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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 lies on the slope of Jabal Al-Madbah in a basin among the mountains which form the eastern flank of the Arabah valley that runs from the Dead Sea to the Gulf of Aqaba.(end).
The Jordan Valley, the Ghor, is part of the larger Jordan Rift Valley, one of the hottest places in the Middle East, a key agricultural area, and stretches from northern Lake Tiberius to the Dead Sea in the south; and from the latter to Aqapa, or Wadi Arabah.
At approximately 17:30 on the abovementioned day, Hamdan Tawfiq al-'Aardah (60), who was from 'Arabah village, south of Jenin, and lived in al-Bireh, was driving his black Ford Jeep in al-Bireh Industrial area, back home from his work.
The developments on Baqoura and Ghmar started on the 23rd anniversary of the signing the Israel--Jordan peace treaty (Wadi Arabah Treaty) in 2017, when Jordanians started national campaigns to pressure their government to reclaim the ownership of two areas in the Jordanian Valley from Israel.
After the Madrid treaty in 1991, the Oslo treaty in 1993, and the Arabah treaty between Jordan and Israel in 1994, it was time for the peace process to reach Lebanon and Syria.
Rothenberg, "Copper Smelting Furnaces in the Arabah, Israel: The Archaeological Evidence", pp.
by ONA The team comprised six students who were Waeil bin Hamad Al Jahwari, J Asim Bani Arabah, Asilah Al Ma'amari, Fatima Al Hinai, Latifa Al Sariri and Aryam Al Harasi.
The missile forces hit Saudi soldiers' groups in Al Montazah, Arabah camps, Ayain Al Thawrain.
I saw them together, hand in hand in the Arabah. In her joy she rose from the desert in a cloud of frankincense.
Next we pass Wadi Arabah which leads to the southern shore of the Dead Sea.
The Kenites began as a metal-working group in the Arabah in the thirteenth/twelfth centuries, then pushed into the central Negev in the eleventh/tenth centuries.
The Jordan Ministry of Public Works and Housing (MPWH) plans to improve and upgrade the Wadi Arabah road in Jordan.