Eastern Desert


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Eastern Desert,

Egypt: see Arabian DesertArabian Desert
or Eastern Desert,
c.86,000 sq mi (222,740 sq km), E Egypt, bordered by the Nile valley in the west and the Red Sea and the Gulf of Suez in the east. It extends along most of Egypt's eastern border and merges into the Nubian Desert in the south.
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On the Nile in Assiut and extends from the Western agricultural road to the Eastern Desert Road for a length of 28 km and the Commission estimated the initial compensation at about 162 million pounds.
Mahmoud Sherif, doctoral candidate at the University of Delaware and the main author of the paper, told Daily News Egypt that the study focused on using chlorine isotopes to identify sources of chloride, and to estimate the relative age of groundwater from the Nubian aquifer and the shallow alluvial aquifers, in addition to the fractured basement aquifers in the Eastern Desert of Egypt.
It is worth mentioning that the large number of human settlement sites in the eastern desert region and the Upper Atbara River indicate that these areas were prosperous, rainy and rich with the natural resources, especially in the mid-era of the Holocene, which was suitable for the intensive presence of these human groups, and so far more than eight hundred archaeological sites in this area has been discovered.
For government forces, the recapture of Palmyra, following a three-week campaign by Syrian government forces backed by intensive Russian air strikes, opens up much of Syria's eastern desert stretching to the Iraqi border to the south and Daesh heartland of Deir al-Zor and Raqqa to the east.
On August 14, 2014, the world met Mohammed Emwazi, a Londoner, when the Islamic State published a video of him in the Middle Eastern desert killing American journalist James Foley, and spouting militant company lines.
Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route is an exhaustive synthesis of Sidebotham's research along the Red Sea and in the Eastern Desert of Egypt, and demonstrates his ability to integrate the archaeological and historical record into a coherent picture of Ptolemaic and Roman maritime trade in the late first millennium B.C.E.
Request of best offers & proposals for petroleum exploration and exploitation concessions at twenty locations country wide including 11 locations in the Western Desert, two locations in the Eastern Desert, other two on the Red Sea and further five locations on the Gulf of Suez.
The writings are presented in sections titled: the Deserts of the Imagination and Reality, the Western 'Libyan' Desert, the Eastern Desert and Sinai Peninsula, Preparations for the Journey, Starting Out, the Desert Day, the Desert Night, Nature in the Desert, Experiences of the Desert, the Threats of the Desert, the People of the Desert, and the Return to the World.
Apart from its participation in the Alam El Shawish West Concession, it is currently the operator of two concessions in Egypt, namely the North West Gemsa Concession (Eastern Desert) and East Ghazalat (Western Desert).
Cairo, 21 Aug: Egyptian Petroleum minister said that some about 17 companies from countries including Canada, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Australia, Cyprus and Iraq are interested to obtain gold exploration licences in Egypt 's Eastern Desert.
But this is Afghanistan 2008, and Trooper Davies, pictured, is in the eastern desert of Helmand.
Atyeh had a sucessful summer, performing in Syria and Algeria, and releasing the duet "Sahra Al Sharq" (The Eastern Desert) with the famous Lebanese artist Asi Hilani.

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