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what river is the arrow pointing to?euphrates riverwhat river is the arrow pointing to?tigris riverwhat river is the arrow pointing to?jordan riverwhat river is the arrow pointing to?suez canalwhat river is the arrow pointing to?persian gulfWhere is the Strait of Hormuz?Between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulfwhat sea is circled?Arabian seawhat sea is circled?red seaMiddle east lacksdrinking waterdesalationthe process of obtaing fresh water from salt waterdrip irrigationlimits the amount of water for cropscountries have built dams which leads tounequal distribution of waterethnic groups of middle east-persians, arabs, kurdsMonothesticBelief in one GodJudiasmbelieve jesus was the prophetChristianityA religion based on the life and teachings of JesusislamA religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which stresses belief in one god (Allah), Paradise and Hell, and a body of law written in the Quran. Followers are called Muslims.autocracya system of government by one person with absolute power.federalA system in which power is divided between the national and state governmentsrepublicA form of government in which citizens choose their leaders by votingSaudi Arabiahereditary monarchyisraelParliamentary DemocracyiranTheocracysaudi arabiaoil;mixed toward commandisraelhigh tech industry-mixed toward marketOPECOrganization of Petroleum Exporting Countriesexchange rate