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Middle East

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Knesset
Isreal parliment
SA Infant/Maternal morality
bad- bad health care for women
sufferage in SA
21, male
literacy in SA
(men 90s women 60s-) total 78%
wahabi
tiny strict branch of muslim, most of Saudi arabia
Isreal imigration
all jews can imigrate, no passport needed
Isreal constitution
not written
Negev Desert
Southern half of Isreal, inhabitable
Dead Sea superlative
lowest point on earth
Land Arable-Isreal
irrigation all year
Jordan River
Isreals main source of water, seperates them from jordan
Palestine
arab inhabited for 400+ years until WW1
Holocaust
1938-1945 mass murder of all jews form germany, tried to wipeout rase
Isreal Occupied territories
Siani pen&gaza strip, Golan Heights, West Bank&East Jerusalem
Intifalta
palestine uprising
Isreal- urban
urban 92%
Isreal jew/arab
jewish 76% arab 24%
monothiestic
belief in one god
official language-Isreal
hebrew
Secular
nonreligious
Military service- Isreal
everyone at 18, women 2 years men 3
Isreal schools
6 days a week, laid back teachers
four issues Palestine/Isreal
1.fate of Palestine refugees 2.barrier/wall between palestine/Isreal 3.status of Jerusalem 4.futer jewish setelments in west bank
1920-1948 Palestine
took over by Arab states
SA fraction of USA
1/4
wadis
dry river beds for farming- fill when rains (no permanent rivers in SA)
Empty Quarter
largest all sand desert in the world SA
SA natural resources
crude oil natural gas (most oil in world)
SA values
privacy, strong family, personal honor
SA ethnicity
90% arab
SA reigions
Sunni 90% shi'i 10%
muhammad
prophet/messanger (muslim)
Mecca
sacred city all muslims pilgrim to
Ka'abah
important building in mecca- face during prayers
Hajj
pilgrimage by muslims to mecca
Koran
their bible
SA schools
all free, boys/girls different, islam HUGE rule
SA government
monarchy
FIVE PILLARS
1. fasting of ramadan 2.pilgrimage to Mecca 3.five daily prayers 4.profes Allah as only god 5.giving portion of income to poor
Infant mortality Libya
3x USA BAD
Pre/post oil living
pre- one of poorest countries in africa post- one of BEST
size of Libya
alaska/minnisota
libya climate
cost/warm&mild rain desert/no rain, hot&dry FREEZING nights
Great manmade river
libya-energy project, underground lake
Libya values
family, community
Libya hospitality
to strangers, create unity
Libya sensitve to...
how people see them
Libya time
relaxed
Libya ethnicity
arab 97%
Libya urban
88%
Libya religion
muslim
Libya education
ALL FREE
jews left libya
anit sematic, went to Isreal
Libya government
in transition, NTC in charge
former Libya leader
al-quadafi, run by green book
sharia
islamic law
burkka
women's cover (Islam)
mullah
religious leaders
muslim/islamic countries
muslim- majority religion muslim islamic-countries laws come from koran
Tuareg
nomads, southern NA, blue men of sahara (indigo robes) camel caravans (in danger of trucks)
Tuareg religion
myths, dont fast, men cover faces&women dont,
Oasis
a place in desert with water&vegitation (paradice)