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Najd,

region, Arabia: see NejdNejd
or Najd
, region, central Saudi Arabia. Riyadh, the country's capital and major city, is located there. The Nejd is a vast plateau from 2,500 to 5,000 ft (762–1,524 m) high.
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The other, Bani-Hizzan, was sedentary living in the wadis of al-Yamama in eastern Najd, just south of their purported cousins, the Banu-Hanifa of the Bakr ibn-Wa'el, who inhabited modern-day Riyadh.
I was working on an oilfield for Galfar and they knew that Iveco meant Dant Najd, because nobody else had Iveco trucks there.
Over the centuries, Najd and Hijaz, modern Saudi Arabia, had been centers of civilizations and important destinations for Arab traders and center of trade with the external world such as Egypt, India and Africa.
The finalistsincluded Rayan Atlas from Algeria, Selim Chebil from Tunisia, Issa Hesso from Syria and of course, Najd.
In contrast to traditional Bedouin musical culture, the artistic traditions of the hadar show' more variety between the Najd and Gulf.
The Minister of Housing also signed an agreement with Arc Plan International Engineering Consultancy to prepare the studies for the structural and detailed layout for the new residential complex in Al Najd area at a cost of OMR217,000.
The first one, which is related to setting up infrastructure for the new residential area in the Wilayat of Liwa in the Governorate of North Al Batinah whereas the second agreement is related to providing consultancy services for preparing the necessary studies and detailed layouts for the new urban complex at Al Najd area in the Wilayat of Thumrait in the Governorate of Dhofar.
NAJD (Richard Hannon) THE three-year-old was beaten on his debut by Finelcity at Epsom, but shaped with promise in the extended mile contest.
He started a revivalist movement in the remote region of Najd, advocating a purging of practices such as the popular "cult of saints", and shrine and tomb visitation, then widespread among Muslims, but which he considered idolatry.
NAJD Rent-a-Car, one of the UAE's leading automotive rental providers and a member of the Al Basel Group of Companies, will invest Dh5 million ($1.
Before the emergence of contemporary boundaries in the Arabian Peninsula, this terrain was divided into four distinct regions: Najd (2) also known as Central Arabia, Hijaz (3) also called Western Arabia, Southern Arabia and Eastern Arabia.
The people said, "O Messenger of Allah, and our Najd.