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No Man's Land: Dispatches from the Middle East

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In their words, 'even at the weakest point in their modern history, during the First World War and its immediate wake, Middle Eastern actors were not hapless victims of predatory imperial powers, but active participants in the restructuring of their region.' And if the French and British had granted 'self-determination'...it is possible that the result would have been the balkanisation of the area. To see a timeline of significant wars or battles of the Middle East, the picture is better illustrated on just how long this territory of earth has been in domestic or national conflict.... [tags: History and Changes] Democracy in the Middle East - Over the last century, the Middle East has been the location of ethnic rivalry, political and economic instability, religious conflict, territorial dispute and war.

Our Man In Tehran: Ken Taylor, the CIA and the Iran Hostage

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American Indians followed the buffalo and shared the route with U. XV: 1-5 (translation pp. 52-54), creation story, first man and first woman, and a tree "whose fruit was the ten varieties of man" - with note to XV: 31 ( pp. 59-60) where footnote 6 discusses ten varieties of 'monsters', recalling legends of strange races in India. For US LNG exports from the Gulf Coast to remain economically feasible, a minimum price differential of US$5.90/MMBtu (between Henry Hub prices and Asian LNG prices) will be required, while the corresponding price differential required for Canadian terminals (i.e. the difference between Alberta prices and Asian LNG prices) is US$4.75/MMBtu.

The Hundred-Year Walk: An Armenian Odyssey

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Unlike its GCC allies, Jordan was not blessed with extensive oil resources. The name "Carnatic" migrated south and south-east, with the movements of the Châlukya dynasts. However, Bengal was also the seat of general British authority; and when the Governor of Bengal became the actual Governor-General of India, his seat continued to be in Calcutta. The original sale of the F-14 Tomcats was for eighty planes. During the Gulf War, Saddam Hussein and George Bush used propaganda to gain the support of their respective public.

The History of Al-Tabari Vol. 39: Biographies of the

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Economic potentials, such as manufacturing and service industries, must be greatly expanded, along with transportation infrastructure, education, health care, and other social services. Because all of these events are taking place in roughly the same geographical area, because they are happening in places that witnessed revolutions two years ago, and because many of the protagonists speak Arabic, it is tempting to lump them all together and dismiss them out of hand. My source for the list of the rulers from the fall of the Guptas (551) to the dominance of the Sultanate of Delhi (1211), beginning with the line of the Châlukyas, was originally from Bruce R.

Searching for Hassan: An American Family's Journey Home to

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Also addressing the Conference were Margaret Wilson, Minister in Charge of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Associate Minister of Justice of New Zealand; John O'Donoghue, Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform of Ireland; Goran Svilanovic, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia; Charles Josselin, Minister in Charge of Cooperation and Francophonie of France; Dimitrij Rupel, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Slovenia; Renato Ruggiero, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Italy; Anil Gayan, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation of Mauritius; Karen Jespersen, Minister of the Interior of Denmark; Pall Petursson, Minister of Social Affairs of Iceland; Mohammed bin Nukhaira Al Dahri, Minister of Justice of the United Arab Emirates; Juli Minoves-Triquell, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Andorra; and Joseph Philippe Antonio, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Haiti.

Farzana: The Woman Who Saved an Empire

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This contributed to the emergence of remarkable ancient civilizations—Sumer and Akkad, Egypt, Canaan and Phoenicia, Babylonia, the Hittite Kingdom, Philistia, Assyria, Urartu (biblical Ararat), the kingdoms of the Hebrews and Aramaeans, and the Persian empires, to name only a few. Zonally averaged total cloud amount (%) from the ISCCP data set. See also Stanley Mayes (1956) An Organ for the Sultan. It was deemed that these issues were too hot to handle, and indeed these issues torpedoed the most recent Camp David talks.

Faith of Our Sons: A Father's Wartime Diary

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During 1915–1916, as World War I was underway, the British high commissioner in Egypt, Sir Henry McMahon, secretly corresponded with Husayn ibn ‘Ali, the patriarch of the Hashemite family and Ottoman governor of Mecca and Medina. French National Bibliography notes on the present item: "Communication faite, le 25 février 1911, au Cinquième Congrès international pour l'amélioration du sort des aveugles."

Romance and Revolution: A Leap of Faith at the Iranian

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On 10 August 1990, Saddam shrewdly proposed a possible Iraqi withdrawal from Kuwait if Israel withdrew from all occupied Arab territory. S. government, but they also often had members of the American political and intelligence communities on their payrolls. 9 The convergence of corporate and political interests around oil had profound consequences on the character of political authority in and around the region. Sudan and Saudi Arabia have formed the Red Sea Commission, a body that will determine how best to share this potentially important resource.

Plutarch's Lives: Aristides, Marcus Cato, Demosthenes,

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Saladin ended the 88-year European hold on Jerusalem, after destroying the Christian army in the Battle of Hattin, in 1187. During the protracted interim period of the Oslo process, Israel’s Labor and Likud governments dramatically escalated settlement building and land confiscations in the Occupied Territories and constructed a network of bypass roads to enable Israeli settlers to travel from their settlements to Israel proper without passing through Palestinian-inhabited areas.

Memories of "The East": Abstracts of Dutch Interviews about

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Various hypotheses have been advanced to explain the strange sounds, but the mystery remains unsolved. Marshall’s ferry transported three wagons at a time. He called for nationalization of British oil assets in Iran. In 1987, the Trenton Historical Society was incorporated as a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization dedicated to the acquisition and preservation of Trenton artifacts and history. Saddam combined the language of the Islamist groups that had recently fought in Afghanistan with the rhetoric Iran had long used to attack the Saudis.