Western Desert

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Western Desert,

Egypt: see Libyan DesertLibyan Desert,
northeast part of the Sahara Desert, NE Africa, in SW Egypt, E Libya, and NW Sudan; called the Western Desert in Egypt. It is a region of sand dunes, stony plains, and rocky plateaus. There are few inhabitants and little traffic across it.
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A spokesman for the Egyptian army has announced that 21 Egyptian soldiers were killed and 4 others were injured during an attack on a border checkpoint in Egypt's western desert region near Libya.
ANBAR / Aswat al-Iraq: Acting Chairman of Anbar Provincial Council disclosed today that Premier Nouri al-Maliki agreed to invest and exploit the western desert in the province.
Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that a subsidiary has completed its acquisition of BP's oil and gas operations, acreage and infrastructure in Egypt's Western Desert.
Black-and-white and color maps and photographs illustrate this information-packed guide to key locations in Cairo, the Nile Valley, the Western Desert, the Suez Canal, the Red Sea Coast, and much more.
The Dakhleh Oasis in Egypt's western desert has been home to several civilizations over time.
This will be in charge of a proposed 150,000 b/d crude oil pipeline from the Libyan town of Tobruk to Alexandria, and a pipeline to carry Egyptian Western Desert gas to Eastern Libya.
Both searched the Bihariya Depression in the western desert in Egypt for the remains of dinosaurs.
Is Tuymans's evocation of a victimhood that's not his own a European versi on of what in Australia has come to be called white Aboriginality, like white Australian artists naively painting in a putatively Western Desert abstract style?
In addition, two near oil fields have been discovered in the Meleiha development lease in Western Desert, the company revealed in a statement.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - Security forces destroyed two camps for Daesh and arrested several terrorists in a military operation in the western desert of Anbar.
The minister also met with Deputy CEO of Shell Company Samy Iskandar and Head of Shell Egypt Jasser Hantar on the company's business working plan in the deep waters of the Mediterranean and Western Desert. They also reviewed the implementation process of a natural gas production project in West Delta and reviewed the new oil and gas concessions obtained by Shell in the Western Desert.
The attack took place close to Al-Wahat Road, 135 km south of Cairo, in the Wahat Desert, in Egypt's Western Desert, after the National Security Apparatus received information about a camp which allegedly hosted militants.

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