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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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"Wadi Al Beih was built in 1982 and recorded 247.4 mm of rainwater.
Al- Shuaibi told Oman News Agency (ONA) that the total number of tourists in 2018 to Wilayat Wadi Bani Khalid witnessed a steady increase of 24.4 percent compared to 2017, which amounted to (182648) tourists.
Al- Shuaibi told Oman News Agency (ONA): The total number of tourists in 2018 to Wilayat Wadi Bani Khalid witnessed a steady increase of 24.4 percent compared to 2017, which amounted to (182648) tourists.
The Governor, also in his capacity as Chairman of the Regional Commission for Disaster Prevention and Relief, called on Thursday afternoon on citizens, including those living near wadis and waterways, to take the necessary precautions.
For his part, Maged Halmy, chairperson of Wadi Degla said that the new alliance will employ the potentials of the two sides to expand real estate projects in the local market.
The source reminded the importance of Wadi Ein Tarma as a region near Damascus, and said the terrorists launched missile strikes from the region on civilian-populated areas in Jermana almost on a daily basis.
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Despite the militants hiding out in Wadi Khaled, there has been a period of calm in recent years.
The transfer came following a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the EAD and the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) earlier this year with respect to the Nubian Ibex Reintroduction and Release Programme of General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, at the Wadi Rum Nature Reserve in Jordan.
The restaurant has opened in the Wadi Degla club based in Zahraa El Maadi, Cairo.
On arrival, toads could be heard croaking in the wadi from a distance of at least 150 m.
Simply attach WADI to a bottle filled with contaminated water, lay it in the sun and wait for the smiley face to appear.