokesman said on Monday.
The interior ministry's security plan, parts of which were implemented in July, includes evaluating the security situation in Suez, Ismailia, and Port Said, the three governorates closest to the canal.