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-Cairo-cairo is largest city in Africa-90% live along Nile-culture hearth-close ally-islam-republic-most populated country
-Kabul-easternmost country-no seacoasts-covered by Hindu-Kush Mts. -civil wars and invasians, ethinic groups fight-islam-farming
-Baghdad -in between Tigris and Euphrates -invaded Kuwait, bad off after war -islam -dictatorship Suddam Hussein
-Jeruselum -USA gives 3million $ -conflict -Judaism -democracy -founded by zionests -1948 became a country
Beirut -btw Israel and Syria -civil war left bad economy -no stable gov -60% islam 40% christian
-started by Muhammad -based on Ishmael -5 pillars -holy city is Mecca -Koran is holy book -ceremonies in mosque -most common in Middle east...
-founded by Abraham -oldest religion -Israel is official country -Jeruselum is capital city -Torah is holy book - ceremonies in temples -faced a lot of persecution...
-longest river in world -only thing keeping Egypt from being all desert -flows north -90% pop lives around it...
Aswan High Dam
-built on Nile -controls floods, irrigates land, supplies hydroelectic power, fishing -largest artificial dam -no more natural fertilizer, causes death from parasites and disease
Israel and Palestine
-when palestine became israel it forced out native palestinians, the arab countries want to fight back but israel hass the support of the entire world, israel won the west bank, the golan heights, and the gaza strip(gave back) -the USA is the only reason that israel is still there and not blown up
Iran and Nukes
-iran is trying to develope ways to use nuclear power and develope their nuclear capabilities -afraid they will blow up israel -Ahmadinejad is president of Iran, hates israel- saying nukes are peaceful -israel wats to bomb iran b4 they get them, USA thinks sanctions will work and it will take a while for them to have a bomb
Osama Bin Laden
-responsible for 9/11 -found in Pakistan, pakistan was spossed to be our allies and they hid him -USA went in and killed him in 2011- pakistan mad we invaded
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