desert, steppe, mediterranean, highland
The ancient empires
trade between the Arabian Peninsula and eastern Africa and India
Ethnic religions (3)
When did fossil fuels become a major source of energy?
Oil impact on realm
- high incomes
- the large oil revenues have been used to modernize these countries at least at the surface level
- regional disparities
- intra - realm migration of labor forces
Some issues to be addressed before the Arab/Israeli conflicts can be resolved (2):
- status of the Golan Heights
- status of a Palenstinian state
Afghanistan and the states the once were part of the sovie union (5):
What are the three major religions that originated in the Middle East?
Which fuel source maintains the largest amount of international trade?
Name and describe four popular geographic labels we discussed