Western Desert

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Western Desert,

Egypt: see Libyan DesertLibyan Desert,
northeast part of the Sahara Desert, NE Africa, in SW Egypt, E Libya, and NW Sudan; called the Western Desert in Egypt. It is a region of sand dunes, stony plains, and rocky plateaus. There are few inhabitants and little traffic across it.
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The Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority (EMRA) is to launch a first of its kind international tender to search for gold in seven areas in the Western Desert, and an area in South Sinai by next January.
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After the Egyptian army's deadly blunder in the Western Desert Monday, one thing is pretty clear -- despite 12 deaths and a lot of questions, the country's military doesn't really plan on blaming any part of this attack on themselves.
Egyptian security forces killed 12 Mexicans and Egyptians and injured 10 "by accident" on Monday, mistaking a tourist convoy for militants they were chasing in the country's western desert, the ministry of interior said.
CAIRO, Aug 14 (KUNA) -- The Egyptian army announced late Thursday the crashing of a military aircraft while chasing terrorist elements in Siwa oasis in the country's western desert.
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Eni has announced a new discovery of oil and gas in the West Melehia deep exploration prospect, located in the Melehia licence, in the Western Desert of Egypt, 300 square kilometers west of Alexandria.
The concessions are for areas in the Suez Canal, Egypt's western desert, the Mediterranean sea and the Nile Delta.

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