Eastern Desert


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Eastern Desert

also Arabian Desert
A desert of eastern Egypt between the Nile Valley and the Red Sea. Porphyry, granite, and sandstone found here have been used as building materials since ancient times.
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Noun1.Eastern Desert - a desert in Egypt between the Nile River and the Red Sea
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
Great Arabian Desert, Arabian Desert - a desert on the Arabian Peninsula in southwestern Asia
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FILE -- Petrol CAIRO -- 20 August 2019: Chairman of the Korean Petroleum Corporation (KPC) Sanju Yoon and the accompanying delegation of Dana Petroleum reviewed the company's operations in Egypt, in the Gulf of Suez, Eastern Desert and Western Desert as well as its activities in the North Sea region.
Researchers at the University of Delaware used chlorine isotopes as chemical tracers to determine the age and origin of groundwater in the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
Today the blackbuck is an occasional straggler along with the eastern desert border areas of the country.
Cairo, May 8 (Petra) -- An archaeological mission of the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry discovered the earliest royal inscriptions in Wadi Abu Subeira area in the eastern desert northeast of Aswan.
Kuwait Energy holds a working interest of four licenses in Egypt, one of which is governed by a service contract and the other three are governed by production-sharing contracts (PSCs), in East Ras Qattara, Abu Sennan, Burg El Arab, and the Eastern Desert.
Abdul Rahman explained that the mission has also been able to discover sites of the period of the Acholian period in late history compared to the other sites in the African continent, in addition to the synchronization and coexistence for about one hundred thousand years of the Homo-Erectus and the Homo-Sapiens in the areas of the Upper Atbara River and the Eastern Desert.
The sources also said that the Syrian Army engaged in heavy clashes with the ISIL terrorists in the Northeastern part of Jabal al-Gharb in Eastern desert of Palmyra, killing and wounding a number of militants as well as destroying their military equipment.
18 (Saba) - The Syrian army announced on Saturday that its units operating in the southern region have made significant progress over the past few hours in their ongoing operations against the "Da'ash" hot spots in the area of CiCiTallul al-Safa in the depth of the eastern desert of Suwayda.
Sweida, SANA -- Units of the Syrian Arab Army continued advancing in the rocky cliffs on the western side of al-Safa hills in the depths of Sweida province's eastern desert.
Southern parts of the eastern desert of the Rubu al-khali (the Empty Quarter) and the Eastern parts of Najran will be affected by torrential rains that may lead to flash floods and active winds of up to 75 km/h, in addition to dusty weather.
Dubai's Damac is working with a Canadian company on bringing an outdoor synthetic ice rink, made out of plastic, to the Middle Eastern desert of the UAE in three years, an official has said.

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