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wadi

, wady
a watercourse in N Africa and Arabia, dry except in the rainy season

Wadi

 

the Arabic name for dry valleys that from time to time fill with streams in the Sahara and on the Arabian Peninsula. A wadi can reach several hundred kilometers in length. Its bed is covered with proluvium.

wadi

[′wäd·ē]
(geology)
In the desert regions of southwestern Asia and northern Africa, a stream bed or channel, or a steep-sided ravine, gulley, or valley, which carries water only during the rainy season. Also spelled wady.
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A Oued El Khatef et a Hammam Ghezaz, les surfaces mobilisees cette annee sont estimees a seulement 161 ha, pour 335 producteurs.
Minister of Local Affairs and Environment Riadh Mouakher told TAP that the development of Oued Sebai is part of a national programme to rehabilitate black spots near popular neighborhoods.
HM the King was also greeted by the governor of the province of Aousserd, delegate commander of the parade ground of Dakhla, chairman of the provincial council of Oued Eddahab, chairman of the municipal council of Dakhla, chairman of the provincial council of Aousserd, representatives of the judiciary, chairman of the local council of Ulemas, representatives of civil and military authorities of the Wilaya.
Au cours de cette operation, qui a eu lieu a 7,5 nautiques de Oued Laou, un trafiquant est decede et un autre a ete blesse a la jambe gauche, precise un communique de la Gendarmerie royale.
On stream since December 1985, Oued Noumer has a system recovering gas, a 50 km gas gathering pipeline and a three-train compression plant with processing lines for dehydration and gas-oil separation.
Le projet d'amenagement de la deviation de la route nationale numero 17 au niveau du barrage Oued El Kebir a Tabarka qui necessitera la mobilisation de 20 millions de dinars (MD), est en phase de lancement de l'appel d'offres, alors que les travaux devraient demarrer d'ici la fin de cette, a affirme samedi, a Jendouba, Mohamed Salah Arfaoui, ministre de l'equipement, de l'habitat et de l'amenagement du territoire.
La troisieme tranche, programmee pour le 19 octobre prochain, touchera 193 familles : 181 du bidonville Coco Plage de Bordj El Bahri, 9 autres du bidonville El Oued de Bordj El Bahri et 3 du bidonville Boukhari de Bordj El Bahri.
Le Souverain a ensuite passe en revue un detachement de la Marine Royale qui rendait les honneurs, avant d'etre salue par le vice-amiral Mohamed Laghmari, Inspecteur de la Marine Royale, le contre-amiral, commandant le secteur maritime de Dakhla, le wali de la region Dakhla - Oud Eddahab, gouverneur de la province de Oued Eddahab, le directeur du port de Dakhla, le directeur d'exploitation de [beaucoup moins que]Marsa Maroc[beaucoup plus grand que] - Dakhla, et le commandant du port de Dakhla.
The combing operation also involved Mount "Lala Aycha", "Margouda", "Oued El Ghoul", "Ain Essid", "Oued El Ong", Oued Maez" in Mount "Kassar el Guelal", Sidi Youssef, Governorate of El Kef.
Tunisia and Japan exchanged during a ceremony held Monday, June 30, 2014 letters on two loans granted by Japan to finance a project to protect Oued Medjerda from flood and a project on a combined cycle power plant in Rades.
Dix personnes ont ete tuees et 26 autres blessees, dont 14 grievement, dans la chute, vendredi matin, d'un camion dans un oued pres de la ville de Chichaoua, apprend-on aupres des autorites provinciales.