Middle Eastern
The Middle East (also called the Mid East) is a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt. The corresponding adjective is Middle Eastern and the derived noun is Middle Easterner. Formerly, the eurocen...
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Study: Christianity The Most Persecuted Religion In The World In 2016
Director Of Studies Of New Religions Reports That 90000 Christians Were Killed This Year Making Christianity The Most Persecuted Religion In The World.
Greater Middle East
The Greater Middle East is a political term coined by the second Bush administration in the first decade of the 21st century, to denote various countries, pertaining to the Muslim world, specificall...
Demographics of the Arab League
The Arab League (League of Arab States) is a culturally and ethnically diverse league of 22 member states in the Arab world. As of January 1, 2007, the combined population of all the countries that ar...
Demographics of the Arab League - Wikipedia
Religion in the Middle East
Religion in the Middle East is very diverse. The three major religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are all Abrahamic religions, and each originated within the Middle East. Islam in its many for...
Religion in the Middle East - Wikipedia
Christianity in the Middle East
Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, was one of the major religions of the region until the Arab Muslim conquests of the mid-to-late 7th century AD. Christianity in...
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Economy of the Middle East
The Economy of the Middle East is very diverse. Composed of Bahrain, Cyprus, Gaza Strip, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, State of Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Ara...
Economy of the Middle East - Wikipedia
Middle East economic integration
Policies advocating Middle East economic integration aim to bring about peace, stability and prosperity in the Middle East, which can only be sustained over the long run via regional economic cooperat...
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History of the Middle East
Home to the Cradle of Civilization, the Middle East (usually interchangeable with the Near East) has seen many of the world's oldest cultures and civilizations. This history started from the earliest ...
Oslo Peace Accord
The Oslo I Accord or Oslo I, officially called the Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements or short Declaration of Principles (DOP), was an attempt in 1993 to set up a framew...
Mandate Palestine
Mandatory Palestine (Arabic: فلسطين‎ Filasṭīn; Hebrew: פָּלֶשְׂתִּינָה (א"י) Pālēśtīnā (EY), where "EY" indicates "Eretz Yisrael" (Land of Israel)) was a geopolitical entity under British ad...
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Economy of Iraq
Iraq's economy is dominated by the oilsector, which has provided about 95% of foreign exchange earnings in modern times. In the 1980s, financial problems caused by massive expenditures in the eight-ye...
Economy of Iraq - Wikipedia
Foreign direct investment
A foreign direct investment (FDI) is a controlling ownership in a business enterprise in one country by an entity based in another country.Foreign direct investment is distinguished from portfolio for...
Armenian Genocide
The Armenian Genocide (Armenian: Հայոց Ցեղասպանություն Hayots Tseghaspanutyun), also known as the Armenian Holocaust, the Armenian Massacres and, traditionally by Armenians, as Medz Yeghern (Armen...
Armenian Genocide - Wikipedia
Religion in Israel
Religion in Israel is a central feature of the country and plays a major role in shaping Israeli culture and lifestyle, and religion has played a central role in Israel's history. Israel is also the o...
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Christianity in Iran
Christianity has a long history in Iran, dating back to the early years of the faith. It has been practiced in Iran longer than the state religion, Islam. It has always been a minority religion, with ...
Christianity in Iran - Wikipedia
US invasion of Iraq
The 2003 invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the conflict that later came to be known as the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United ...
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Economy of Kuwait
Kuwait is a small, relatively open economy. The Kuwaiti currency is the highest-valued currency unit in the world. Kuwait has nearly 10% of the world's oil reserves. Petroleum accounts for nearly half...
Economy of Kuwait - Wikipedia
Christianity in Iraq
The Christians of Iraq are considered to be one of the oldest continuous Christian communities of the Armenian world. The vast majority are Western Armenian-speaking ethnic Armenian; however, there is...
Christianity in Iraq - Wikipedia
Arab Peace Initiative
The Arab Peace Initiative (Arabic: مبادرة السلام العربية‎) is a comprehensive peace initiative first proposed in 2002 at the Beirut Summit of the Arab League by then-Crown Prince, King Abdul...
Arab Peace Initiative - Wikipedia
Economy of Yemen
At the time of unification, South Yemen and North Yemen had vastly different but equally struggling underdeveloped economic systems. Since unification, the economy has been forced to sustain the conse...
Economy of Yemen - Wikipedia
Economy of the United Arab Emirates
The economy of the United Arab Emirates is the second largest in the Arab world (after Saudi Arabia), with a gross domestic product (GDP) of $570 billion (AED2.1 trillion) in 2014. The United Arab Emi...
Economy of the United Arab Emirates - Wikipedia
Economy of Turkey
The economy of Turkey is defined as an emerging market economy by the IMF. Turkey is among the world's developed countries according to the CIA World Factbook. Turkey is also defined by economists and...
Economy of Turkey - Wikipedia
Economy of Syria
The economy of Syria is based on agriculture, oil, industry and services. Its GDP per capita expanded 80% in the 1960s reaching a peak of 336% of total growth during the 1970s. This proved unsustainab...
Economy of Syria - Wikipedia
Economy of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia has an oil-based economy with strong government control over major economic activities. Saudi Arabia possesses 18% of the world's proven petroleum reserves, ranks as the largest exporte...
Economy of Saudi Arabia - Wikipedia
Middle East
The Middle East (also called the Mid East) is a region centered on Western Asia and Egypt. The corresponding adjective is Middle Eastern and the derived noun is Middle Easterner. Formerly, the eurocen...
Economy of Qatar
Petroleum is the cornerstone of Qatar's economy and accounts for more than 70% of total government revenue, more than 60% of gross domestic product, and roughly 85% of export earnings. Proved oil rese...
Economy of Qatar - Wikipedia
Economy of the Palestinian territories
The economy of the Palestinian territories refers to the economy of the Palestinian territories, which comprise the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Agriculture is a mainstay in the economy. The prod...
Economy of the Palestinian territories - Wikipedia
Christianity and Judaism in the Ottoman Empire
Under the Ottoman Empire, Christians and Jews were, in principle, tolerated, but polytheists were not, in accordance with Sharia law. In practice, the degree of tolerance varied by time and place.Ort...
Saifo
Saifo (Hajji Saifo, 1942?–1998) (Persian: حاجی سيفو‎) was an Afghan folkloric singer. He is remembered for his controversial and provocative lyrics, much of it he improvised as he sang. He belie...