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shamal

[shə′mäl]
(meteorology)
The northwest wind in the lower valley of the Tigris and Euphrates and the Persian Gulf; it may set in suddenly at any time, and generally lasts from 1 to 5 days, dying down at night and freshening again by day; but in June and early July it continues almost without cessation (the great or 40-day shamal).

shamal

A gusty northwesterly wind that blows over Iraq and the Persian Gulf in the summer.
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2 kilometres, which will provide the truck drivers with an easy access from the truck parking area in Al Shamal City into Al Shamal road, leading to Doha City and other parts of the country, and vice versa.
The truck parking roads are considered a vital part of phase one of Ashghal's Roads and Infrastructure Development Project in Al Shamal, implemented by Ashghal.
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4 billion have already been completed and preparations are under way to kick off a number of new projects including the Al Shamal City Centre for Health and Wellness, the contract for which was signed at the meeting yesterday with Al Jaber Trading and Contracting Company, remarked Ashghal chairman Dr Saad bin Ahmed Al Mohannadi.
Shamal AzZour Al-Oula is the owner and operator of Kuwait's first and only independent power and water plant.
According to Ashghal, the project covers rehabilitation works for existing roads, designed to transform them to developed roads that meet the infrastructure requirements of the growing population in Al Shamal.
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The Chronicles of Shamal trilogy, by Bahrain-based artist and illustrator Anna Thackray, was launched at Al Riwaq Art Space.
The US industrial giant will build combined cycle power plant named Waad Al Shamal and provide four advanced gas turbines, a steam turbine and turbine maintenance services.
Summary: US-based General Electric Company (GE) won an engineering and construction contract worth nearly US$ 1 billion from Saudi Electricity Company for its combined cycle power plant at Waad Al Shamal in the north of the Kingdom.
GE (NYSE: GE) has been awarded a landmark contract valued at nearly $1bn for the engineering, construction and provision of gas turbine services for the Waad Al Shamal combined cycle power plant of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC).
Known locally as (Al-Barreh), the Shamal winds blow for 40 days, but their speed varies from one year to another.