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THE WAR IN EGYPT.

Conflagration at SmyrnaSuez and Cairo Deserted. [by cable.] [special to “the age.”] London, July 19, 4.45 p. m. Dervish Paaha has returned from Alex•

andrin. One hundred houses are burning at Smyrna. The inhabitants at Alexandria are very indignant at the non-lanu-ing of troops. Suez is now almost deserted. It is said that only twenty Europeans remain at Cairo. General Grant has written expressing sympathy with England in the present crisis. VERY LATEST. [per beuter’s agency.] [by cable.] London, July 20. The Times this morning publishes a paragraph stating that, in consequence of the hesitation of the Porte in replying to the request of the great Powers for the despatch of Turkish troops to Egypt, the English Government have to-day issued orders for the British expeditionary force, which has been recently been organised, to proceed without delay to Alexrndria. Alexandria, July 20. Intelligence is to hand fromKafradowar, that Arabi is collecting and recovering the taxes from the inhabitants of the district, and is further making extensive requisitions upon them for money and supplies.

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THE WAR IN EGYPT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 694, 21 July 1882

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THE WAR IN EGYPT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume III, Issue 694, 21 July 1882

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