Middle East News

What is Silt?

Small particles of rich soil.

Sand an move

Huge areas of shifting sand dunes in the Sahara are called Ergs.

What's are Casbahs?

Older seen of Algerian Cities.

Biggest Desert in the World

  • Largest desert in the world is the Sahara Desert.
  • The eastern and Libyan Deserts are part of the Sahara.
  • Sahara comes from the Arab word meaning desert.

Best Shortcut Ever Made

  • It was human made.
  • The Suez Canal separates the Sihai Peninsula from the rest of Egypt.
  • Egyptians built the canal in the mid 1860's

What is Libya's oil money used for?

  • Import food.
  • Build schools.
  • Build hospitals.
The Sahara Desert
Egypt to build new lane for Suez Canal in US$4 billion expansion project