Arabah

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Arabah

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Araba

(both: ä`räbä, ăr`əbə), depression, on the Israel-Jordan border, extending c.100 mi (160 km) from the Dead Sea S to the Gulf of Aqaba; part of the Great Rift ValleyGreat Rift Valley,
geological fault system of SW Asia and E Africa. It extends c.3,000 mi (4,830 km) from N Syria to central Mozambique. The northernmost extension runs S through Syria and Lebanon, the Jordan valley, the Dead Sea, and the Gulf of Aqaba.
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 complex. Limestone, salt, and potash are mined near the Dead Sea. In the Old Testament, Arabah is variously called a wilderness, a plain, and a desert. It is sometimes spelled Aravah.
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It is also certainly better than the climate during which the peace talks in Taba, Wye River, Wadi Araba and others took place.
Amman, March 3 (Petra) Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Al-Kharabsheh said on Saturday that the ministry has received applications from seven mining companies to explore gold in the Wadi Araba region in the south of the Kingdom.
Tel Aviv recently announced the launch of the security fence project along the border with Jordan, and will extend 30 kilometers between the resorts of Eilat in the far south of Wadi Araba at a cost of $ 85,000,000 by its completion in early 2019.
In October 1994, US President Bill Clinton applauds as Jordan's King Hussein and Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin prepare to shake hands before signing the Israeli-Jordanian peace accord at the Wadi Araba crossing (AFP)
According to al-Quds and al-Ayyam, the Jordanian House of Representatives has unanimously agreed to revisit the agreements signed between Jordan and Israel, including the Wadi Araba Treaty.
In a telephone call with al-Mayadeen TV on Wednesday, Shaaban said "What happened uncovers the depth of the Arab hypocrisy over fifty years and the results of the agreements of humiliation and shame signed with the Israeli occupation entity from Sinai II Agreement to Camp David Accords to Wadi Araba agreement and Oslo Agreement which make us rethink of rereading and rewriting our history again in a transparent and honest way.
In the arid southern desert of Wadi Araba, where scorching temperatures and dust devils leave scant signs of life, a team of environmental engineers is working on a solution for countries on the front lines of climate change, facing drought and rising temperatures.
Day 3 - takes the group back to the Dead Sea, via the Namaleh and Wadi Araba roads, covering a distance of 194kms.
The project aims to implement the Phase II of the Wadi Araba Integrated Development Project in order to eradicate poverty and unemployment, to improve the economic and social situation of the residents, and to make the region attractive economically.
The Jordan branch of the Arab Centre for Engineering Studies (ACES) has completed the geotechnical investigation for the Wadi Araba Dams in Jordan.
Actuellement, la gestion de l'ensemble de l'esplanade, -regroupant les mosquees d'al Aqsa, dome du Rocher et Bouraq,- est confiee a un Waqf dont la Jordanie est garante conformement aux accords de Wadi Araba (1994).
In October 1994, Jordan and Israel signed a peace treaty at the southern border post of Wadi Araba.