Middle East

Between Tel Aviv and Moscow: A Life of Dissent and Exile in

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.60 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

USA, 1993: the FBI suspects Ramzi Yousef, an Egyptian terrorist, of organizing the bombing of the World Trade Center and finds ties with a blind sheik in Jersey City named Omar Abdel Rahman, a radical Egyptian group and Afghan war hero Wali Khan Amin Shah, a close ally of Osama bin Laden Somalia, october 1993: terrorists led by Egyptian surgeon Ayman al-Zawahri, new leader of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad that killed Sadat, and affiliated to Osama bin Laden, working in collaboration with Somali warlord Muhammed Farrah Aidid, trap American troops in Mogadishu, shoot down three helicopters and kill 18 American soldiers Algeria, december 1994: an Air France Airbus A300 is hijacked at Algiers airport by Islamic terrorists of the Group Islamic Army with the plan to blow it up over Paris, but the plane was stormed by French police in Marseille Philippines, 1994: Ramzi Yousef, Abdul Hakim Murad and Wali Khan Amin Shah, all three ex Afghan fighters working under Kuwait-born Al Qaeda terrorist and Youself's uncle Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, plan terrorist attacks (to blow up several civilian U.
Middle East

Soldiers of God: With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.72 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Some say they escaped, others that the were executed by a vengeful posse. Drought is becoming more severe in parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and Iraq, while Syria, having seen several droughts in recent decades, is again being hit hard, said Mohamad Khawlie, a natural resources expert with Planinc, an international consultancy focused on geospatial studies in the Middle East and Africa (MENA) region. As legal scholar Eugene Rostow put it, "Resolution 242, which as undersecretary of state for political affairs between 1966 and 1969 I helped produce, calls on the parties to make peace and allows Israel to administer the territories it occupied in 1967 until 'a just and lasting peace in the Middle East' is achieved.
Middle East

Hammurabi of Babylon

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.29 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

China currently imports 32% of its oil and is expected to double its need for imported oil between now and 2010. S. helps push through a UN resolution partitioning Palestine into a Zionist state and an Arab state, giving the Zionist authorities control of 54% of the land. Zionism, in principle, could not allow the natives to exercise their political rights because it would mean the end of the Zionist enterprise.” Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi, “Original Sins.” “In 1936-9, the Palestinian Arabs attempted a nationalist revolt...
Middle East

A Boy Called H: A Childhood in Wartime Japan (Kan Yamaguchi

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.10 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Spain is aware that a crucial role is played by recognizing the injustices of the past. From the mid-14th century the church allowed some dissections of human bodies at medical schools. See Al Jabal al Akhdar Groundwater, 18 importance, 23–25, 32, 91 reserves, 10, 24 Gulf of Aden, 19 Gulf of Aqaba, 12, 70 Gulf War, 70, 110 Hanging Gardens of Babylon, 50 Harappan civilization, 46, 48 in the Indus Valley, 51 and trade, 52 Hattic people, 52–53 Hebrew kingdom, 2, 55 Herodotus, 31, 50, 57 Herzl, Theodor, 68 Hijaz Mountains, 11 Hippocrates “On Airs, Waters, and Places,” 24 Hittite Kingdom, 2 in Anatolia, 52–53 fall of, 54–55 iron use, 17, 52–53, 109 Hyksos domination of the Nile Delta, 48, 53–54, 109 driven from Egypt, 54, 109 Iberian Peninsula, 57 Muslim invasion of, 63–64, 109 Ice Age.
Middle East

Baghdad at Sunrise: A Brigade Commander's War in Iraq (Yale

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.97 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

B. “Bat” Masterson and Wyatt Earp became lawmen. Richard wants it; his rivals want to keep it from him; Saladin wants to keep it from any Crusader. The attack, which began with a naval bombardment but soon included an all-out ground-troop invasion, failed dramatically. Egypt struck an alliance with Syria and Jordan and oil was pinched off from the pipelines crossing their borders. The Arab irregulars were met by the Zionist underground army, the Haganah, and by the underground groups of the "dissident" factions, Irgun and Lehi.
Middle East

Who's Who in Ancient Egypt

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.39 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The Arab, Turkish, and Iranian cultures are heirs to great Islamic empires that had their centers in the region and represent three distinct variations within the global Islamic civilization. By forging an alliance with these minorities, Israel aimed at emerging out of their regional isolation, at keeping the Arab world divided, and at countering the forces of pan-Arabism. But if we stand back for a moment and view the broad sweep of both the history of the Middle East and current events through the eyes of Bible prophets, we can see a very clear picture emerging.
Middle East

Kidnapped: And Other Dispatches

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.44 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In engineering and architecture Egyptians took an early lead, owing largely to the stress they laid on the construction of such elaborate monuments as vast pyramids and temples of granite and sandstone. 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 increased competition reduced oil company rate of return on investment to 11% to 13% or roughly the same as manufacturing.
Middle East

Committee Of One: Making a Difference, One Life at a Time

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.62 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The problem for both is that reversing course is easier said than done and involves travelling down a volatile, perilous road. But the word used to describe it is suggestive. But Britain made other promises during the war that conflicted with the Husayn-McMahon understandings. Perfumes that are categorized as "oriental". While it is true that for reasons of language and evidence individual studies have often focused on just one area or era at a time, the broader picture from the field is one of a shared past.
Middle East

The Mufti of Jerusalem

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.24 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Formally, the troops could only be stationed in Egypt with Egyptian agreement. Over 1150 copies have been purchased annually for all prospective naval officers at Annapolis. Menachem Begin and Yigal Alon favored annexation. LOEBL WY & NUNN JF (1997) Staffs as walking aids in ancient Egypt and Palestine. Global commerce, travel, tourism, and the new media have affected Middle Eastern food patterns in diverse ways. According to some scholars, Moses would have borrowed from it.
Middle East

Horemheb: The Forgotten Pharaoh

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.33 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

S. efforts in the region has so far “claimed more than 6,000 American lives, cost more than $1 trillion, and consumed countless hours for two presidents and their senior staff,” said Richard N. Turkmen, another Turkic language from Central Asia, is the sole official language of Turkmenistan, though Russian has some limited recognition. In alliance with Syria and Jordan, Nasser fought Israel in 1967 only to suffer a devastating defeat in six days. Although a cold and wet morning the boys took to water like young ducks.—John H.