Sahara Desert

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the world's largest desert (3,500,000 square miles) in northern Africa


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Event fundraiser Mark Pearson, who also braved the desert with the team, said: "Our Sahara Desert Trek group have just been incredible.
com/Charlotte-Smith41/ Lepton resident Charlotte Smith, in training for her trek to conquer the Moroccan Sahara Desert, inset, |in a bid to relieve the plight of African children desperate for medical care
Caption: Nutrients in windswept dust from the Sahara Desert may feed the microbes that help build up the Great Bahama Bank, seen in this satellite photo of the Bahamas.
The Marathon des Sables is run in the Sahara desert (main)
Sarah Morris, Manager of North Cardiff Medical Centre, who will running six marathons in six days across the Sahara Desert
THE bodies of 92 migrants have been found after they died of thirst when the trucks they were travelling in broke down in a desolate area on the edge of the Sahara desert, officials in Niger say.
They may have left this earth millions of years ago, but an expat in Dubai is currently attempting to sell what he says is a dinosaur egg he dug up in the Sahara desert.
Summary: Runners tackle the Sahara Desert in gruelling Marathon de Sables.
The attack comes nearly a fortnight after a deadly Islamist attack on a gas plant in Algeria's southern Sahara desert, in a hostage-taking siege that ended with the deaths of almost 40, mostly foreign, captives.
africa bbc1 9pm Only the toughest creatures survive in the scorching Sahara Desert, where no rain can fall for 50 years at a time.
It is, however, different from them in the sense that here is a film that captures experiences of travel without return, not the least because it seeks to highlight how the hazards of clandestine migration from West Africa to Europe through the Sahara Desert constitute an impossibility to the realization of cosmopolitan aspirations.
Tunisia has declared its part of the Sahara Desert area in North Africa a "closed military zone" requiring authorisation to travel there.
Summary: North African neighbours Libya and Algeria are to exchange high-level visits in an attempt to re-launch cooperation in fighting arms trafficking and Islamist insurgents in the Sahara desert.
AQIM, which vowed to attack American interests, found new safe havens in the vast Sahara desert escaping the pressure of US forces in Pakistan, Iraq and Yemen, Miniter told US TV station CBN News.