Destruction of Timbuktu manuscripts is an offence against the whole of Africa
The literary heritage of Timbuktu dates back to the 15th and 16th centuries when the gold-rich kingdoms of Mali and Songhai traded across the Sahara with the Mediterranean world. It took two months for merchant caravans to cross the desert, and while gold ...
Tools Suggest Humans Left Africa Earlier Via Arabia
Some primitive stone hand-axes and scrapers unearthed in a desert on the eastern side ... about 200,000 years ago and then left the continent about 60,000 years ago, either along the Mediterranean Sea or the Arabian coast. Other researchers called the ...
Is it possible to turn Arab deserts into greenery?
All the anti-KSA, anti-Arab and anti-Sunni ... of cold current on western edge of continent. Evaporation is inversely proportional to temperature.Air flowing over cold currents has low moisture content. ex: Kalahari desert. 3. leeward side of mountain.
Raymond Chandler's Red Wind carried me to California
the young prodigy came across The Arabian Nights. It must ... It is quintessential, once read, never forgotten: "There was a desert wind blowing that night. It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your ...
Africa: What Exactly Does 'Sub-Sahara Africa' Mean?
Is it 'under' the Sahara Desert or 'part of'/'partly' the Sahara Desert ... even though they unquestionably habituate African geography, the African continent, since the Arab conquest and occupation of this north one-third of African territory in the ...