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Environmental and cultural geography of the Middle East Environmental and cultural patterns –Desert environment –Mountain ranges –Major river systems –Ethno-linguistic.

and the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory (CVRL) in a project initiated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. “This is the first time scientists have cloned a camel calf,” said Dr Ulrich Wernery, the /the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have an urbanisation level of about 85 percent. As a result, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for example, is the worlds second largest consumer of water per capita after the United States. Its average daily domestic /


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Environmental and cultural geography of the Middle East Environmental and cultural patterns –Desert environment –Mountain ranges –Major river systems –Ethno-linguistic.

and the Central Veterinary Research Laboratory (CVRL) in a project initiated by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. “This is the first time scientists have cloned a camel calf,” said Dr Ulrich Wernery, the /the six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have an urbanisation level of about 85 percent. As a result, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), for example, is the worlds second largest consumer of water per capita after the United States. Its average daily domestic /


MAWAHEB Nationalisation Initiative. Background In the announcement of the 2014 National Agenda, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai stated: “Our goal is to increase the Emiratisation in the private sector, tenfold. The government will enforce a number of measures if there is not enough incentive for working in the private sector.” In support of this vision for the UAE, Executive Solutions launched Mawaheb, (Arabic for talent), an initiative/


”. Redesigning the “Social Contract”: Toward Political Empowerment of Women in the Arab Peninsula Rahma Hugaira Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellow National.

Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the UAE and Yemen All except Yemen joined to Gulf Corporate Council (GCC) on May 25, 1981 Population of Arab Gulf States: 33.5 million Population of Yemen: 21 million Distinguishing Characteristics Geography: (isolation)/ and social reforms Enforce the rule of law Link feminists with liberals and marginalized sectors Unite the agenda Increase pressure on rulers Break through this coalition: Recommendations in the Field of Religion: Women Should be Muftias Monitor/


SOUTHWEST ASIA PERSIAN GULF AND THE INTERIOR. ANCIENT HISTORY Cultural Hearths Cultural Hearths Centers of ideas, innovations and ideologies that change.

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Ifta Firangai Mahal (Lucknow, India) attacking houses of worship & terrorism 3/06 Khamene’i, Ayatollah Ali supreme jurist ruler of (Iran) ** “Killing of people, in any place and with any kind of weapons, including atomic bombs, long range missiles, /7/05 Rabbani, Shaykh Faraz on kidnapping and terrorism Sabri, Ikrimah Mufti of Jerusalem (Palestine) 2/06 Danish cartoons Sayf, Ahmad NurDirector of Islamic Sciences & Research Institute (UAE) 2/06 Danish cartoons Al-Tantawi, Shaykh M. Sayyid condemns bin/


What is culture? A group of people’s particular way of life A group of people’s particular way of life Cultural Hearths are places in which religions,

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Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development University of Maryland 2011 Annual Arab Public Opinion Survey Survey conducted October 2011 in Egypt, Jordan,

(89%), Syria (86%), and Bahrain (64%). But there are regional differences: Those polled in the UAE mostly favor the government of Bahrain. The Lebanese are divided on Syria, the Jordanians are divided on Bahrain, and the Egyptians support / peace agreement and 42% said stopping aid to Israel. The Egyptian Elections* A plurality of Egyptians (43%) believe that the military rulers are working to slow or reverse the gains of the revolution, while only 21% believe that they are working to advance these gains, /


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) Poverty Rate (%) Inequality measure Bahrain (2005)193505.1na53.16 Oman (2005)111204.2na49.83 Tunisia32004.88 (1995)40.6 UAE (2004)111206.8na40.23 Egypt15804.417 (2000)47.04 Syria17603.5na40.59 MENA27944.0na 4 Indicators: oil and non-oil countries/ free market reforms and the advancement of propositions that the uprising was against state- ossified economies  Many reduced the ‘economic problem’ of the Arab world to one or many corrupt rulers who amassed large sums of wealth through crony capitalism or the /


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only 150 followers! When Mohammad turned to politics / war, in 10 years time he became the first ruler of Arabia by averaging an event of violence every 7 weeks for 9 years! The “LESSER JIHAD” HAS BEEN THE NORM FOR 1400 YEARS! HADITH/ Enough to pay the families of 6000 suicide/homicide bombers - $5,000 / family - The UAE/Qatar paid $500 / family - Saddam Hussein paid $25,000 / family of homicide bombers April 2002 – IQRAA-TV Jeddah raised $109 million for families of Palestinian suicide bombers. - Sheikh/


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Empires to Decolonization to Neocolonialism (Globalization and economic relationships vs. Modernization) Welfare states and distribution of wealth Ties.

military to protect canal –Egypt was scene of fighting in both World War I and II Arabia –Wahabis conquer Hejaz (Mecca); Create a united Arabia (Saudi Arabia) –British control Aden, Oman, UAE; protectorates over Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar Turkey /allow creation of Arab states –Arabs very disappointed that they were not given independence –League of Nation Mandates; British military occupation –British set up former rulers of Hejaz as kings in both Jordan, Iraq; allowed self-government –Zionist dream of a Jewish/


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Monarchy Qu’ran as constitution Ijma: rule by public consensus Partial democratization (Herb) free elections for a parliament of limited authority I. SAUDI ARABIA 1744Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahab swears mithaq (covenant) with the al- Saud /EMIRATES President Khalifa bin Zayid Al-Nuhayyan (2004), ruler of Abu Dhabi Federal Supreme Council (FSC) the seven emirate rulers the highest constitutional authority in the UAE Abu Dhabi and Dubai rulers have veto power unicameral Federal National Council Reviews /


Next slide Dubai Next slide Where is Dubai? It is a peninsula which is located on the shore of the Persian Gulf region of the United Arab Emirates.It.

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The Middle East and the Greater Middle East. Kingdom of Bahrain Bahrain is the Persian Gulf. It possess 33 islands. It surrounded by pro western countries.

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to use force – to exercise authority Types of Government Monarchy – rulers inherit power; when a ruler dies, power automatically passes from one of the monarch’s children or close relatives Oldest form of government Monarchs (kings, emperors, sultans) /the UAE, are the only absolute monarchies remaining in the world (most are transitioning) Types of Government Constitutional monarchy Shares power with an elected legislature Monarch rules as the symbolic head of state, while the elected members of Parliament/


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With Carrots and Sticks: An Overview of Authoritarian Rule in the Middle East.

–Egypt, Tunisia, Iraq (until 2003), Syria, Algeria*  Monarchies and dynasties –Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Morocco, Kuwait, UAE  Democracies and semi-democracies –Yemen, Lebanon, Turkey, Pal. Authority, Israel –Islamic theocracy (Iran) How Authoritarian Rulers Maintain Power: A Short List #1- Make Socio-political Alliances #2- Take good care of your citizenry #3- When necessary, wage war with an external or imagined enemy #4- Co-opt/


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The Ba’ath Regime Foreign Relations. Three Defining Moments  the creation of the state of Israel (and the consequent displacement of hundred of thousands.

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Chapter 31 Notes New Nations Emerge. The Indian Subcontinent Achieves Freedom Indian leader Mohandas Gandhi launched a nonviolent campaign of noncooperation.

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Cornell Notes Forms of Government Forms of Government Key Points Notes

an elected prime minister who is the head of government. Monarchy Examples of countries with monarchies today: Saudi Arabia Brunei Qatar Oman UAE Great Britain (Constitutional Monarchy) Belgium (CM) Morocco (CM) Bhutan (CM) Theocracy In a theocracy, government leaders are members of the clergy (church officials), and the states legal system is based on religious law. Rulers are thought to be “divinely guided”. Theocracy Examples/


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History of the Modern Middle East. The Arab League Definition: an organization of 22 Middle Eastern and African nations where Arabic is the spoken language.

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Empire (1918) Colonial Era in the Middle East Independence of Modern Arabic Countries Nationalism: theoretical framework of existence of modern Arabic countries The Koran Debate Status of Mohammad the Prophet Iconoclastic Debate Parallel between Mohammad and Secular Rulers of Saudi royalties The Fundamentalist Structural Pyramid Absolutism – Anarchism – Primitivism – The 2-folded Fundamentalism Anti-bureaucratism Target: Bad governments (KSA, Kuwait, UAE, Egypt, Jordan, etc.) Anti-Americanism Target: Powers/


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For your warm up, identify these countries and bodies of water without your notes 13 10 11 15 7 9 8 6 14 1 4 3 5 2 12.

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The Birth of Islam The Basic Tenets of Islam  The purpose of all Islamic teachings is the cleansing and purification of the mind, body, and soul. This.

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Post WWII era. End of colonial domination  Second world war paved the way for the end of colonial domination in many parts of the Middle East.  Emergence.

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