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The United Arab Emirates ( Uae )

- ... UAE is located in Southwest Asia, commonly known as the Middle East. Positioned in the southeast part of the Arabian Peninsula, UAE has a coastline with two bodies of water, the Arabian Gulf, and the Gulf of Oman. It also borders two countries, Oman, and Saudi Arabia. UAE is one of the smaller countries in the Middle East covering only 32,278 square miles. That makes UAE roughly the size of South Carolina. The terrain doesn’t change very much throughout the country, along the lines of the Persian Gulf and the gulf of Oman, you will find coastal plains....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia]

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Women And The Arab Art World

- ... The sisters have collaborated many times to produce exhibits, despite one sister being a writer while the other is an artist. The sister’s exhibits embody deep meaning that seem to coincide with the rest of their works of art. The sister’s exhibits usually focuses on freedom to express artistic skill and the idea that female artists ought to be freeing themselves from the negative projections constantly being put upon them. Even though the sister’s messages they were portraying with their art was highly contradictory to how a high majority of the Middle East though....   [tags: Middle East, United Arab Emirates]

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Dubai : The United Arab Emirates

- Located in the United Arab Emirates we find the city of Dubai. Dubai emanates luxury with its hot weather, blue skies, tall buildings and a very modern impression. The fact is, that Dubai strives for this wealthy look as to attract other wealthy people. After the discovery of oil in the 1960’s the country underwent a transformation into a country with a high standard of living. Dubai, along with the rest of the UAE, strives for the image of equality and freedom of religion. Dubai itself is not only made up of Arab inhabitants but also includes European, Asian and some American dwellers as well....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Burj Al Arab, Tourism]

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Dialects of the Arab Language

- The Arab culture has many different local dialects, where each state has its own individual understood dialect divergent to its neighbouring Arabic speaking countries. Despite this, all Arabs from each dialect have one mutual aspect, they all understand the same Arabic language and it is because of this dynamic that all Arabs are united. The Arab nation states all share a parallel culture, thus when considering Arab hospitality we can say that the ‘communities of the Middle East share a common set of cultural idioms’ (Zubaida, 2000)....   [tags: arab culture, anatolia, emirati culture]

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Not Your Typical Arab Male Stereotype

- In a culture where stereotypes are so common and thrown left and right, it’s not uncommon to hear someone say “That guy looks suspicious” or “You’re such a FOB.” However, we must be careful when it comes to these remarks or stereotypes because we must remember that what we are doing is simply feeding more into a closed minded society and contributing to the derogating of a mixed society. In all three novels, Throne of the Crescent Moon, Anatomy of a Disappearance, and Lebanese Blonde, all three male Arab characters have shown that they go against this grain of the stereotypical Arab male gender/ culture....   [tags: literature by Arab authors]

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Birth And Death During The Arab Culture

- Birth and death in the Arab culture has being one of the most interesting topics that is being discussed more frequently. When people talk or hear about the Arab culture they tend to think about different things about them like they are being considered as terrorist, they oppress their women and many things like that. But we tend to forget that this people, the Arabs are also human beings that they have normal day-to-day activities like people in the other part of the so-called westernized world....   [tags: Muhammad, Islam, Arab, Sudan]

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The Conflict Of The Arab Minority

- The Arab Minority in Israel The status of the Arab minority (also referred to as Palestinians or Arab-Israelis) in Israel has been a persistent question since the 1948 war, or as the Arab minority identifies it, “Al-Nakba” or “Catastrophe.” While Israel self-identifies as the nation-state of the Jewish people, approximately twenty percent of people within its borders identify as Arab, —forming the so-called “5th column” — yet, it often unclear what their rights and roles are in a state that has historically discriminated against them and treated them as second class citizens....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Gaza Strip, Arab World]

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Work Transition to the United Arab Emirates

- Diversity has made the United States what we look at today as a great nation with greater opportunities. In that same mentality, a business only becomes greater by including diversification, not only within the United States, but diversifying throughout the world. As our organization ventures out to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), we have to make the move as smooth and educated as possible. Whenever a company enters the international market, they have to make sure that they understand and examine the different parts of the culture and practices that differentiate them from the United States....   [tags: Business, Arab Culture]

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The Arab Awakening By Marc Lynch

- ... Partially, Lynch attempts to utilize bits of this information to characterize the makings and beings of a “revolution” or “uprising” and at the very least, the many varied components of such events. As mentioned before, Lynch believes that these series of events with exception to those mentioned in states such as Syria and Lybia, cannot be categorized as revolutions as a major part of the uprising itself is caused by the “new Arab Public sphere.” This conversation and relay of insight into the causes and effects of more recent uprisings acts an introductory piece to other portions of civil unrest within the Arab World in the past, including a period in the 50’s and 60’s known as the Arab...   [tags: Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt]

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The Civil War And The Arab Spring

- ... As I learned this week, based on the revolutions in both Tunisia and Egypt, many citizens lived that way daily. The majority of the time, if there is an issue regarding the immediate safety of an American citizen it is solved because it makes national headline news. The media portrays those involved as evil and governments want to fix the issue so the bad publicity can stop. However, in the case of the Arab Spring, the governments were so corrupt that people could not voice their opinions at all....   [tags: United States, United Arab Emirates, Sudan]

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The United Arab Emirates ( Uae )

- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a country located on the Arabian Peninsula along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf. Up until the last century, the land has remained a desert inhabited by small fishing villages, date farms, and trading hubs in the two main cities, Abu Dhabi and Dubai. The nomadic Bedouin tribes who settled the lands in the third millennium BC thrived on mediocre forms of currency such as pearling. Prior to 1971, the now united country consisted of a series of Trucial Sheikhdoms, which are exclusively Arab political societies each ruled by their own sheikh....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Dubai]

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The United Arab Emirates ( U.a )

- ... The Sharjah-Dubai Road, which is also known to Residents as Ittihad Road. I remember being on that road every single day and on my way to school, I remember coming to class late mainly due to the high level of congestion coming from oncoming Sharjah residents to Dubai this became a big problem to a wide variety of Tertiary sector workers and it is expected to cause the UAE economy more than “12Bn Dirhams” (Sadaqat, 2016) which is around 4.26 billion CAD $ in losses out of lost time and fuel....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Rush hour]

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The Arab Israeli Conflict And The Middle East

- ... Then, the Oslo Accords seemed like a great way to solve the conflict because it met the Palestinians right to self- determination and made possible the State of Israel recognition by the Palestinians, except that two big mistakes were made; it did not create a Palestinian state and the United States refused to put pressure on Israel when it started to expand its occupied territory. After this, both Israelis and Palestinians committed terrorist acts, but when Bush became president, he blamed Palestinian leader Yasir ‘Arafat for the violence and showed commitment to help Israel which demonstrated that the United States would not serve as a mediator between Palestine and Israel....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Arab League]

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Development of Scientific Knowledge in Early Arab Cultures

- Question: What conditions were present in early Arab society that contributed to the rapid development of scientific knowledge in the region. Arab development of Greek scientific thinking has forever benefited our understanding of the field of science. Arab thinkers such as Ibn Rushd (Averroes) and Ibn Sīnā (Avicenna) have contributed to scientific thinking on a level that is generally undervalued. Influential scientists and philosophers that have come from Arab culture can trace their lineage back to the early days of Arab-Islamic science....   [tags: Arab Scientific Thinking]

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Arab Studies: Mapping the Field by Marwan M. Kraidy

- Modernity is what all developing countries seek, because modernity can only be a good thing, right. However, there is a complex relationship that exists between modernity, the nation-state that could be the cause sectarianism. Modernity is a very unclear topic, due to the different interpretations of its meaning, is there only one type of modernity or is it flexible. how can nationalism, and the idea of unity lead to sectarianism and violence. These questions surely do merit further research and development, because we are in the process of dealing with them right now in the Arab World, with the fall of several regime's in the region that kept everything stable and tense at the same time....   [tags: modernity, sectarianism, arab world]

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Social Media And The Arab Spring Revolution

- ... When Wael Ghonim, a Middle East marketing director for Google, publicized the frightful images of Khaled Mohamed Said’s dead body on the Facebook page “We Are All Khaled Said,” the webpage quickly drew the attention of up to 500,000 subscribers (Storck 22). Another example of the effect of social media is the Syrian refugees ' crisis in 2015, which American media do not cover very much. However, through abundant images that were posted on my friends’ Facebooks, I know this is a serious humanitarian crisis....   [tags: Egypt, Middle East, United Arab Emirates]

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Analysis of the Effects of the Arab Spring on Bahrain and Qatar

- “Since December 2010, the wave of uprisings and protests across the Middle East has produced spectacular changes in the region’s authoritarian republics but has largely bypassed its autocratic monarchies” (Yom and Gause, p. 1). The most interesting aspect of this trans-national movement of uprisings is how it “has largely bypassed the autocratic monarchies”. In this paper, I will focus on how the Arab Spring affected two such autocratic monarchies: the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Bahrain....   [tags: Impact of Arab Spring]

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The Arab Awakening By Marc Lynch Pens

- ... Partially, Lynch attempts to utilize bits of this information to characterize the makings and beings of a “revolution” or “uprising” and at the very least, the many varied components of such events. As mentioned before, Lynch believes that these series of events with exception to those mentioned in states such as Syria and Lybia, cannot be categorized as revolutions as a major part of the uprising itself is caused by the “new Arab Public sphere.” This conversation and relay of insight into the causes and effects of more recent uprisings acts an introductory piece to other portions of civil unrest within the Arab World in the past, including a period in the 50’s and 60’s kn...   [tags: Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Egypt]

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Arab League Fails to Promote Peace in Middle East

- Statement of Research Problem This essay sheds light on the theories that are elaborating the role of international and regional organizations in today’s world politics. Then, Arab League will be given as a regional organization. Although it has achieved some potential, but it could not be totally successful in maintaining security and prosperity to Arab world, especially for Palestinians. Research Questions This essay is trying to find the answer for these questions: 1-Why do regional organizations and institutions emerge, 2-What accounts for their variation in design, and what are their effects....   [tags: Global Issues, Arab-Israel Conflict]

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The Impact of Social Media in the Arab Spring Uprisings

- While many people throughout the world see social media as a trendy new application in the service of personal amusement, the political upheavals in the Arab world have shown how it can change the dynamics of modern day activism. The Arab Spring Uprising interlaced social unrest with a technological revolution. Blogs, news websites, twitter feeds, and political list servers became avenues for communication, information flow and solidarity. Being capable of sharing an immense amount of uncensored information through social media sites has contributed to the success of many Arab Spring activists....   [tags: rebellions, arab region, revolts, conflicts]

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Report on the United Arab Emirates

- Report on the United Arab Emirates The UAE is the second-largest Arab economy and the world's fifth-biggest oil exporter. From its inception UAE has worked towards building their accumulation of external financial assets, with Abu Dhabi taking the lead on managing the country’s oil wealth and Dubai’s push for economic diversification....   [tags: UAE United Arab Emirates]

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Economic Analysis of The United Arab Emirates

- Economic Analysis of The United Arab Emirates 1. Introduction A. General Information The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) is a federation of seven Emirates that was formed on December 2 1971. It is located between the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman and it is bordered by Saudi Arabia and Oman....   [tags: Economics UAE Arab Emirates]

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Exploring Arab Women

- Exploring Arab Women In Liyana Badr’s novel, A Balcony over the Fakihani, the reader witnesses Yusra’s experience with water as she proclaims that, “I’ll [she’ll] stay till I’ve [she’s] filled my [her] jerry can [even] if I [she] die[s] doing it. (Badr, 10)” While Maha the main female character in Fadia Faqir’s Pillars of Salt, and her husband “immersed our [their] bodies in the warm water,” (Faqir, 54) of the Dead Sea as they share their first love making experience. Yasmina teaches granddaughter Fatima of the liberating power of water in Fatima Mernissi’s lyrical coming of age account of harem life in Dreams of Trespass....   [tags: Arab Culture Cultural Marriage Essays]

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Arab Israeli Conflict

- The Arab-Israeli conflict is a struggle between the Jewish state of Israel and the Arabs of the Middle East concerning the area known as Palestine. The term Palestine has been associated variously and sometimes controversially with this small region. Both the geographic area designated by and the political status of the name have changed over the course of some three millennia. The region, or a part of it, is also known as the Holy Land and is held sacred among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In the twentieth century it has been the object of conflicting claims of Jewish and Arab national movements, and the conflict has led to prolonged violence and in several instances open warfare opposing...   [tags: Israel v Palestine, Jew v Arab]

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict

- The Arab-Israeli Conflict The Arab Israeli conflict has gone on for many years. There have been many wars, terrorist attacks and peace treaties between Israel and the Arab countries. Through war and Treaties Israel has gained and lost alot of land. There have been 4 major wars between Israel and The Arab countries, as well as terrorist attacks. The reason for many of these attacks include land, claim of the country and anti-semitisem. Israel which is only 8,000 square miles is on the Mediterranean sea which is very good for its ports which are good for shipping and trade....   [tags: Arab Israel Middle East War Essays]

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The Community of Female Voices in Arab Women Literature

- The Community of Female Voices in Arab Women Literature In her memoir, Dreams of Trespass, Fatima Mernissi remembers asking her grandmother Yasmina how one can discern a true story from a false one. The wise old woman, Yasmina, told her granddaughter to relax and not look at life in extreme polarities because "there are things which could be both [true and false] and things which could be neither" (Dreams, 61). "Words are like onions," Yasmina explained further and "the more skins you peel off, the more meanings you encounter" (Dreams, 61)....   [tags: Fatima Mernissi Arab Culture Cultural Essays]

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Stereotyping of Arab Muslims in the New York Times for the Past Forty Years

- Stereotyping of Arab Muslims in the New York Times for the Past Forty Years This study examines stereotyping of Arab Muslims in the New York Times for the past forty years. Theorists suggest that stereotyping of a minority group effects the public's opinion of that group. Other communication media theorists say that only under extreme conditions will the negative stereotypes reflect the publics' opinions of the portrayed minority group. The parallel theory between propaganda and stereotyping by the mass media is examined....   [tags: Stereotypes Arab Muslims Media Essays]

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The Arab Spring

- “When dictatorship is a fact, revolution becomes a right” this quote from Victor Hugo symbolizes the new age of human rights. Over the years, countries around the world have witnessed terrifying, yet life-changing, revolutions, but no one in history had expected for such a quick and sudden revolution to begin like the Arab Spring. The Arab Spring may be seen as a dangerous and terrifying matter, but to those that are protesting for a change, it is an unforgettable and life changing event in history....   [tags: politics, human rights]

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The Arab Spring

- ... Ben Ali made several attempts to quell the protestors, however, he failed and on January 14th, 2011 he resigned from his twenty-three years as Tunisia’s president and fled to asylum in Saudi Arabia. Elections were held immediately and Tunisia is still so far seen as the most successful of the revolutionary states in the Middle East. In Egypt, protestors gathered in the streets on January 25th, 2011 to protest poor government efficacy. The Egyptian government was failing at providing basic services to its people and was not moving quickly enough to address unemployment and poverty issues within the country....   [tags: Egypt, Middle East, Arabic language, Jordan]

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The Arab Spring

- Democracy- hungry Tunisians began the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and clashes in protest of ill treatment and corruption, beginning a revolutionary wave of protests known as the Arab Spring. The severity of repression in Tunisia was the underlying cause of the Arab spring. Self-immolation, and mass protests mobilized resulted in the overthrow of regime. Major governmental changes and swift reforms were made. The transition to democracy began. Tunisian protests had influenced other countries (with the same major goal of ousting authoritarian regime) and spread to the rest of Arab world through media....   [tags: International Conflict ]

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The Arab Refugees

- accumulated wealth). According to the UNCHR (2012), the Qur’an provides (1) instructions for refugees and migrant situations, (2) praises those who assist others in distress, (3) requires the faithful to protect refugees (Surah 9: 100 and 117), (4) qualifies refugees and internally displaced persons to rights and to humane treatment (Surah 8: 72-75, 16: 41), (5) condemns people whose actions prompt mass migration, viewing them as lacking faith in God’s words (2: 84-86), and (5) outlines methods of additional support to those considered more vulnerable women, children and the elderly (4: 2, 9, 36, 75, 98, 127, 17: 34), (UNCHR, 2012, p....   [tags: Refugee, Internally displaced person, Islam]

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The Arab Protesters

- ... Thousands of Tunisians then flooded the streets of the capital and overthrew Ben Ali’s police blockade, leading to a sea of organized chaos. Aware that his nation was united against him, Ben Ali fled and the sun set on his long-lived, brutal regime. Diving further into the Arab Revolutions, in 2011, Egypt was swimming in a sea of corruption: struggling with inequality, grueling unemployment, and inescapable police brutality. Hosni Mubarak’s 30 year reign seemed undefeatable, however since the year 2000, unions, non-governmental organizations, youth movements, and opposition parties protested....   [tags: Egypt, Middle East, Arabic language, Protest]

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The Arab Spring: Results in Different Arab Countries

- In the Arab world in late 2010, starting in Tunisia and flowering in Egypt, a movement of people depressed by their governments, corrupt leaders and a lack of jobs that at once felt safe to take to the streets. The Arab Spring began when a young Tunisian man set himself on fire to protest government corruption and poor economic conditions. This action inspired a surge of protests across Tunisia, which ultimately resulted in the ousting of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali from power. The success of the political uprising in Tunisia give rise to similar unrest throughout much of the Arab World and Middle East, remarkably within Libya, Egypt, Syria, Bahrain, and Yemen....   [tags: Social Media, Democratic System]

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict & Its Effect on the Arab Countries

- The Arab Israeli conflict is one of the major dilemmas in the world in the modern history. Many political leaders assume that this is the most complicated conflict around the world, even bigger than the Cold War. During the 1960’s and the 1970’s, the Arab world decided to go with confrontation and fight fire with fire. The Middle East became a war zone where all the Arab countries lined up to win back Palestine. However, the Israeli cabinet was smart enough to maintain their presence in the Palestinian Land....   [tags: international relations in the Middle East]

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Nursing Care for the Arab Culture

- ... Most Arabs can speak fluent English, but it may be necessary in some cases to facilitate an Arabic interpreter. The nurse should then document the interpreter as an intervention in the patient’s chart (Khalifa, 2012). In the case of the patient not speaking fluent English, the nurse should be aware of nonverbal cues and implement strategies to successfully communicate with the patient. Family is central to the Arab culture and it is important for the nurse to include the family in decision-making unless the patient states otherwise (Matusiak, 2013)....   [tags: healthcare professionals and cultural diversity]

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The War Was A Disaster For The Arab World

- The Six-Day War, which occurred in 1967 June 5–10, was the third of the Arab-Israeli wars. In which Israel’s decisive victory captured the lands of the Sinai Peninsula, Gaza Strip, West Bank, Old City of Jerusalem, and the Golan Heights; the status of which would become a major point of contention in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Nevertheless, when the Six-Day War of 1967 between Israel and its Arab neighbors ended in a decisive loss for the Muslim side, many in the Islamic world saw this as the failure of Arab socialism....   [tags: Israel, Egypt, Pan-Arabism, Middle East]

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Not Every Arab Man is a Terrorist

- Ignorance about people on the other side of the world is infectious among humanity. Rather than educating themselves about the characteristics and cultures of the world, society relies on stereotypes. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines a stereotype as an unfair “belief that all people or things with a particular characteristic are the same.” The entertainment industry significantly influences the minds of Americans to accept these misconceptions about other nationalities. These nasty generalizations are particularly dangerous and hurtful to Arabs....   [tags: generalizations, stereotypes, terrorists]

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The Soviet Union Of The Arab Nations

- ... With this tactic, the Soviet Union decreased the probability of its adversary, Israel, acquiring the capability to use nuclear weapons, and consequently, also decreased the United States’ willingness to openly assist Israel. This preventive action against Israel was founded on the Soviet Union’s paramount goal of “reducing Israel to the 1947 boundaries” by inhibiting its development of nuclear weapons (23). But most importantly, this preventive action made war between the Arab Nations and Israel unavoidable....   [tags: World War II, Nuclear weapon, Cold War, Israel]

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Minorities in the US: Arab Americans

- Arab Americans have lived in America for centuries, but still have to go through the disadvantages of being a minority. Arab Americans are a small group and over the years, have gone through a vast amount of experiences. From first coming to America slightly unnoticed, then being hated because of a problem between America and their home country, to becoming some of the most intellectual people with four-year degrees in America. Arab Americans immigrated to the U.S. around 1880’s, seeing that their own countries of which they came from, weren’t doing so well financially....   [tags: palestine men, immigration, discrimination]

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The Arab Spring Revolution is a Failure

- The Arab Spring Revolution is a Failure “Arab spring mishap leads to sharp increase of oil smuggling”, “Syrian revolution starts experiencing causalities”, “Overthrown Egyptian government a downright failure”, “Tunisia on the verge of economic collapse post being struck by the Arab spring revolution”, “Bombing in Libya kills 20 in the proximity of a ration distribution unit”. These were the kind of news headlines the modern world was bombarded with when the riots in the Middle East were instigated....   [tags: Middle East, Lybia, Syria, Oil]

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The Arab Spring: A Worldwide Revolution

- ... The reason he did not have one was because of his poverty and the lack of jobs in the country, and that sparked protests by the poor people in Tunisia. Ben Ali, the president of the country for 23 years, realized the violent effect the protest had on the people and quickly announced that he is trying to lower the unemployment rate, but the violence is only making the problem bigger. He promised to create 300 000 jobs but the people only wanted to see the government fall down and on January 14 2011, ex-president Ben Ali fled the country with his family....   [tags: rights, laws, war, economy]

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The Arab Conquest of the Central Asia

- The Arab Conquest of the Central Asia was a significant event which impacted on the whole region at the beginning of the eighth century. Abu Ja’far Muhammad al-Tabari was one of the historians who described this conquest for the Muslim population later in ninth century by using different accounts (p. 16). His text is useful for the evaluation of Qutayba’s conquests of Central Asia and can be compared with the same century’s Persian historian al-Baladhuri (p. 11) and his description of the Arab Conquest....   [tags: History, Muslim Population]

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Arab Refugee Crisis : Palestine

- Arab Refugee Crisis During the Israeli War of Independence in 1948 an Arab refugee crisis began, and there is still not a clear answer of what caused it. As inhabitants of Israel Arabs were greatly affected by the establishment of a Jewish State, because their home was governed by others. Nonetheless, the Palestinian Arabs contributed in the making of the refugee crisis. The Arabs were given the choice of becoming equal citizens of Israel and refused. The United Nations came up with Partition Plan for Palestine, but it was rejected....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Gaza Strip]

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Jew in the Arab World

- The Arabic geographic being best environment for variety of religion, culture and trade throughout the ages. As a result of that many of an ethnic group from outside Middle East decides to move on to that rich area which later many minorities have spread to the Islamic Empire land therefore The Arabic regions were famous with the diversity of minority which creates a lot of conflict with Middle East region especially in Jews and Arab sides. The United Nation Resolution 181 (1947), this resolution impacts the stability in the Middle East region which leads to many conflicts between Arab and Jewish minority....   [tags: United Nations Resolution 181, Israel]

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History of the Arab League

- Introduction The league of Arab states is referred to as the Arab League. The Arab League was formed on March 22, 1945 in Cairo, Egypt. The League began with six member states namely Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi, Arabia, Syria, Transjordan (now known as Jordan). Yemen joined at a later stage on 5th May 1945. It is a regional organization, which has now grown to include 22 states in and around North Africa and Southwest Asia. Every country is given one vote at the council. However, Syria was suspended since 2011 due to the ongoing civil war and the government’s repression....   [tags: egypt, iraq, lebanon]

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Revitalizing and Reunifying the Arab World

- The Arab world at its height, stood united as one nation. It was in the 9th and 16th century during the Abbasid Empire and the Ottoman Empire’s reign that the arts and sciences flourished in the Arab lands. The Arab world changes dramatically as it degenerates from a strong, united force to a weakened and fragmented state ruled by misguided individuals. Some Arabs became self-aware of their decline as they saw the loss of territories that were historically held to the Europeans. The decline sparked movements that saw people wanting to return or recreate the past glorious and prosperous as it was....   [tags: Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Michel Aflaq]

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Overview of the Arab Culture

- Name of Culture Arab is not a race, but is a group of individuals that are united by their culture and history (ADC, 2014). There are many different variations commonly based on a particular individual’s country of origin such as Arab Americans. Other variations are based on their social class, the level of their education, if they live urbanely or rurally, or the time they have spent in the United States (Lipson & Dubble, 2007). Most Arabs also practice Islamic religion and are Muslim. When working with an Arab or Muslim client, nurses should ask what the client wishes to be referred to so as not to offend them in any way (Lipson & Dubble, 2007)....   [tags: culture, middle east]

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The Protests Of The Arab Spring Protests

- The Arab Spring protests, occurring in early 2011, has changed the way in which protests and revolutions are formed and advanced. Near the end of 2010 countries in the Middle East, such as Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya, were under oppressive rulers. One man, Mohammad Bouazizi a street vendor who had regularly been oppressed by local law enforcement, had enough and one day set himself on fire as a form of protest against the condition of living. That single event triggered mass protest in Tunisia calling for both social and political change....   [tags: Internet, Sociology, Social network service]

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The Arab Spring in Egypt

-   The Arab Spring is an extremely prominent issue today. This refers to the series of protests and civil wars that have been occurring in the Arab World due to discontent with government, human rights violations, poverty, and other factors. Countries where this is an issue include Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain, Syria, Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, and Sudan. One of the countries hit hardest by the revolution was Egypt.   What is often called “the spark that started it all,” occurred on December 17, 2011 in Tunisia....   [tags: prominent issue, protests, civil wars]

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The Formation of Arab Nations

- The Formation of Arab Nations Much of the modern political Arab world was born at the end of World War I, as outside powers divided up their shares of territories that were loyal to their regimes. For example, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon came to exist along side the precarious state of Palestine. By World War II, these states had begun to want independence, and the following decades would witness revolution, regime change, violence, and, ultimately, a break from the grips of the Ottoman Empire and European powers (Provence)....   [tags: politics, middle eastern history]

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Women During The Arab Women

- Arab women with early but symptomatic breast cancer fail to seek medical consultation at earlier stages [1, 7, 13] , therefore advanced disease are commonly seen among those women. For example, in Yemen 94.8%, 55.1% and 35.1% of breast cancer patients have presented after one, 4-6 and 1-3 months, respectively [8]. Several studies conducted in the Arab countries revealed that Arab women are less likely to perform an early detection practices such as mammography, breast self-examination (BSE) and clinical breast examination (CBS) which driven by cultural and social and religious beliefs [1, 26-30] .These attitudes could potentially render Arab women from participating in breast screening pra...   [tags: Breast cancer, Cancer, Oncology, Mammography]

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The Treatment of Arab Americans

- A stressful month of work has finally come to an end and a long waited vacation with the family is just around the corner. The next morning you finally get everyone’s bags packed and jump in a shuttle to head to the airport. When you arrive at the airport the heavy door to the shuttle opens as you gather your bags and head through the big glass doors to check in. The nice blonde at counter smiles at you and your family and tells you to have a nice trip. Making your way to security you are relieved that you no longer have to drag your heavy luggage around....   [tags: Racial Profiling, Discrimination, Terrorism]

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Challenges Faced By The Arab Spring

- 3) In today’s world of global politics, leaders face many challenges as a single event can have widespread effects in other countries. The example of the Arab spring portrays how a country’s leader may face the consequences of angry citizens. The Arab spring started with a man burning himself after not being able to find a job and soon after, the world witnessed the fall of four Arab leaders and demonstrations against many others. Therefore, to be successful in securing the interests of their citizens and providing for world order, leaders must be able to tackle world issues without putting their nations at risk, cooperate with other leaders in solving disputes, and to actually care about...   [tags: Third World, First World, Globalization]

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Identity And Autonomy Of The Arab Homeland

- ... Khomeini, invoking his powers as commander in chief, used the army against other Iranians for the first time since the Revolution. No settlement was reached with the Kurd 's during Bazargan 's rule. The disparity between the economic promises of the shah 's regime and the results as perceived by the majority of Iran 's citizens contributed to a revolutionary climate in the late 1970s. When the revolutionary regime came to power in 1979 (on the heels of the economic downturn of the late 1970s), it claimed that modernization and Westernization had nothing to offer Iran, as the recession had made evident....   [tags: Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Macroeconomics]

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Arab and Israeli War of 1948

- Humans are no strangers to war. They have fought for freedom. They’ve fought for land. They have fought for resources. Israel became a country in 1948 with the help of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. They thought process behind creating the Nation of Israel was the fact that it was the original Jewish homeland. The Jewish people were desperate for a country to call their own because of the Third Reich. Germany, under the reign of Hitler, had destroyed many homes and relocated Jewish families....   [tags: war, land, resentment, poem]

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The World Of Arab Nations

- ... On the other hand, Egypt can get a lot of benefit from it, and according to the statistics, the net income of Suez Canal is $32 million in 1955. As they against western powers, Egypt receives aid and arms domination from the Soviet bloc countries. On the other hand, the religious and military conflict between Arabs and Zionism become more and more exasperate, and they also start several wars with Israel, a western allied country. Compare to Nasser, Anwar el Sadat also believe that imperialism is destructive for colonized countries, but he would more like to use convictive speeches to make more people concern this idea around the world....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Eastern Bloc]

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The Evolution of United Arab Emirates

- The evolution of UAE Table of content • Preface 1 Introduction History of UAE Who established this country • Conclusion 2 Bibliography Preface • Reason of choosing this topic is: Its my country and I want to write about the development that increases day by day. Introduction UAE consists of seven emirates, before finding the oil people were separated into two groups, some people lived in the desert and some lived beside the sea and every one has his own way of living and finding food The history of UAE Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah, umm Al Quwain, Sharjah, Ajm...   [tags: country, history]

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Social Media and Arab Spring

- The Arab Spring has impacted multiple countries in northern Africa and the Arab world and so far since the end of December in 2010, leading to the fall of the government in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya and Yemen. Among the unarmed insurrections, social media and social networking technology functioned as a new strategy that empowered the protesters to gain successful uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt and inspired grassroots movements in other Arab countries. The new media, namely Twitter, Facebook and Youtube, with online blogs and mobile telecommunications, played a significant role as the politics of connectivity, which connect, coordinate and communicate the protestors....   [tags: twitter, facebook, youtube]

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Sports in The United Arab Emirates

- Preface The UAE is a Muslim-Arab nation that grew up and flourished so well and in such a short time, it’s almost unbelievable. UAE has always had a sense of belonging which has deepened through sufferings, foreign invasion and every other kind of obstacle that has been put forward for them. No matter what happened in the past, the people of Emirates have not forgotten their national duties, culture, traditions and morals. In order for us to understand UAE and its culture and traditions, we should keep an open mind and understand the historical events which influenced the people and their lifestyle....   [tags: muslims, lifestyles, generosity]

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The Arab Spring in Egypt

-   Another prominent cause of the Arab Spring in Egypt was the corruption in the government run by Mubarak. One of the best examples of Mubarak’s corruption was the use of emergency law. For his entire almost 30-year reign, Mubarak ruled through emergency law. Under emergency law, Mubarak could censor all publications, search and tap phone, mail, and Internet use, and arrest people without a trial, or through secret trials. (Tristam, 2013) All political meetings also had to be preapproved by him before they took place....   [tags: governement corruption, Mubarak]

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The Arab Spring Of 2010

- ... This was in effect making the international community aware of what was going on in Tunisia. On January 14, 2010 the President of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, stepped down after 23 years of being in office. This ousting of a head of state in such a short amount led the citizens of other countries to have a realistic possibility of being able to effect a leadership change within their government. Eleven days after the end of the demonstrations in Tunisia, the citizens of Egypt were starting to have protests about the way they were being treated by their government....   [tags: Egypt, Hosni Mubarak]

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Syria and the Arab Spring

- As the Arab Spring enters its second year, major uprisings and revolts have occurred all over the Middle East, pushing for an end to the corrupt autocratic rule and an expansion of civil liberties and political rights. Most recently, images from Syria have emerged, depicting the government’s use of force to suppress the voice of its people. One might ask, “Is this the beginning of a revolution. Is the country on the path to democracy?” To assess this question and examine the future trends in the region, one must look back on the country’s somewhat tumultuous history, the relationship between the citizens and the state, and the political economy....   [tags: Geopolitics, History]

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What is the Arab Uprising?

- The Arab Uprising. The Islamic Awakening. These are some of the terms that are being used today. The terms are very important especially in the Middle East because that’s where the arab uprising began. The first Arab Uprising actually began in Tunisia where a 26-year-old Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire. He set himself on fire in front of a government building because he was publicly humiliated by the police force and couldn’t even earn money for his family. This act of desperation had spread immediately throughout the country and stirred up many protests....   [tags: protesters, goverment, politics]

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Reflection Paper On The Arab Spring

- ... I took a number of algebra classes throughout my educational career; although it was stressful and felt like a hassle, I am thankful for all those classes and the repetitiveness that I experienced. Algebra became my saving grace with dosage calculations in nursing school. Understanding the basic principles of algebra and dimensional analysis helped me pass the dosage calculations that were given to the class each semester. Another important course that I took was psychology, which was a good foundation for many of the concepts we have visited....   [tags: Learning, Education, Nursing, Psychology]

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Graduation Speech On The Arab Spring

- ... Understanding the basic principles of algebra and dimensional analysis helped me pass the dosage calculation exam that was given each semester. Another important course that I took was psychology, which was the foundation for many of the concepts we have visited. Those concepts include Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs and Erikson’s stages of development. The concepts have been beneficial to my test taking skills and how to care for patients according to their developmental stage. I also took a class called the sociology of death and dying where I learned many important factors of how people cope with death....   [tags: Learning, Nursing, Education, Patient]

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Analysis of the Arab Spring

- In late 2010, a Tunisian named Bouazizi set himself on fire in protest against the poor economic situation in which he was living (CNN, 2011). Other Tunisians soon took the opportunity to resist their government and possible overthrow the leadership of Ben Ali. They took it as their responsibility to fight for the common good. Simple demonstration against the Tunisian government soon went ahead to an extent that Ben Ali had to leave the country. The events that followed the departures of the Tunisian president were the least expected....   [tags: Egyptian Revolution, Middle East History]

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The Politics Of Arab Nations

- ... The aggressive centralization of political authority, exclusivism of resources to those loyal to the Ba’athist party and its ventures, and attempts to curry favor from certain groups and establish claims of individual authority permitted under Husayn’s regime were the three behaviors that would mark the regime’s divergences from the quintessential Ba’athist ideology and causes of the subsequent issues surrounding its eventual fall. The aggressive centralization of political authority acted as an important cause of the eventual turmoil and negative events that would later come to pass in Husayn’s attempt at furthering Ba’athist influence....   [tags: Iraq, Iraq War, Sunni Islam, Saddam Hussein]

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Understanding the Arab Spring

- The revolutionary movement in the Middle East started in January 2011 where Tunisian Bouazizi Mohamed, who set himself on fire, ensued to the revolt of his fellow citizens (Pollack 2011). Political and social frustrations led to tremendous discontent of citizens, and massive protests and social movements demanded a change of the country’s political regime. This widespread event was known as “the Arab Spring” and empowered other people in Arab countries who were not satisfied with their sociopolitical standings to revolt against government regimes....   [tags: political regime, Middle East, political fallacy]

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Arab Spring and Globalization

- Political uprisings in the Middle East, especially in Muslim nation states have placed Arabian politics back on the focus point of international politics. Political events in certain Arab countries had an excessive impact on the political development of other neighboring states. Resistances and anxieties within different Arab countries triggered unpredictable actions, sometimes sorely to observe and believe. The authoritarian governments of Arabian countries led from various dictators have created a precarious situation for their people, especially in providing national security and maintaining peace in the region....   [tags: political uprising, middle east, muslims]

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The Arab Gulf States

- Arabian Gulf or the Persian Gulf: is the arm of the Arabian Sea, extending from Gulf of Oman in the south to along the Shatt-AL Arab in the north. Its length around 965 km from Shatt-Al Arab to the Hormuz fjord, which links it in the Gulf of Oman. The area of the Arabian Gulf approximately 233 100 km², and varies in width between a maximum of about 370 km to a minimum of 55 km in the Hormuz fjord. A maximum depth of the Arabian Gulf is 90 m. The gulf separates the Arabian Peninsula and south-western of Iran, and overlooking it eight countries including Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman and Iran....   [tags: Geography]

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The Arab Spring Revolutions

- One of the most interesting and noteworthy events in contemporary times and possibly the biggest in its appeal and consequences for the 21st century is the string of revolutionary movements most commonly known as the “Arab Spring.” The term ‘Arab Spring’ – originally coined by Marc Lynch in the American political journal Foreign Policy – is fairly attention-grabbing in itself; not only is it useful to highlight the rise of ‘liberalism’ witnessed as these movements progressed, but also has historically significant connotations attached to it, which allude to the events of the Nationalist and Democratic revolutions that occurred more than a century-and-a-half ago in what is now mode...   [tags: liberties, governments, constitutionalism]

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Analyzing the Arab Spring

- The Arab spring is the revolution which came as a result of the hardships and difficulties faced in the recent era. Throughout it, Arabs have been regaining consciousness and awareness of their surroundings and learning what their governments’ true intentions are. They have realized that they are being manipulated and barely receive any of their rights. As a result, the people have risen and decided to either live in dignity or die in honor. Civil wars have spread, innocent people have been massacred, and entire cities have been eradicated....   [tags: anti-government protests in Middle East]

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The United Arab Emirates

- The United Arab Emirates is an interesting country, being located on the southeastern end of the Arabian Peninsula the Gulf nation is neighbors to Saudi Arabia to the south and the Oman to the east along with other nations sharing water boarders as well. The modern history of the nation is very intriguing, filled with many political forces and cultural trends. However, like many other Arab countries, UAE has also been filled with many issues throughout its nations that mirror and connect it even further to its Arabian brethren....   [tags: saudi arabia, ridda wars, muhammad]

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The Arab Spring Protests

- The Arab Spring was a series of uprisings and protests all around the Middle East in 2011. These uprisings were attempting to eliminate or reform their current government system into one that was modern and democratically advanced (Stock). Yemen is one of the many countries who also decided that they needed this change. In 1978, North Yemen elected their president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Saleh took the position as president so that once and for all there could be unity between the two states, north and south Yemen....   [tags: middle east, egypt, governments]

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The Syrian Arab Republic

- Brief History The CIA's World Fact Book, states that Syria used to be part of the Ottoman Empire Prior to World War One. After World War One the French had acquired Syria, and granted them independence in 1946. With an unstable political system, Syria had experienced a series of military coups or uprisings in its first few years. Around 1958 Syria joined with Egypt to form the United Arab Republic, and later separated with them in 1961; to reestablish the Syrian Arab Republic. Geography The CIA's World Fact Book, states that Syria is located within the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey....   [tags: Country Analysis ]

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The Arab Spring Uprisings

- The Arab Spring Uprisings are political protests against the governments of Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain, Syria, Morocco, and Jordan. (Manfreda, ) The protests began in Tunisia when a vegetable vendor set himself on fire in protest of the actions of the government. This incident is said to have been the “spark” that fueled the action of the people to overthrow their governments. This region is being watched by every country in the world. The world is watching to see how it will affect their political and economic relationships with one another....   [tags: Egyptian Revolution, Tunisian Elections]

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Why was the Arab World Poised for Revolution?

- The authoritarian regimes of the Middles cycled through a pattern of anti-western policy until the globalization effects of economics and information demanded reform. As conservative Arab states try to maintain the autocracy they relied on after gaining independence, their citizens, affected by information and education expansion, challenge their resistant governments as typified by Syria’s unwillingness to capitulate. The proliferation of information and education underscored the protest movements of the Arab Spring because citizens’ contempt for their obstinate governments grew to large under economic pressures, as the current situation in Syria demonstrates....   [tags: Politics, Anti-western Policy]

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MTV Network Challenges in Arab Countries

- Introduction Having a significant market share in the world in music television channel, MTV networks took the challenge of introducing their services to the Arab countries. This was measured as one of the principal challenges they ever faced due to the assumed classic and conservative culture in Middle East countries. The greatest fear the network had was product acceptance failure considering cultural and religious traditions. As a strategy to overcome this challenge and get through in the Arab countries market, an MTV network choose to partner with local companies such as Arab Media Group (AMG) to gain acceptance from local viewers....   [tags: MTV Case Study]

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Arab Israeli Conflict

- 1.1 WHAT IS THE ARAB ISRAELI CONFLICT. The Arab-Israeli conflict is a hotly contested issue both in the Middle East and the broader global community.1 The modern conflict is essentially a dispute over the area known up until 1948 as Palestine, which is considered holy to all three major monotheistic religions.2 The primary parties in the conflict are Israeli (formerly Zionist) Jews and Palestinian Arabs (who are predominately Muslim).3 It is one of the unresolved problems bequeathed to the region by the British and French imperialist powers following the division of the Ottoman Empire between them at the end of World War 1.4 There are many features of the Middle East, specifically Palestine...   [tags: global community, palestine]

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The Arab-Israeli Conflict

- Historically, Israel and Palestine did not exist as a political entity at the end of the 19th century. The land that would go on to host the Arab-Israeli conflict was once ruled by the Ottoman Empire under the name of the Vilayet of Beirut and the District of Jerusalem. The native population was mainly made up of Arab-Palestinians adhering to Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. Arab society was cohesive and stable under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. When the Young Turk Revolution erupted in 1908, it inspired some Arabs in the region to seek autonomy and independence from the Ottoman Empire....   [tags: International Conflict ]

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