What covers much of Syria and Jordan?
What helps commercial farming in the Eastern Mediterranean?
What Turkish leader was responsible for modernizing Turkey?
The country of Jordan was created after what major world event?
World War I
What reform occurred in Turkey after World War I?
Women were allowed to vote
What are the major crops in Turkey?
Grains, cotton, sugar beets, and hazelnuts
What group is in charge of leadership in Palestine?
The Palestinian Authority
What did Lebanon experience in the 1970s through the 1990?
A civil war
What is Turkey's capital
religion that is kept separate from government
scattering of the Jewish population
largest minority in Turkey
large farm where everything is shared in common
What two religions make up most of Lebanon's population?
Islam and Christianity
What are the official languages of Israel?
Arabic and Hebrew
a desert that lies in southern Israel
the capital of Syria
the capital of Lebanon
What empire controlled what is now Turkey until after World War I?
How is Istanbul's location important?
1. It's located on the Bosporus strait
2. It divides Europe and Asia