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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One of GASCO's natural gas projects - Company's website CAIRO -- 13 March 2018: The Egyptian Natural Gas Company (GASCO) is planning to transport gas from the Raven field in the North Alexandria Concession to the Western Desert Gas Complex, according to a company's statement.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) -- The Popular crowd forces in the western Anbar axis began combing the western desert of Anbar province.
He added that the company's new gas discovery in North Alam El-Shawish area in the Western Desert started production three months before its scheduled date with a production rate of 30m cubic feet per day, increasing the company's total gas production to 448m cubic feet per day.
The deep Med off the Western Desert (WD) is over-taking the delta as the most prolific gas province in Egypt.
Baghdad: Iraqi forces said Monday they face a tough battle against the IS group in deep gorges and other natural hideouts in the western desert along the Syrian border, their last bastion in Iraq.
The security crackdown in the nearby mountainous areas around the Western Desert near Al-Wahat highway left 15 militants dead.
29 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister received a cable of thanks from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, in reply to His Royal Highness's consolatory cable to him over the victims of terrorist attack in Giza governorate's western desert.
The reshuffle came a week after a deadly attack on a police convoy in a western desert area of Giza Province.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain strongly condemns the terrorist attack that took place in the Western Desert of the Giza Governorate in the Arab Republic of Egypt, which resulted in the death and injury of dozens of security men.
At least sixteen police officers were killed in a shoot-out during a raid on a suspected militant hideout inEgypt's Western desert, two security sources said on Friday.
7 million acres in the Abu Gharadig Basin in Egypt's Western Desert.
In this book Lizzie Marrkilyi Ellis recounts her life as a Ngaatjatjarra woman, born in the Western Desert around the time of first contact with white Australians in the region.

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