But the desert city
is best known for its silver jewellery.
Temperatures in the desert city
have sizzled at more than 40 degrees Celsius since Hatton and his team arrived one week ago, and Hatton said: "Castillo's fight against Diego Corrales was one of the fights of the century and if there was any pair-up of styles that could even beat that, you would have to say it was me and Castillo.
Now he has the chance to make a swift Vegas return, with victory over Urango leading to a June super-fight back in this desert city
against Mexican Jose Castillo.
Be'er Sheva is a chess powerhouse because of the efforts of one man, Eliahu Levant, who immigrated to the desert city
from the former Soviet Union in 1972.
The fire occurred early Friday in this high desert city
, which is the site of the only cemetery in Southern California built exclusively for Muslims.
According to the paper, the Palm Desert City
Council approved the purchase of the new hybrid electric vehicles following the city's successful use of a test hybrid delivered in 2002.
For the first time in the 25-year history of Iran as an Islamic republic, Saveh, a desert city
of 125,000, 100km, south-west of Tehran elects Mehri Roustaie Gherailou, a woman, as a mayor.
On a recent visit to the desert city
of Hotan, I watched newly arrived Han Chinese soldiers running wind sprints along the side of the road, a practice that the locals in Hotan--where summer midday temperatures top 110 degrees--surely regard as lunacy.
The three-day bash puts classic, traditional, swing, boogie and blues bands in venues scattered throughout the high desert city
The desert city
of Beersheba has been comparatively calm, but it is relatively close to the West Bank and Gaza.
The activists who pushed for the monument in this desert city
just south of Palm Springs say it is the first of its kind.
Only a handful of sites are familiar from travel literature: the Roman desert city
of Palmyra, the Crusader castle of Krak des Chevaliers and the great Umayyad Mosque of Damascus.