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Ammonia leak leads to clashes in Damietta

Workers from the Misr Oil Processing Company fertiliser plant in Damietta clashed on Monday with protesting residents of the village of Sinaneya, leaving 28 wounded. The clashes occurred when workers in charge of securing volatile ammonia tanks within the factory left and did not respond to commands by security forces to return. Tensions caused by …

Ahmed Khalifa

72-hour deadline passes for hostages in Sinai

As the 72-hour deadline for the American and Egyptian hostages passes, the abductor threatens to harm them if his uncle is not released from prison. Police said authorities were engaged in ending the standoff.

Hend Kortam