Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Small island nation in the Persian Gulf
Body of water separating Africa from the Arabian Peninsula
Small island in the Mediterranean; part is ethnic Turk, part is ethnic Greek
Small country directly north of Israel
This large body of water is southeast of the Arabian Peninsula
Large desert in North Africa
Large sand desert on the Arabian Peninsula
Rub al Khali
This country in Southwest Asia has lots of renewable water, but not much petroleum
This country in Southwest Asia has lots of renewable water, and has lots of petroleum
This country in Southwest Asia has Judaism as its main religion
This country in Southwest Asia may have the world's largest known petroleum reserves
Shia Islam is the main religion in these 2 countries
Iran and Iraq
This country's main religion is Christianity
Arabic is NOT the main language in this Southwest Asian country, but Sunni Islam IS the main religion
This country has 2 of the 3 holiest sites in the world for Muslims
The followers of this religion are called Muslims
This is the larger of the two main branches of Islam
The majority of the people of Iraq are followers of this branch of Islam
About 2/3 of North Africa and Southwest Asia have this type of climate
This is the main holy book for Muslims
This is a word and contribution Arab Muslims made to the world
This is a contribution Muslims made to the world
"Arabic" numerals (1, 2, 3, etc.)
This is the holy prophet in Islam
This ethnic group lives mainly in eastern Turkey, northern Iraq, western Iran, and northeastern Syria
Christians, Muslims, and Jews all have holy sites in this city in Southwest Asia
This group of people lives in the Occupied Territories and is fighting for a country
This country controls the "Occupied Territories"
In far north North Africa, you might find this type of climate
People who have fled the fighting in Syria
Most of the people of Southwest Asia and North Africa are Muslim
The world's largest Muslim country by population is Saudi Arabia
Are the world's top 4 largest Muslim countries actually outside the Middle East in South and Southeast Asia?
Are the majority of the world's Muslims Arabs?
One of the 5 Pillars of Faith in Islam is to make a pilgrimage to this holy city
North Africa mostly has this type of vegetation
Desert and dry shrub
How many of the countries of North Africa have really large petroleum reserves?
The 1947 UN Partition plan for Palestine would have created how many new countries in the region?
The Kurds in Syria are mostly in this region
The Alawite Shia in Syria are mostly in this region
What country in Southwest Asia that borders Iraq is mainly Shia?
This word in English comes from Arabic
Arab Muslims brought this to Europe from China
"Founding father" of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Most of the people of North Africa are this ethnic group
Most of the governments in SWA/NA are this
Monarchy or dictatorship
In this type of government, religious leaders are in charge
Turkey and Israel have this type of government
West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem
Abu Dhabi and Dubai are part of this country
United Arab Emirates
Holy site for Muslims in Jerusalem
Dome of the Rock
Holy site for Jews in Jerusalem
Holy site for Christians in Jerusalem
Church of the Holy Sepulchre
These two countries have recently kicked out dictators.
Tunisia and Egypt
This is currently happening in Syria
Civil war to topple the dictator
This is the movement in SWA/NA for more freedom and democracy
% of the world's people who are Muslim
The Taliban are typically found in this country
Removing salt from salt water to make it fresh
This human-made feature connects the Mediterranean with the Red Sea
Body of water separating Iran from Saudi Arabia
Three holy spots for Islam/Muslims
Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem
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