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History of the Middle East

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Located at the juncture of Asia, Africa and Europe, the Middle East has been one of the centers of ancient civilization. Today it continues its historic significance as it provides much of the world's energy through its oil resources.
There is Arab in him. His mother is from Jordan and his father is Italian. Muhammed Hassan aka Mark Copani was born in Amman, Jordan.  Yes he is his mother was Jordonian and his father was Italian  His name is Mark Copani but he was also known as Mark Magnus and he was born in Jordan and…
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Scriptural Narrative 1. The explanation in the Bible is that it started with a man named Abraham who lived in Ur [Babylon]. God commanded him to move to Caanan, so he did, taking with him Abraham, his son, and Sarah, his wife. * Then there was Joseph [the one with the colourful coat]. After being s…
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Because Japan had a notion to become a super military nation ,If they had defeated the Americans in the pearl harbour today they might have been the king of east there are no reason for Japanese to enter the war.Some clues like bullying china and other eastern countries may answer their motto to joi…
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In the Middle East, violence is not only considered a valid form of political action, it is considered by many the most valid form of action."Terrorism" is a type of irregular warfare characterized by attacking the innocent or uninvolved in order to influence the real target group which is too stron…
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The government is showing discrimination by detaining all U.S. citizens and immigrants of Arab decent.
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No, they cannot.Although in theory it is possible for everyone to get all kinds of body piercings done, practically it seldom happens so. Not everyone is built in the same way and have different body structures. Thus, you could say that not all people are anatomically built to get every kind of pier…
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It's in Dubai. On Jumeirah Road, use the Emirates Mall exit.
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Answer 1 Because they had nowhere else to go. Europe gave them a home in Palestine as a way of saying sorry but what the fault of the Palestinian people who are being forced to leave their homes. they were in no part involved in the killing of the Jews. Europe is trying to amend one of their sins by…
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Thinking of it as a religious conflict only confuses things. Israel is an attempt by the Jews as a people to have their own country in their historic homeland. They did not do this by stealing the land, but by buying it and developing it. Most of the people who did this were not religious. Because m…
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Answer 1 Palestinian Jews had been living in what is now Israel for 3000 years - continuously. Whereas the Palestinian Arabs were largely Arabs from surrounding nations who were drawn to the area *after* the Jews irrigated the land and started transforming swamp and desert into a viable place to liv…
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March 19th, 2003, though many will say it was March 20th, 2003.
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A: Many prefer to see this conflict in terms of religion, since a religious imprimatur absolves an aggressor of any moral responsibility. However, it is really about land. Whether or not the Jews of the early twentieth century felt a longing to live in what was then called Palestine, and whether or …
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There are a myriad of reasons underlying and undergirding the Jewish-Arab Conflict in recent times and it is important to evaluate all of these rationales. However, it is important to note that the actual military conflict is an international one with set international players. The spiritual conflic…
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No. Jews and Arabs are different races, although both are Semitic. Muslims are followers of Islam, which is a religion; Muslims can be of any race, ethnicity, descent, etc. God and Allah are different names for the same deity. Jews originating from the Middle East are of the same semitic bloodli…
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Answer An interuption in supply and demand and economic warfare, coupled with unfair business practices in the US causes the price of fuel to rise. During the original invasion of Iraq, tanker traffic in the Persian Gulf was drastically cut for fear of losing ships and cargo. This caused …
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Answer 1 Jerusalem is the first, & the holy House of Almighty GOD. It's the first place built to worship Almighty GOD on this Earth and it's the only door to the heaven. It is the real door. That is why; the Muslims and the Jews know this. Answer 2 While the Jews are one united religion, Arabs a…
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At the end of WW2, the United Nations gave the land of Israel to the Jewish people to be their homeland. After seeing the evidence of the Holocaust, the world was horrified at the death and torture that the Jews had endured. Even still, many nations were still prejudiced enough that they didn't what…
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It is called the Ka'ba (Kaaba) meaning the CUBE, where Muslims worship the one and only God named Allah. It was built by Abraham (Ibrahim) and his son Isma'eel (Peace and blessings be on them both). It is the required site for Muslims to pilgramage (The five pillars of Islam).
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Answer 1 First of all, saying Jews and Muslims are enemies is like saying that all Americans and Mexicans are enemies. What about Mexican-Americans? Who is their enemy? The same thing goes for Jewish Arabs and Israeli Muslims. Who are they supposed to hate? Themselves? Sure a Jewish woman once trie…
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Muslims don't consider Jews enemies. Muslims believe in their holy book (Torah) and their prophet (Moses; peace be upon him). Muslims consider Jews as "people of the book". There are still many Jews residing and living in many Islamic countries without any discrimination or enmity. However, Muslims…
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when did he died?-ouestion
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Answer By hiding with gentiles. Answer 2 True, many people, including Germans, hid Jewish Families, sometimes for the length of the War, at great risk to themselves, AND don't forget, Risk to their own Families as well. However, if the question is about survival INSIDE a Camp, then this was in…
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Baghdad's location at the western end of the Silk Road helped increase its wealth. It is said that a king from Timbuktu brought so much gold from Timbuktu to Mecca when the made the Hajj that it devalued the currency across the region.
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General Geography for later reference The former Mandate of Palestine (the area that is contested by both sides) and its surroundings have many different geographical microclimates and differences. Along the Mediterranean there is a lowland area that rises slightly in the north in the Galilee. Howev…
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It depends on what you are calling Palestine. If you are referring to the British Mandate for Palestine, as a mandate, the territory was subject to League of Nations final authority. The job of the British was to safeguard the territory on behalf of the League and to advance the modernization and …
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The causes of World War II lie almost completely outside of the problems that existed in the Middle East. This is not to say that Middle Easterners did not take sides during the war (Jews and Iranians being pro-Ally, Arabs being pro-Axis, and Turks being adamantly neutral), but the causes of the war…
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Contrary to President George W. Bush's announcement "They hate us for our freedom", this is certainly NOT the reason for Anti-American sentiment. Any person who has been to any Middle Eastern country aside from Israel and Cyprus can tell you exactly why Americans are disliked in the Middle East.…
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They eat both eastern European and Arabic foods, as well as many other foods from russia, Germany, and junk food from the US. But traditional israelli food is Arabic, i.e hummus, pita, halva, shuarma, ptatim. . .
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Honor Killings in the Middle East are not distinct from honor killings in other tribal areas of South Asia and Africa, so there is nothing uniquely Middle Eastern about them. Honor Killings are based on the concept of public shame. Unlike Western society, where people are seen to rise or to fall a…
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The first president of Iraq after the overthrow of the monarchy was Muhammad Najib (Ar-Ruba'i) in 1958. The first president of Iraq since the New Iraqi Constitution (and the only President of Iraq since that point) is Jalal Talabani.
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The Middle East played a large role in World War 1. Their sultan declared a military jihad (holy war) against France, Russia and Great Britain during World War 1.
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Gadabuursi are decedents of Imam Samaroon Siciid, they are originally Arabs from present day Iraq. The Gadabursi Kings: The role of the Imam Said Samaroon in Dir History The history of Dir, in the age-Iman's Samaroon Submitted By: Huurshe Mahe Dir! Mahe Dir! Tariikhda Direed my qormeyso, Mana soco…
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Yes, for a time. the Muslims got it back after a while, though. the battle of Dorleaum in modern Turkey, the conquest of Antioch and the conquest of Jerusalem can be given as examples of Crusader victories. all these advancements took place between 1096 and 1100 Also, in the 1190s, Richard the Lio…
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Which Israeli conflict is the question referring to? Is it the Arab-Israeli Conflict? -- referring to the wars that Israel has fought with different Arab States like Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq, inter alia. Is it the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict? -- referring to the Israeli problems wi…
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This question, as posed, is unanswerable in any meaningful way. Israel (in its history of 64 years) has had over 35 political parties (of significance) that have run different campaigns in different districts in different time-periods. Israeli voters are also not one monolithic bloc (otherwise there…
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If Israel had lost any of the wars she faced there would have been a genocide. On the eve of the 1967 war, President of Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser said: "We shall not enter Palestine with its soil covered in sand, we shall enter it with its soil saturated in blood". "The battle has come in which w…
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In many parts of the region, a substantial number. For example 83% of all Egyptian women have been harassed and almost half of all Egyptian women are harassed daily. 62% of Egyptian men also admit to sexually harassing women wearing headscarves. Similarly, 52% of married Yemen women were raped by t…
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Mandate of Israel:Palestine/Palestina was created as a colony of the Roman Empire out of the remnant of the homeland of the Jews, Israel around 2,000 years ago. This real estate changed hands many times, Romans, Byzantine, Islamic Jihad, Crusaders; then it became a province of the Ottoman/Turkish Em…
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Herzl explained quite well that the European concept of a nation-state was dependent on the idea that all of the people in any particular nation were of the same ethnic stock and heritage. Jews were branded by this system to be "the Other" and were regarded at best as possible equals and at worse as…
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The RMS Titanic struck the iceberg shortly after 11:40pm on April 14, 1912. She sank just under 3 hours later, at 2:20am, on April 15, 1912.
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there r 2 teams made it Tunisia and Saudi Arabia
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The state of Israel began during the Jews conquest towards Canaan after the exile from Egypt when they went to the promised land.
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Answer 1 Palestine For Arabs (Muslims + Christians) The Arabs Were The First People Who Entered Palestine By Many Thousands of years ago And When Moses came to the Jewish people and went with them to palestine by the order of god but in the way most of them began to worship a golden goat so god o…
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The way the question is written is to assume that it is not theirs, which is not the case in the slightest. Nobody asks what "entitled" Poles to create a nation-state in Prussian, Russian, and Austrian land or what "entitled" British colonists to create a European-Style country in North America. The…
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Answer I think its sultans and kings In monarchy countries such as Jordan and Saudi Arabia, the titles King and His Majesty the King are used. King Abdullah ibn Abdul Aziz has instructed to be called the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. In other monarchy-like countries such as UAE and Qatar, t…
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict existed long before 1948 and actually entered a violent stage as early as 1921. In 1948, however, Israel declared Independence which caused the internal Jewish-Arab Engagements to escalate into an international war when Arab Nations declared war on Israel. To see a discuss…
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Becuauuuse either to help the U.S or because one of Iraq's people bombed someonewhere the US was so WE TOOK ACTION! WAR ;)
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There were ten of them, together called the "July Ultimatum". The ten demands were: The Serbian government should - Suppress all publications which "incite hatred and contempt of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy" and are "directed against its territorial integrity". - Dissolve the Serbian nationalis…
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Mainly Israel on one side, and on the other side was Hezbollah, the Amal Movement, the Syrian Socialist National Party (SSNP), the PFLP-GC, the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and a handfull of Somali mercenaries. The Lebanese Army was also involved in a few skirmishes with Israeli forces, but officiall…
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the cause of the Iran hostage crisi of 1979 was the fact thatthe people of Iran did not like the fact that the shah, Muhammad Reza Pahlevi gave America special oil discounts.
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Ethnically Lebanese have the blood of ancient people who inhabited their land such as the Phoenicians. Many Lebanese say they are phoenician and DNA testing and history shows that they indeed have no relation with the Arabs today, although many Phoenicians mated with Spanish and a few Greeks. Most …
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take a look at Palestinians refugee camps, and the answer is clear The surrounding Muslim nations all with vast amounts of open, unsettled land refuse to open their land to these people. Millions of Palestinians were paid for the land on which they "settled"; often more than one time by the U.N a…
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I believe you are referring to the Suez Canal
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The Twin Towers, September 11.
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The British were given the Mandate over the Palestinian Territories after WWI. By the end of WWII, they could not really control the enmity between the larger developing Jewish Community (increased dramatically by refugees from Europe) and the Arab and Islamic community along with the settled Palest…
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Israel was formed because after World War 2 many Jewish refugees were homeless and some had lost their whole family and they all needed a place to live in and a place where they could be protected and recover from the horrors they suffered during the Holocaust. The Jewish refugees could not ethical…
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HISTORY OF FAIRMOUNT ROAD.EAST HAWTHORN. originally known as South Auburn the street went through in 1921 when a sub divisional sale was held in a marquis at 375 Auburn road (5 Fairmount Road,Stonyhurst.)Fairmount House opposite was sold by squatter and grazier Albert (Leslie) Williams and Stonyhurs…
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Answer The Iran hostage crisis was a diplomatic crisis that lasted from November 4, 1979 until January 20, 1981. Members of the Muslim Student Followers of the Imam's Line, a group of militant university students who were supported by the new Islamic regime, held 63 diplomats and three additional…
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On May 14, 1948, the last British troops pulled out of Palestine as prominent members of the future Israeli government, such as David Ben-Gurion, met at the Balfour Declaration** to declare Israel a brand new state. Shortly afterwards, armies from Egypt, Transjordan, Syria, Lebanon, and other Arab r…
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Answer 1 Turkey did not try to destroy the Kurdish culture. To preserve the territorial integrity of Turkey everyone that lives within the borders of Turkey are considered to be Turks and everyone is treated equally. Answer 2 Part of Kemal Ataturk's attempt to create a unified Turkish Republic in 19…
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General Information: Palestine is located in the Middle East, It is bordered by the countries of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan Egypt and Israel. In 1948 Israel occupied part of Jerusalem and Palestine, whilst in 1967 Israel occupied the rest. Palestine nowadays consists of the West Bank and Gaza, however …
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Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press with replaceable/moveable wooden or metal letters in 1436 and was completed in 1440. This method of printing can be credited not only for a revolution in the production of books, but also for fostering rapid development in the sciences, arts and religio…
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Arabia was majority pagan before the arrival of Islam. They believed in many gods (polytheism) and were open the idea of there being many other gods besides what they worshipped (henotheism). Allah was the creator sky God who was supreme above the other gods. However he was not directly accessible …
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the reason why religon is improtant in the Middle East is because it is every thing they beliveve in. Religoin is what they have a firm believe in because if there was no religoin...what do you stand for? why are you living? what is your purpose in life? who made you? who made the world you are stan…
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In the 1950s, women were treated by mean as less than equal. Women were also treat with condescending gallantry and were expected to play a role as the housewife.
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The state of Israel got its independence in 1948. The U.N suggested to split the land for both Jews and Arabs. The Jews agreed but the Arabs didn't. War burst and the Jews won. Further more, Israel is mentioned in the bible many times as the home of Jews so it goes way back to 4,000 years ago.
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The conflict between Jews and Arabs extends all the way back to their forefathers, Isaac and Ishmael, who were half-brothers, both being sons of Abraham by different mothers. Isaac is the forefather of the nation of Israel and Ishmael is the forefather to Arab nations, and is accepted by most Musli…
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Superficially only. These countries now have hamburger joints and the people drink Coke. But although they all formally have embraced many Western values such as democracy, freedom of speech, minorities' and womens' rights, an independent judiciary, rule of law etcetera (they had to, in order to be …
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Well, according to my calculations, there was a distinctive rise in nationalism. Khomeini led a revolt against the newly appointed Iran leader, and eventually forced him into exile. Another result of the cold war in the middle east was a start of hatred between the U.S. and the Middle East.
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Answer 1 Religion and the question of who has the right to the land of isreal. Also Arab/muslim intolerance and unwillingness to come to terms with Isreals existence . Answer 2 The Middle East is short of water and people there are fighting for it, due to the rashinla rain fall. Answer 3 The main …
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First thing that must be understood is that the land you are talking about had different names in different times. The native population, Jews and Israelis, call it Eretz Israel, which means "Land of Israel" in Hebrew. The name "Palestine" was given to this area thousands years later by Romans after…
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Mohamad reza shah pahlavi aka aryamehr was the consistently the most pro US leader in middle east during his 37 reign. Iran's economy and military and anything in between was some how modeled Americans.He was the first Muslim leader to establish realtionship with Israel and urged president saddat of…
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Answer O people, recollect the title of Rasoolullaah (saws) - Rehmatul lil 'aalameen. He is the Rehmat (blessing) for the two universes. What does two universes mean? it is both the worlds - the world of life and death. The shari'at of Allah is not meant for humans. It is for all the creations o…
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A number of countries support this view, not the least of which is Israel itself, the "Jewish Homeland in Palestine". Israel is also supported primarily by the United States and other Western countries. However, tacit support, by way of recognition, has been given to Israel by all non-Islamic UN cou…
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To some extent, yes. Israel has the strongest lobby group in the US. No US politician may go against it. See links below. Of course not. If no US politician could go against the Israel lobby, how did Jimmy Carter oppose the policies of the then Begin government? How did the George H.W. Bush go agai…
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Iraq is richer because of the trade and all their economies, Iraq is a rich country and so is Iran but Iraq is richer because of all of the oil they have sold during the war of America and Iraq. In conclusion, Iraq is the richer country.
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The Jews would disagree with the framing of the question. They did not want to take over part of Palestine's land, but rather they wanted to return to their historic homeland. It would be similar to the Cherokee Nation returning to what is today northeast Georgia and wanting to create a Cherokee Res…
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Answer The kingdom was divided mainly because of Solomon's loss of favor with God. Specifically, Solomon's son Rehoboam was to be king after Solomon died, but a fellow named Jeroboam, with the backing of a great many Israelites, asked him what kind of king he would be (Solomon was known to have b…
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Answer 1 Jewish people had been migrating around for thousands of years without a homeland. Also, many people did not like the Jews being in their country (the most famous example being Hitler's Holocaust). Anti-Semitism was also very high during that time. Answer 2 People felt pity on the Jews …
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The Balfour Declaration (1917) was a promise to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine. The document was a letter sent by UK Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to Baron Rothschild, for transmission to the Zionist Federation of Great Britain and Ireland.
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Britain, France, and Israel joined forces in a surprise attack on Egypt triggering the Suez Canal Crisis of 1956. They attacked Egypt because of Nasser's increasing contacts with the Soviet bloc, his founding role in the nonaligned movement, and his opposition to European influence in the Arab world…
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Iran is a country in the Middle East. Yep
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In the Middle Ages, masters usually did not eat seperate from their servants, and in principle the same food was cooked for everyone. There was however a clear 'pecking order' in to whom this food was served first and who got acces to the food bowls only later or last. So the best pieces might alrea…
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The main parties in the Arab-Israeli War of 1956 (also called the Suez Crisis or the War of Tripartite Aggression) were the UK, France, and Israel on one side and Egypt on the other. The US led the UN in creating ceasefire and armistice conditions.
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nice answerIt is because of their special love of Ahlebait (as) and they are really fulfilling haq of Ajre Risalat by loving Aale Mohammad (as) and become happy in their happiness & sad & grieving on the zulm done on Ahle Bait / daughter & grandsons of Prophet, after Holy Prophet (saw) l…
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Numerous important Ancient Civilizations developed in the Middle East. The most famous two were the Ancient Egyptians and the various Mesopotamian Civilizations (like the Sumerians, Akkadians, Babylonians, Assyrians, the Neo-Assyrians, and the Neo-Babylonians, etc.). There were also the Persian and …
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North of Arabian with Egypt to the west.
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He overthrew the previous Qajjar Dynasty.
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The 'Gulf War' of 1991 took place as the result of Iraqi aggression against the small oil-producing Arabic nation of Kuwait and reactive aggression by the United States (and other nations) against Iraq. While the United States had increasingly supported Iraq during the long and devastating Iran-Iraq…
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First, it's important to note that not all Arabs hate all Jews, nor do all Jews hate all Arabs. This misconception is often promoted due to the Palestine-Israel conflict. Many Arabs, and for that matter, non-Arabs do not like what the Israeli government does, but this should not be mistaken for anti…
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The first thing worth noting is that the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is not a conflict between Jews and Muslims. There are a number of Muslims who fight in the Israeli Defense Forces. It is a ethnic conflict in much the same way that Sri Lanka's conflict between the Sinhalese and the Tamils was an …
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i don't think its been built yet but i don't think it will becasue Dubai is an Arab state and they dotn recognise israel
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First Answer The answer is simply: No! This is because Dubai is not something separate from other Arab countries, but is in fact part of the United Arab Emirates. Therefore, the central Arab policy governs the UAE as well... The Bottom lines is that the Arab and the whole Islamic World DOES NOT RE…
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The Ottoman Empire's borders fluctuated over time but it was based in what is today Turkey. They also controlled various parts of the Middle East, Northern Africa, and the Balkans at one point or another.
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They don't exist anymore. When they did, however, they were located in Babylon in Lower Mesopotamia (now Iraq) about 55 miles south of present day Bagdad. the hanging gardens of Babylon are in Greece
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You can believe he was, putting up such a harsh fight with the Christians. Plus, to lead his own nation in such a huge series of wars, he had to be a good leader, but you decide for yourselves.
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