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Middle East

What is the Middle East? According to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the Middle East is the lands around the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea, extending from Morocco to the Arabian Peninsula and Iran and sometimes beyond. Geography  There is no single definition of what constitutes the Middle East. The CIA website states that the Middle East includes these countries. Egypt is also included in many lists of countries in the Middle East.  The borders of countries in the...

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Middle East

Mohanad Alharbi Middle East Middle East The middle east is characterized by several features that makes it a unique part of the world. The middle east is considered as the ancient world where the ancient Egyptians lived and built their magnificent pyramids.in addition, The Middle Eastern region, like every other, is socially constructed based on race, language and religion. The region, which by most accounts spans...

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Middle East

Middle East Part 1 The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is an ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Many issues still remain today between the two groups. These include mutual recognition, borders, security, water rights, control of Jerusalem, Israeli settlements, Palestinian freedom of movement and legalities concerning refugees. The violence resulting from the conflict has brought international actions, as well as security and human rights concerns, within, between both sides, and...

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Stereotypes on the Middle East

Your Stereotypes Since September 11, 2001, countries in the Middle East have been stereotyped to be terrorists. Personally, I don’t believe in any stereotype about the Middle East. The Arabs, and Muslims, are two types of the people in the Middle East. "Terrorists" might be the most likely responses Americans say about the Middle Eastern people. Besides the belief that the Middle East is all about Arabs and Muslims, the Middle East includes non-Arab countries too. Countries that are non-Arab include...

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Women of the Middle East and Their Rights

the Middle East and Their Rights Women of the Middle East have experienced the abuse of women’s rights. Middle Eastern women’s rights have been abused in different ways. They are looked down as the inferior to men in the Middle East. They are becoming stronger and rising up to equality to men. People involved in particular situations may have different opinions on rights of Middle Eastern women. Women are human; therefore no human rights should be restricted from them. In the Middle East, women’s...

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Women in the Middle East

Women in the Middle East Are women dumber than men? Are men better than women? Do religions, any religion, support the idea of men's power over women? These are some of the questions that cross our minds every day. Questions about society, men women, and how are they connected to religion, tradition, and culture. However, maybe women in the Middle East tend to think more about these questions because let's face it they are lagging behind. Some would say they are not, actually personally I faced...

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Middle East, Terrorism, Oil

Assignment I Identify what you think is the single most important factor—political, economic, cultural, or environmental--in the Middle East prior to 1948 that has influenced today's world. Explain and discuss this factor and its influences today in the Middle East using detailed and specific examples to support your argument. Without equivocation oil in the Middle East has been the biggest factor to influence today’s world. With the exception of food, no commodity is more widely in demand than...

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International RElations of the Middle East

 Hasan Chapter Three-the Cold War in the Middle East Questions 6-11 6. How did the U.S. respond to the Soviet influences/ threats in Greece and Turkey, and why? What is the Truman Doctrine? 62-64. United Stated responded to the Soviet influences in Greece and Turkey by issuing a new policy called Truman Doctrine. This doctrine was issued by US president Harry Truman in 1947 to assist Greece and Turkey economically as well as militarily in order to prevent them from falling into Soviet control...

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Peace in the Middle East

against violent extremism in the Middle East. The President spoke about the great new era that is unfolding, founded on the equality of all people before God. This new era offers hope for the millions across the Middle East who seek a future of peace, progress, and opportunity. Unfortunately, these aspirations for liberty and justice are being threatened by extremists who murder the innocent in pursuit of power. Extremists Are Fomenting Instability In The Middle East One cause of instability is...

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Democracy in the Middle East

Democracy in the Middle East The general perception in Western countries is that nations in the Middle East cannot practice democracy because of religion and culture of the people in these nations. This perception does not match the real reasons the people in the Middle Eastern nations have hard time installing democratic leaders. The biggest obstacle in installing democratic governments in most nations in the Middle East is the manner in which power is and retained in the countries. Most nations...

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