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THE TURKS IN EGYPT.

MORE ENCOUNTFRS EXPECTED. London, January 30. The "Times's" Cairo correspondent Fay 3 that tbe recent bushes with the Turkish advance party are likely to prove the prelude to fnrther -unim portant encounters with small bodies, which the enemy pushes forward to ascertain the strength ofour positions. ■ So far there is no proof that the snerny's main force has been cora mitfced to an advance across the Sinai Peninsula againsb the canal defences, and experts consider that it will be impossible for a large body of troops to move against Sutz and tbe Bitter Lakes pection of our position by ' tbe Moan Nakbul route. Any attack by this line will simply be a diversion, TRENCHES RECAPTURED. Paris, January 30. An official comruuniquG states: — " The British have recaptured all \ the trenches tbey momentarily lost I at La Bassee. "Our batteries destroyed two guns an d a number of earthworks and mortars, and dispersed several concen tration hivonac3 and convoys at Arras, Biye. Sissons, Eheims and Perthes. ,, ARTILLERY DUEL. London, January 80. The High Commissioner cabled from London at 5 5 p.m. yesterday : — j "Paris reports that there was i actsoQ on Saturday along nearly the whole front, limited to artillery, The ' cannonading was intense, the Allies having everywhere the advantage. ••At La Basse the British retook all the trenches thoy had momentarily iost from Arras to Perthes. Several of the enemy's work 3 was destroyed, while trench bombs dispersed gatherings of the enemy and fats bivouacs and convoys."

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THE TURKS IN EGYPT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 2 February 1915

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THE TURKS IN EGYPT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 2 February 1915

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