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What is the name of the desert that is described as the "Empty Quarter"
The rub'al khali
What factor prevents all the countries in the Persian Gulf from producing desalinized water?
It's very expensive to produce on a large scale
What is islams holiest city?
How often are Muslims required to pray
5 times a day
Which geographic factor has been the most influential in the pattern of human settlement in the Middle East & North Africa
Into what body of water does the Nile river empty?
Which civilization developed a system of writing using hieroglyphs?
What is the sacred text of Islam?
What is the name of the region that includes land from the Persian Gulf through the Tigris & Euphrates rivers ?
Which technology allows populations like Isreal to survive extreme droughts & lack of fresh drinking water ?
What is responsible for MOST of Egypt's population living in 3% of the land area ?
Where would most of the population of North Africa probably live?
Around the Mediterranean coast
What country in the Middle East has the largest oil production ?
In a.......... There are few if any taxes placed on goods unloaded from other countries.
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