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Global Chapter 19

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theocracy
a country governed by religious law.
Shi'ism
one of the two main branches of islam.
red sea
sea between the arabian peninsula and northeatern africa.
riyadh
capital of saudi arabia.
ayatollahs
religious leaders of the highest authority among shia muslims.
exotic rivers
rivers that begin in humid regions and then flow across dry areas.
oasis
a place where a spring bubbles to the surface in desert areas.
dynasty
line of hereditary rulers.
bedouins
nomadic herders in southwest asia.
kabul
capital and largest city of afghanistan.
zagros mountains
mountain range in southwestern iran.
arabian peninsula
peninsula in southwest asia between the red sea and persian gulf.