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New blast hits Sinai gas pipeline: officials

By AFP CAIRO: An explosion on Monday hit a pipeline which supplies Egyptian gas to Israel and Jordan, marking the 14th such attack since 2011, security officials said. According to witnesses, masked gunmen in two cars dug a hole near the pipeline in the Al-Midan area close to the north Sinai town of Al-Arish, placed …

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Twin blasts hit Egypt gas pipeline

By Agencies CAIRO: Two explosions on Monday hit a pipeline which supplies Egyptian gas to Israel and Jordan, marking the 13th such attack in just over a year, security officials said. Six gunmen in an unmarked vehicle set explosives in two different parts of the pipeline, about 15 meters (yards) apart, one official told AFP. …

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Attackers blow up gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai

AL-ARISH: An Egyptian security official says attackers have set off explosives along a gas pipeline in the country’s Sinai peninsula, halting exports to neighboring Israel and Jordan. The blast that took place Sunday at dawn is the 12th successful attack on the line since the popular uprising that ousted longtime Egyptians leader Hosni Mubarak in …

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Egypt detains man over gas pipeline blasts, says MENA

CAIRO: Security personnel have arrested a 20-year-old Egyptian man on suspicion of involvement in some of the 10 attacks this year on an Egyptian pipeline that carries gas to Israel and Jordan, state news agency MENA reported on Tuesday. All but one of the attacks on the pipeline have taken place since the uprising that …

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Blast hits Egypt’s gas pipeline to Jordan, Israel

CAIRO: An Egyptian pipeline carrying gas to Israel and Jordan was bombed on Sunday, the 10th such attack this year, but no fire erupted because the line that runs through North Sinai was already disabled, a security source said. The blast took place in an area five km (three miles) south of the Mediterranean coastal …

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Gunmen attack Sinai gas pipeline

CAIRO: Attackers set off explosives early Monday along a gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula that transports fuel to neighboring Israel and Jordan, forcing a shutdown and halting exports, the state news agency MENA reported. The attack on the pipeline was the second this month and the eighth since the popular uprising that ousted longtime …

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Saboteurs blow up Egypt gas pipeline: MENA

CAIRO: Saboteurs blew up a gas pipeline 60 km (37 miles) west of the Egyptian town of Al-Arish in northern Sinai on Friday, the latest in series of attacks, state news agency MENA reported. The blast caused little damage and did not start a fire because little gas was flowing through the pipeline at the …

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Egypt arrests Islamist linked to pipeline attacks

CAIRO: Egyptian police arrested a leading member of an armed Islamist group suspected of involvement in pipeline bombings that have disrupted gas supplies to Israel and Jordan, Egypt’s state news agency reported on Sunday. The pipeline in the desert peninsula of Sinai was attacked on Thursday for the seventh time this year. The authorities have …

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Blasts hit gas pipeline between Egypt, Jordan, Israel

CAIRO: Saboteurs blew up the gas pipeline between Egypt, Israel and Jordan on Thursday in Northern Sinai using remote controlled bombs, forcing it to shut down, Egyptian security sources said. The first blast, the sixth since the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak and the seventh this year, was near Mazar area, 30 km (18 …

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Egypt gas pipeline to Jordan, Israel sabotaged for sixth time

  CAIRO/AL-ARISH: An explosion of a gas pipeline at the Egyptian National Grid in Sinai early Tuesday halted the supply of natural gas to Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Sinai consumers, according to an official statement by Ampal-American Israel Corporation.   The proportion of the damage and estimated repair time is not yet clear at this …

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Gunmen attack gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai

By Mona Salem / AFP CAIRO: Unidentified gunmen on Saturday attacked a terminal on the gas pipeline to Israel for the fifth time since February, a security official said. Gunmen on motorbikes and cars lobbed grenades and tried to storm the terminal at Al-Shulaq in north Sinai but were confronted by armed forces, leading to clashes. …

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Egypt gas pipeline to Israel bombed for fourth time

AL-ARISH: Unknown gunmen bombed Tuesday the main gas pipeline behind Arish Airport, which feeds natural gas to Israel, for the fourth time in six months and the second time in July. North Sinai Governor Abdel Wahab Mabrouk said that the ensuing fire was controlled, adding that the saboteurs used the same technique employed in the …

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Egypt gas pipeline to Israel to be ready by weekend

By Omar Fahmy and Sami Aboudi / Reuters CAIRO: Repairs on an Egyptian pipeline supplying gas to Israel and Jordan are expected to be completed by the end of the week, the state’s MENA news agency reported on Sunday. The pipeline was blown up on July 4 in the third attack of its kind this year. …

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Gunmen bomb Egypt gas pipeline to Israel, Jordan

By Hatem El-Buluk Al-ARISH: A group of unidentified gunmen bombed early Monday a gas pipeline through which Egypt exports to Jordan and Israel, the third attempt to blow up the gas station since February. North Sinai Governor Al-Sayed Abdel Wahab Mabrouk said the explosion took place at 1 am on Monday when unknown gunmen got …

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Repairs on Arish gas pipeline may take two weeks, says official

CAIRO: North Sinai Security Advisor Sherif Ismail said Thursday it could take more than two weeks to repair damages caused by Wednesday’s explosion of a gas terminal in Al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai. The pipeline blast in El-Sabeel village, which was perpetrated by masked gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday, forced officials to …

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Perpetrators of Arish gas pipe blast unidentified, says official

CAIRO: Security officials have yet to identify the perpetrators of an explosion of a gas terminal in the North Sinai capital city of Al-Arish, which went off in the early hours of Wednesday, governorate secretary general Mohamed El-Keeky told Daily News Egypt. The incident forced authorities to shut down the gas pipeline which supplies gas …

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Gunmen target Sinai gas pipeline

EL-ARISH: Gunmen have targeted a pipeline carrying natural gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan for the second time in under two months. A security official said six individuals overpowered a lone guard early Sunday morning at a gas terminal in El-Sabil, a village west of the northern Sinai city of El-Arish. The men planted …

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