Countries of the Middle East (World in Conflict-the Middle by Cory Gideon Gunderson

By Cory Gideon Gunderson

Introduces the various international locations of the center East, together with Syria, Iraq, Iran, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt, and their function within the on-going tensions that exist during this area.

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Talc: a mineral. Tehran: the capital of Iran. telecommunication: electronic systems used in transmitting information. Examples are the telegraph, cable, telephone, TV, and radio. terrorism: the illegal use of violence by a person or group of people with the intention of intimidating a society or government. textile: a cloth, typically one that is woven or knitted. tourism: the practice of traveling for pleasure. Tunisia: a Middle Eastern country. Turkmenistan: a Middle Eastern country. Turkey: a Middle Eastern country.

Potash: a compound that contains potassium. Qatar: a Middle Eastern country. Rahman, Sheikh Omar Abdel: leader of Egyptian radical Islamic group. Riyadh: the capital of Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia: a Middle Eastern country. Shiite Muslim: these Muslims believe Mohammad chose his own successor. Sudan: a Middle Eastern country. Sunni Muslim: the original Sunni Muslims believed that they should vote for Mohammad’s successor. 46 COUNTRIES OF THE MIDDLE EAST WORLD IN CONFLICT: THE MIDDLE EAST Syria: a Middle Eastern country.

The country profits from two pipelines that transport petroleum from neighboring Gulf countries to the Mediterranean. Syria has a total land area of 71,498 square miles. It is slightly larger than the state of North Dakota. Within Syria’s total land area, is 500 square miles of the Golan Heights. Israel took the Golan Heights from Syria in 1967. The Golan Heights became Israel’s after the small, Jewish country defeated Syria and several other Arab countries in the Six-Day War. The Golan Heights remains part of Israeli territory, and Syria and Israel remain at odds.

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