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 (sə-hāl′, -hēl′)
A semiarid region of north-central Africa south of the Sahara Desert. Since the 1960s it has been afflicted by prolonged periods of extensive drought.

[Arabic sāḥil, coast, shore (of the Sahara); see Swahili.]

Sa·hel′i·an adj.


(səˈheɪl, -ˈhil)

the arid area in the southern Sahara that stretches across six countries from Senegal to Chad.


[sɑːˈhel] NSahel m
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The conference focuses on helping Africas Sahel countries to fight terrorism, organized crime and illegal migration in an effort to stop irregular refugee flows to Europe.
Le Maroc participe a la Conference internationale sur le Sahel pour temoigner de sa solidarite et de son engagement avec les pays de la region, a souligne, vendredi a Bruxelles, le ministre des Affaires etrangeres et de la Cooperation internationale, M.
Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank, made a passionate and illuminating introduction on "Securing the Sahel," and narrated the story of South Korea rising from rags to riches, and highlighted numerous projects initiated by the WB to fill the space between war and peace; the moderator presented a concoction on Sahel, which was a mixture of fact, fiction, myth and propaganda.
BRUSSELS, Feb 23 (KUNA) -- An International High Level Conference on the Sahel concluded in Brussels Friday after mobilizing international political support for the Sahel region and pledges of 414 million euro (USD 508 million) to support the Joint security Force of the G5 Sahel.
Brussels, Jumada II 07, 1439, February 23, 2018, SPA -- Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, participated today in the high-level international conference of the Countries of Africa's Sahel Region G5 held in the Belgian capital, Brussels.
Esperance fans are celebrating the victory, Esperance official website CAIRO -- 15 February 2018: Esperance defeated Etoile du Sahel 3-2 on Thursday in the Tunisian League.
TAP) -- Tunisia's ES Sahel conceded defeat to Lebanese Sagesse (79-92), at a Dubai International Basketball Championship Group A day-3 game played on Sunday.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A joint anti-terror force linking countries in the Sahel began operations, the French military mission in the region, which is providing support, announced.
Over the past three years, the Sahel, specifically Niger, has become the venue of a military build-up of foreign troops from the US, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, Canada and now, Russia.
Egyptian real estate developer Al Arabia Real Estate and Development (ARCO Egypt) is launching the first phase of its CityStars Al Sahel project, which will be built on 743 acres.
Dans les 20 prochaines annees, la population du Sahel va doubler passant de 150 a 300 millions de personnes.
Anantara Sir Bani Yas Island Al Sahel Villa resort will mark South African Hertiage month throughout September to pay tribute to the country that inspired its concept.