Empty Quarter


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Empty Quarter

vast desert in the Arabian peninsula. [Geography: EB, VIII: 703]
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The Empty Quarter is, in fact, so full of life that it is nearly impossible for anyone to explore and experience it completely in a lifetime.
Ghawaso Al Ahqaf ( Divers of the Empty Quarter ) by Saudi novelist Amal Al Faran, published by Jadawel Publishing, Translation & Distribution, 2016.
"Two Emiratis were rescued after their vehicle got stuck in the Empty Quarter on Monday morning.
Speaking to Muscat Daily , Mohammed Awadh Alhadi Ba Omar, a photography enthusiast for more than ten years, said that heavy rainfall led to the formation of lakes in many parts of the Empty Quarter and Dhofar governorate.
The road begins from the area of Tanam in Ibri and continues through the oilfields until it reaches the Empty Quarter, where the Oman-Saudi border is located.
The Empty Quarter had stood for centuries between these neighbours, and with this road project, the first-ever land link will be a reality for the citizens of both Oman and Saudi Arabia, it stated.
Muscat, Apr.23 (ONA) The National Museum held a lecture on "Journey Through the Empty Quarter" during the activities of the National Museum.
One of the most popular US TV stars in the world, the gorgeous redhead 'Donna' took to Instagram to share breathtaking photos of Dubai and 'The Empty Quarter' with her 1.2 million followers on the social media site.
The Middle East's Empty Quarter is the Earth's largest continuous sand desert.
BESIX welcomed students from Manzil to a construction art workshop as part of an initiative between BESIX Foundation and The Empty Quarter Fine Art Gallery in DIFC.
He was accompanied by Ahmed bin Harub al Mahrooqi, a native of Adam, who served as his guide on a 110km journey by camel from Adam to Abu Tubool, a place close to the Oman-Saudi Arabia border in the Empty Quarter. Ahmed left him at this point as he continued his onward journey on foot and spent the next four weeks all alone.
In a statement to Bahrain News Agency (BNA), Al Majid expressed happiness about clinching the first prize with his photo which, he said, shows the beauty of the sand dunes in the Empty Quarter and their size compared to human being.