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An extensive upland desert surface consisting either of bare bedrock or of bedrock covered by a thin layer of pebbles.

[Arabic ḥammāda.]
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Former Chairman of Muharraq Municipal Council, Jassim Mohammed Hammada, said the hospital was beyond words to express.
Faruq Hammada (Beirut: Dar Ihya' al-'Ulum, 1980); cf.
An electrical engineering junior Dina Hammada said: "Having a large number of local and international companies attending a single event is an amazing opportunity for those of us in our third or fourth year of university seeking internships and full-time employment.
The mall was given the green light by former council chairman Mohammed Hammada during the council's two-month summer recess in July 2007 without a council vote.
Charmes par l'ouverture du bal dont l'animation a ete assuree par le jeune et talentueux Hassan Bousboula, les spectateurs ont eu droit en prelude a une projection d'un film documentaire realise par Abdelkader Ben Dmeche, retracant l'histoire de la chanson bedouine oranaise et les poetes de renommee mondiale qui ont fait d'elle un cachet tres special, voire original, comme Cheikh El Jilali Ain Tadless, Cheikh Hammada, Aissa El Djarmouni, Khelifi Ahmed et tant d'autres.
Wael Hammada, Zeitouneh's husband who was previously detained by government forces for opposition activism, and two other VDC activists, Nazim Hamadi and Samira Khalil, were also kidnapped when gunmen stormed the VDC headquarters in the Damascus suburb of Douma around 10 a.
Egypt's Hammada Mohammad had earlier set the tone for the evening when he ran 1:46.
There are traps there in folded and faulted structures, as in the case of the Hammada al-Hamra Basin to the north.
Muharraq Municipal Council chairman Mohammed Hammada said that the location of the park was chosen because it overlooked the Prince Khalifa Bridge.
The main crude oil pipelines are: Sarir to Marsa El Hariga, 318 miles; Messla to Ras Lanuf, 298 miles; Waha to Es Sider, 267 miles; Hammada El Hamra to Zawiya, 236 miles; Amal to Ras Lanuf, 170 miles; Intisar to Zueitina, about 132 miles; and Nasser (Zelten) to Marsa El Brega, 107 miles.
The council encountered a similar situation in 2010, when former chairman Mohammed Hammada had to travel to Germany for treatment.
Former Muharraq Municipal Council chairman Mohammed Hammada was among the high-profile losers in the second round.