• In a Sea of Knowledge: British Arabists in the Twentieth

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    Despite all that, as well as the achievements of many peoples in their struggles for international independence and the recognition of national identity, many societies were still affected by wars, colonialism and servitude. Aged 27, Bouazizi had been rejected from every job he tried to get, including the army. A second major influence, this one largely imposed by outside interests, is what can be called “petroleum politics.” For at least a century, petroleum has fueled much of the world’s industry, vehicles, and economy—and North Africa and the Middle East is home to most of this precious natural resource.
  • Goodbye, Antoura: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide

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    They have not yet repented, and they therefore do not deserve to be regathered to their homeland. On the other hand, the Babylonians led in the development of such practical arts as irrigation. Unlike its GCC allies, Jordan was not blessed with extensive oil resources. Moreover, the area carves a niche for the production and export of oil. Middleeastbulls.com is an independent website. The Circassians, who are Sunni Muslims and speak Arabic, form such a group; they are found in Turkey, Jordan, Syria, and Iraq.
  • Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh

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    II, whoredom committed by infant or idiot; or who goes blind); Safeeya; Sale ( Ch. Its decisions do not require the approval of each of its members. It is important to note that at this time there is no state of Palestine--only territories (the Gaza Strip and portions of the West Bank) within the Middle East that are controlled by the Palestinian National Authority. This provision has been cited as evidence that the Zionists planned for the exodus and expulsion of Arab civilians in advance.
  • Kill Khalid: The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid

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    More significant are the larger saltwater lakes that occupy broad basins on the Anatolian plateau and in northwestern Iran. The Arab League renewed its peace initiative in 2007. CAPPS, Edward, Jr. (1927) An ivory pyxis in the Museo Cristiano and a plaque from the Sancta Sanctorum. Lesiuk (1980), on the other hand, notes that enclosing the earthly garden with walls and buildings is a metaphoric gesture recalling its heavenly archetype; the surrounding desert on the outside represents desiccation and death, while within are flowers, fruits, shade, water and life.
  • Lawrence of Arabia's Secret Air Force: Based on the Diary of

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    Named as the Middle East Personality of the Year in 2006 by Foreign Direct Investment magazine, Alabbar is a senior aide to Dubai’s ruler. In the world of the Coca-Cola Company, whenever there's a union there's always a bust, whenever there's corruption there's always the real thing, yeah!! S. power structure has gone to gain and maintain U. Well then, be assured you are at the right hand. In the meantime then, they needed to change the subject, until they found a new target; so they turned their attention to the creation of the New World Order.
  • A Yankee Engineer Abroad: Part II: The East

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    Because the year of entry data indicate that the older cohorts are much less Muslim, we adjust upward the 76 percent nine percentage points to 85 percent based on the assumption that a larger share of persons born in the Middle East who died between 1970 and 1980 were non-Muslim. Americans are otherwise familiar with the entrepreneurial talent of Indian immigrants to the United States, where they are disproportionately successful in a number of areas of business, including hotels and motels, of all things.
  • All the Roads Are Open: The Afghan Journey (Seagull Books -

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    Therefore they embarked on a campaign against the Lehi and Irgun, known in Hebrew as the "Sezon" ("Season"). It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is designated a National Historic Landmark. Every year, I pick a destination to go to celebrate my birthday. The core of the Middle East today consists of the numerous countries of Southwest Asia and the African nations of Egypt and Libya. IX, of expiation, slaves with defects; Ch. But within a few years his government was so deeply in debt that in 1882 the British, who already played a large role in Egyptian affairs, occupied the country.
  • The Arab of the Future 2: A Childhood in the Middle East,

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    During these weeks, over 100 Palestinians were killed, including 30 children, often by ‘excessive use of lethal force in circumstances in which neither the lives of security forces nor others were in immminent danger, resulting in unlawful killings,’ Amnesty International concluded in a detailed report that was scarcely mentioned in the US. “Barak’s plan...ensure(s) that useable land and resources (primarily water) remain largely in Israeli hands while the population is administered by a corrupt and brutal Palestinian Authority (PA), playing the role traditionally assigned to indigenous collaborators under the several varieties of imperial rule: the Black leadership of South Africa’s Bantustans, to mention only the most obvious analagoue... “It is important to recall that the policies have not only been proposed, but implemented, with the support of the U.
  • Sephardi Entrepreneurs in Jerusalem: The Valero Family

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    It all depended on what was traded in the region and what was offered at the marketplace. Available online to CSU affiliates through SAGE record of the journal or via Citation Linker. When the state of Israel was created in 1948, the conservative Christians felt that the land was finally in the hands of its rightful owners, the Jews. Other Mormon families began the long trek to Utah from Aintab (the Gazi Antep of modern Turkey) in southern Asia Minor about the same time.
  • Theodora: Empress of Byzantium

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    Within the first few months, a wedding took place, a baby was born, and the first death occurred. The parishes are East, Middle, and West; they are treated in many respects as one; and they contain Fort Matilda and a suburb of Port Glasgow. However, Washington’s policy of enforcing strict sanctions against Iraq appears to have had the ironic effect of strengthening Saddam’s regime. Consequently, the Armenian genocide did not only kill 1 – 1.5 million Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire but displaced survivors, scarring them and many lost their heritage because of the events.