Middle East
epub |eng | 2013-02-28 | Author:John W. Kiser

CHAPTER FIFTEEN Mischief Makers, 1844-1847 “WHY DON’T YOU WRITE? The sight of your seal alone will revive our hopes.” Ben Salem’s couriers had ridden for weeks to deliver his desperate ...
( Category: Africa February 21,2019 )
epub |eng | 2012-09-18 | Author:McCarthy, Andrew C [McCarthy, Andrew C]

Targeting Israel Although Erdogan had to wait until he was in a stronger position to challenge the deep state, he had no such reticence when it came to championing Muslim ...
( Category: Politics & Government February 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2017-06-19 | Author:Frahm, Eckart;

Note 1 Because Assyria’s encounter with its southern neighbor was so formative for its civilization, the early history of this relationship is discussed here at greater length than Assyria’s early ...
( Category: Ancient Civilizations February 18,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Mchugo, John [McHugo, John]

III The tragedy of Palestine in the late 1940s put the Jewish populations of Arab countries in a very exposed position. Ever since the coming of Islam in the seventh ...
( Category: World February 13,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Christophe Picard

Razzias and the Conquest of the Islands of the Western Mediterranean The term “razzia” (ghazwa) refers to the operational mode of Muslims who crossed the march to attack in the ...
( Category: Middle East February 10,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Steve Tibble

Galilee The rot had set in, and no one was immune. Having captured Banyas in 1164, Nur al-Din launched another major attack through the County of Tripoli and down into ...
( Category: Military February 5,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2018-11-28 | Author:Jason Rezaian

I PONDERED THOSE DAYS NOW, KNOWING THAT IF I COULD SURVIVE THEM, I COULD GET THROUGH this. But I was feeling hopeless. For months, from where I sat it had ...
( Category: Historical January 31,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-17 | Author:Mitchell, Chris [Mitchell, Chris]

His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people, and will use their best endeavours to facilitate the achievement of this ...
( Category: Middle East January 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-02-16 | Author:Martin van Creveld

CHAPTER 13 OCTOBER EARTHQUAKE THE WAR OF ATTRITION over, from 1970 to 1973 the borders with Egypt, Jordan, and Syria were relatively quiet. The number killed and wounded—always a sensitive ...
( Category: Military January 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Gilbert Achcar [Achcar, Gilbert]

Provisional Balance Sheet No. 6: Syria In Syria, as in Bahrain – notwithstanding the difference between the two countries’ political systems, one a tribal monarchy, the other a military-Baathist dictatorship ...
( Category: Middle East January 19,2019 )
epub |eng | 2007-07-04 | Author:Jean Sasson [Jean Sasson]

Other voices began softly to hum, learning the new words as they went along. As the women continued singing, five additional guards stalked into the room. They held rifles at ...
( Category: Middle East January 18,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-16 | Author:Tannous, Jack

DEMOGRAPHICS AND THE QUESTION OF POWER Such considerations aside, however, it must be acknowledged that focusing on numbers and on when exactly it was that Muslims achieved a demographic majority ...
( Category: History January 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-09 | Author:David K. Shipler [Shipler, David K.]

The ancient city of Nazareth lies cupped in the curves of the Jezreel Valley west of Mount Tabor. The crooked streets wind among the brown stone houses of the Arabs, ...
( Category: Middle East January 12,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ronit Lentin

Importantly, however, although Palestinian women are particularly jeopardized by evictions and house demolitions, subject to Israeli sovereignty that disregards Palestinian housing needs and uses legalistic excuses to demolish their homes, ...
( Category: Politics & Government January 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-15 | Author:Mitri Raheb

Who Is My Neighbor? The fact that Palestine was often controlled by different empires simultaneously and that it was often divided between north and south, or between the sea versus ...
( Category: Middle East January 3,2019 )