Negev Desert

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Noun1.Negev Desert - a desert in southern Israel
Israel, State of Israel, Yisrael, Zion, Sion - Jewish republic in southwestern Asia at eastern end of Mediterranean; formerly part of Palestine
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Demolitions, in addition to denial of basic services and access to infrastructure, are part of an ongoing campaign by Israeli planning committees against Bedouin villages in the Negev desert, where roughly 70-90,000 people live.
Ramallah, May 12 (Petra)--Israeli occupation forces on Tuesday tore down a mosque under construction in Wadi al-Na'am village in the Negev desert.
One of them landed in western Negev desert and the other fell inside Gaza without causing any human or material damage, Israel Radio reported tonight, citing military sources.
The new airport -- being built at a cost of more than $470 million (443 million euros) -- would be located northeast of the Israeli resort town of Eilat, in the southern Aravah region of the Negev desert.
The idea for a major study of subsurface irrigation in Colorado came to Lembke several years ago when he was touring farms in Israel's Negev Desert.
Palestinian Bedouins in the West Bank are largely composed of refugees of Israel's 1948 ethnic cleansing of 750,000 Palestinians, with the majority having fled the Negev Desert while the few who remained -- about 10 percent of the total Bedouin population -- were confined to reservations.
A company known as Nur Energy intends to capture some of it by constructing a solar plant similar to an Israeli one in the Negev desert that makes uses of heliotropic mirrors.
A few hours later Sharon will be buried in a private ceremony at his farm - the Sycamore ranch -in the Negev desert, where his late wife Lily was laid to rest in 2000.
Israel to Ethnically Cleanse 70,000 Palestinians in Massive Negev Land Grab The 53,000 Arab Bedouins living in Negev Desert are labelled as "unrecognized," and are therefore about to be kicked ou for good.
The Israeli government said the plan aims to improve the economic development of the Negev desert and will offer Bedouins the opportunity to live in modern homes, take up conventional jobs and send their children to mainstream schools.
Palestinian protestors shout slogans next to the UNESCO headquarters in Gaza City during a demonstration against the Israeli government's plans to relocate Bedouins in the Negev desert, on July 17, 2013.
The government said it would "as much as possible" grant legal status to villages in the Negev desert that are currently unrecognised by the authorities and where some Bedouin live, if they met unstated minimum population criteria.