“Egypt expresses its full solidarity with the sisterly People's Democratic Republic of Algeria in this treacherous incident,” the statement read.
The explosion did not affect the gas supply to the Masa`id steam station, the citizens' housings in the city, nor the industrial zone in Central Sinai, he added.
A “limited” explosion occurred at a gas line in Sebeika area west of North Sinai’s Arish, Egyptian army spokesman Tamer El-Refae said.
The Lebanese state is mulling eliminating subsidies on basic commodities, according to a government official speaking to Youm7. According to the Ministry of Economy, the subsidy will not be cancelled, but will be changed from commodity into cash to avoid manipulation by traders and to limit smuggling of goods. Medicines are to be excluded.
Beirut Airport received Wednesday a military plane carrying 38 tons of relief and food aid, including 5 tons coming from Egypt.
Several days in the aftermath of the Beirut Port explosion, the suffering of everyday people in “the pearl of the east” is undeniably clear in almost every aspect of life. Thousands of families are homeless and the state has yet to be held to account.
Introducing “The Land of Heartbreak” series on Lebanon, 30 days in a country nicknamed “The pearl of the east” capturing the suffering of the Lebanese people.
“Egypt will not stop sending assistance to the Lebanese people,” Shoukry.
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry visited on Tuesday the Egyptian field hospital in Beirut, where he was given full explanation of the healthcare services it provides it the Lebanese people at this troubled time.
French and Russian troops are helping with the lifting of the ruins to find the victims' remains.
The firm pointed out that it ordered the shipment seven years ago from Georgia and that it was never delivered as it was confiscated in Beirut port.
Measures are taken to return the bodies.
Egyptian Ambassador to Beirut Yasser Elwy communicated on Wednesday with a number of Lebanese officials to follow up on the aftermath of the deadly explosion that ripped through the Beirut port on Tuesday.
The death toll of the blast that rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut earlier on Tuesday has jumped to 73 killed and more than 3700 wounded, reported the Lebanese Ministry of Health.
The large blast that rocked Tuesday the Port area of the Lebanese capital Beirut has killed the Secretary-General of the Lebanese Phalanges Party Nizar Nigaryan and other 27 citizens, according to the Lebanese Health Ministry.
Excavation works were revealed at the leak point, which caused a huge explosion on Cairo-Ismailia Road this week, according to investigations by the Public Prosecution.
Maintenance and repair works started at the petroleum pipeline that witnessed a huge explosion at Ismailia Desert Road on Tuesday.
Leakage of petroleum pipeline at Ismailia Desert Road lead to a sudden explosion, Tuesday causing several injuries.
There were 15 injuries. One injury was potentially serious.
A car bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital Saturday morning, killing at least 30 people, a government spokesman said.