The Flint Hills are not cool and foreboding like the Sahara or Negev.
The first state-sanctioned Bedouin town in the Negev, named Tel Sheva, was established in 1968.
The Negev desert—Al-Naqab in Arabic—stretches across southern Israel down to Eilat and the Red Sea.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the city's largest employer with a student population of 20,000, was practically deserted.
New radar base will house the powerful X-Band radar system, already stationed in in Israel's Negev Desert and in central Turkey.
Clearly, the situation among the Bedouin citizens in the Negev is troubling on many levels.
One of my favorite glimpses of Ariel Sharon occurred one day some years ago at a breakfast at his farm in the Negev.
There are nearly 2,000 African migrants held in internment camps in the Negev desert as a result of the Anti-Infiltration Law.
On the walls is spray-painted: "The Negev - for the Jews," "Jewish Pisgat Zeev" and "Temple Mount."
The situation of the Negev Bedouin has been precarious for many decades.