• THE IMMIGRANTS' DAUGHTER: A Private Battle to Earn the Right

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    At the end of the Second World War, the region’s states finally obtained independence. Examples of the Hammurabic code follow: let [them] have [good] governance, I set forth truth and justice throughout the land [and] prospered the people. not proved [it against] him, his accuser shall be put to death. him, he who is charged with the sorcery shall go to the holy river; he shall leap into the holy river and, if the holy river overwhelms him, his accuser shall take and keep his house; if the holy river proves that man clear [of the offense] and he comes back safe, he who has charged him with sorcery shall be not proved the statement that he has made, if that case [is] a capital one, that man shall be put to death.
  • The Last Jews in Baghdad: Remembering a Lost Homeland

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    Feb. 1966 Left-wing coup in Syria followed by increased PLO activity against Israel. 5-10 June 1967 The Six-Day War. 1 Sept. 1967 Arab League summit at Khartoum: "The three noes". 22 Nov. 1967 UN Security Council resolution 242. Born in Russia in 1912, Harel emigrated to Palestine in 1931 but retained a strong anti-Soviet sentiment which made him an enemy of the left-wing parties inside Israel and a staunch supporter of the United States in the Cold War. The Encounter with the West: Napoleon in Egypt, 1798-1801 The Middle East today: how does its political map differ from 1914?
  • The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

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    Hourani covers thirteen centuries of Arab history. However, in the Middle East (as elsewhere) the drawing of lines between internal and external is a difficult business. Desert animals also possess various means of conserving moisture. The numerous divisions and re-divisions of Syria over a quarter century obstructed the development of a unified administrative elite. Complexities of possible meanings, around speech, hearing and deafness, are shown as Ward compared roots of words in several regional languages and suggested a different meaning in the passage (in Papyrus Koller) supposedly addressed to an idle student or clerk, "Thou art one who is deaf and does not hear, to whom men make (signs) with the hand".
  • Peter's Key: Peter DeLoughry and the Fight for Irish

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    Ariel Sharon now admits that he and others, including Yitzhak Rabin, had discussed the possibility of a sort of coup, in which government officials were to be locked in a room, while the army started the war, but the idea never got passed the stage of thinking out loud. The body elaborates the points that you are incorporating in the essay. The work plan of this body would include the development and implementation of integrated conservation, restoration, and maintenance programmes.
  • History of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt (Makers of History)

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    In the light of that humanistic approach, we have acceded to a large number of human rights conventions. Much detail on disabilities, e.g. pp. 206-209 & 230-239 (deformities, malformations), 270-280 (eye problems), 289-293 (ear problems), 299-321 (neurological & mental disorders), 402-407 (peri- & post-natal activities), from Hebrew, Aramaic & Greek texts over some two millennia in Palestine. These minorities did not enjoy all the privileges of the predominantly Muslim ruling class, and sometimes lived in difficult circumstances.
  • The Search for Cleopatra: The True Story of History's Most

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    Another famous American naval vessel was the C. Pigs in lower Mesopotamia during the Old Babylonian period. Ordinarily, this would indicate the long vowel "î"; but sometimes in Arabic, and originally in this case, the "y" is pronounced as the vowel "a." Zorn, “Fungal flavours,” in The Mycota: Industrial Applications, vol. 10, pp. 249–268, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2010. The following is intended to answer that question and to show how the Bible maps out world events in advance, so that men and women may understand that God is controlling affairs according to a pre-determined plan.
  • A Woman of Egypt

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    Please visit the official website for more information: "The Arab is a one-dimensional caricature, a cartoon cutout used by film makers as stock villains and as comic relief. Last year I read "The Blood of Flowers" and it got me a little bit interested in watching some costume dramas that take place in the Middle East. The refugee problem was created in 1947-48, when the Palestinians and their Arab allies rejected United Nations Resolution 181 and tried to prevent by force implementation of the partition plan that called for the creation of a Jewish state alongside an Arab state in Palestine.
  • Soldier Five: The Real Truth about the Bravo Two Zero

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    Iran, in the latest skirmish between soccer and Islam, is debating the propriety of playing a 2018 World Cup qualifier against South Korea on October 11, the day Shiites celebrate Tasua, the 9th day of the month of Moharram, one of the holiest days in the Shiite calendar on which the faithful commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. Well then, be assured you are at the right hand.
  • Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal: Volume Two (Library of

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    S. officials had forced the Kaws to Oklahoma. Centuries of efforts to overcome the inflexibility of the waqf through illicit means presented yet another source of rigidity. Syria's wheat production is now pinned on the irrigated sown areas that depend on the Euphrates and underground water, which before 2011 accounted for no more than 40 percent of total annual production. Their decision to come to America and Kansas, where they chose lands in Marion, Harvey, McPherson and other nearby counties, was due largely to the efforts of the Santa Fe railroad's foreign immigration department.
  • Said Nursi: Makers of Islamic Civilization

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    These results were rather disappointing when measured against Ben-Gurion's initial expectations of using the 1958 crisis as a stepping-stone to a strategic partnership with Western powers against the forces of radical Arab nationalism. [1] William Roger Louis, 'Harold Macmillan and the Middle East Crisis of 1958', Proceedings of the British Academy, 94, 1997, 209. [2] Malcolm Kerr, The Arab Cold War, 1958-1964 (London, 1965); Patrick Seale, The Struggle for Syria: A Study of Post-War Politics, 1945-1958 (London, 1965); Mouayad Ibrahim K. al-Windawi, 'Anglo-Iraqi Relations, 1945-1958' (unpublished Ph.