The Basra-Makkah route, the second most important Hajj pathway, passed through Wadi Al-Batin in the northeast of the Arabian Peninsula, crossed several deserts, and ran parallel to the Kufa-Makkah road until the two paths met at Umm Kharman station in Awtas
, 18 km from Zat Irq.
Raja Hassan Akhtar Secretary General AWTA
Blue Area, Mian Akram Farid Patron-in-Chief, Malik Saghir Ahmed Chairman, Syed Amin Pirzada Group Leader, former President ICCI M.
Also a competitor in conformation, obedience, tracking, and agility, Amendola has judged earthdog tests for AWTA since 1986 and for AKC since the start of that program.
"The AWTA, from which the AKC drew its sport, focuses on hunting and getting people into the field.
The AWTA also recognizes certain breeds (listed on its website, dirt-dog.com), but also permits mixed-breeds "of the correct size and character to enter a nine-inch artificial earth (burrow)" in its competitions.