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Report on the United Arab Emirates - Report on the United Arab Emirates The UAE is the second-largest Arab economy and the world's fifth-biggest oil exporter. From its inception UAE has worked towards building their accumulation of external financial assets, with Abu Dhabi taking the lead on managing the country’s oil wealth and Dubai’s push for economic diversification....   [tags: UAE United Arab Emirates] 1245 words
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The Failure of Arab League to Promote Peace in Middle East - ... The ‘failure’ of the League not only to prevent and manage regional conflicts, but also to generate cooperation in the political, military and economic areas (Pinfari, 2009: 8) . There is argument among scholars about the degree of success of the Arab League, to achieve its goals that are mainly promoting peace and conflict resolution. Joseph Nye, compares the efforts of three regional organizations to promote peace and mange conflicts, the Organization of American States (OAS), the Organization for African Unity (OAU), and the Arab League managing nineteen conflicts, from1948 to 1970....   [tags: Global Issues, Arab-Israel Conflict]
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Arab - ... Preferences and Patterns It is part of the Arab culture to associate nurturing, acceptance, and trust with the offer of food. It is considered an act of reaching out to offer or share with them tea, coffee, or chocolate. Arabs have specific rules and patterns that accompany each of their meals. A usual daily meal pattern consists of three meals a day. The largest meal is usually consumed around 1400. If a client is a new immigrant to the United States, they may have to be educated on the routines of meals in the hospitals or care settings (Lipson & Dubble, 2007)....   [tags: culture, middle east]
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Exploring Arab Women - Exploring Arab Women In Liyana Badr’s novel, A Balcony over the Fakihani, the reader witnesses Yusra’s experience with water as she proclaims that, “I’ll [she’ll] stay till I’ve [she’s] filled my [her] jerry can [even] if I [she] die[s] doing it. (Badr, 10)” While Maha the main female character in Fadia Faqir’s Pillars of Salt, and her husband “immersed our [their] bodies in the warm water,” (Faqir, 54) of the Dead Sea as they share their first love making experience. Yasmina teaches granddaughter Fatima of the liberating power of water in Fatima Mernissi’s lyrical coming of age account of harem life in Dreams of Trespass....   [tags: Arab Culture Cultural Marriage Essays]
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Economic Analysis of The United Arab Emirates - Economic Analysis of The United Arab Emirates 1. Introduction A. General Information The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) is a federation of seven Emirates that was formed on December 2 1971. It is located between the Arabian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman and it is bordered by Saudi Arabia and Oman....   [tags: Economics UAE Arab Emirates] 1872 words
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Arab Israeli Conflict - The Arab-Israeli conflict is a struggle between the Jewish state of Israel and the Arabs of the Middle East concerning the area known as Palestine. The term Palestine has been associated variously and sometimes controversially with this small region. Both the geographic area designated by and the political status of the name have changed over the course of some three millennia. The region, or a part of it, is also known as the Holy Land and is held sacred among Jews, Christians, and Muslims. In the twentieth century it has been the object of conflicting claims of Jewish and Arab national movements, and the conflict has led to prolonged violence and in several instances open warfare opposing Israel's existence....   [tags: Israel v Palestine, Jew v Arab]
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - The Arab-Israeli Conflict The Arab Israeli conflict has gone on for many years. There have been many wars, terrorist attacks and peace treaties between Israel and the Arab countries. Through war and Treaties Israel has gained and lost alot of land. There have been 4 major wars between Israel and The Arab countries, as well as terrorist attacks. The reason for many of these attacks include land, claim of the country and anti-semitisem. Israel which is only 8,000 square miles is on the Mediterranean sea which is very good for its ports which are good for shipping and trade....   [tags: Arab Israel Middle East War Essays] 1300 words
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The Community of Female Voices in Arab Women Literature - The Community of Female Voices in Arab Women Literature In her memoir, Dreams of Trespass, Fatima Mernissi remembers asking her grandmother Yasmina how one can discern a true story from a false one. The wise old woman, Yasmina, told her granddaughter to relax and not look at life in extreme polarities because "there are things which could be both [true and false] and things which could be neither" (Dreams, 61). "Words are like onions," Yasmina explained further and "the more skins you peel off, the more meanings you encounter" (Dreams, 61)....   [tags: Fatima Mernissi Arab Culture Cultural Essays]
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Stereotyping of Arab Muslims in the New York Times for the Past Forty Years - Stereotyping of Arab Muslims in the New York Times for the Past Forty Years This study examines stereotyping of Arab Muslims in the New York Times for the past forty years. Theorists suggest that stereotyping of a minority group effects the public's opinion of that group. Other communication media theorists say that only under extreme conditions will the negative stereotypes reflect the publics' opinions of the portrayed minority group. The parallel theory between propaganda and stereotyping by the mass media is examined....   [tags: Stereotypes Arab Muslims Media Essays]
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The Arab Spring - ... Also, most new governments will fail to please everyone's needs since the population is so large with a variety of problems to serve such as Syria, with a mass destruction of homes and buildings, the imprisonment of thousands and the killing of innocent families are all things the government needs to fix before recreating a peaceful country. As for most protests, to end with a successful conclusion, the population must keep protesting in the long-run to avoid any misunderstandings between the people and the government, which will also avoid any dictators to return to power....   [tags: politics, human rights]
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The Arab Spring - Democracy- hungry Tunisians began the revolutionary wave of demonstrations and clashes in protest of ill treatment and corruption, beginning a revolutionary wave of protests known as the Arab Spring. The severity of repression in Tunisia was the underlying cause of the Arab spring. Self-immolation, and mass protests mobilized resulted in the overthrow of regime. Major governmental changes and swift reforms were made. The transition to democracy began. Tunisian protests had influenced other countries (with the same major goal of ousting authoritarian regime) and spread to the rest of Arab world through media....   [tags: International Conflict ]
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Arab League - The Arab League. The Arab League is a regional organization that was founded on March 22, 1945. The league’s function is to promote political cooperation among it’s member states, and to deal with disputes or any breaches of peace in the region. The league’s official name is the League of Arab States. The founding members of the league are: Egypt, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, and Yemen. Membership in the League was later extended to Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Kuwait, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, Southern Yemen, Sudan, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates....   [tags: essays research papers] 772 words
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Arab Nationalism - Arab Nationalism Arab nationalism is defined as the idea that Arabs constitute a single distinctive nation united by a history and common language of Arabic. It is the quest for a national identity and struggle for political power in the Fertile Cresent. Arab nationalism is a fairly new concept; it’s only about one hundred years old. It did not really develop until after world war one. It is basically he result of three major influenced: 1.) The breakup of the Ottoman Empire after world war one and the emergence of modern states that no longer shared a common religiously rooted ideology that was Islamic based and religiously sociopolitical order....   [tags: Papers] 777 words
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Arab Music - Arab Music The word "music" comes from the Greek word Mousiki which means ‘the science of composing melodies’. Ilm al-musiqa was the name given by the Arabs to the Greek theory of music as to distinguish it from ilm al-ghinaa, the Arabian theory. The Arab music tradition developed in the courts of dynasties in the Islamic Empire from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It flourished during the Umayyad dynasty in the seventh and eighth centuries in Syria. Although the major writings of Arab music appeared after the spread of the Islamic religion in the beginning of the seventh century, the music tradition had already begun....   [tags: Papers] 813 words
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The Arab Woman - The Arab Woman The Arab woman, is there really a clear cut, precisely defined profile of what characterizes a woman of Arabia. Barren sand dunes, nomadic tribes of cloaked men, wearing turbans, mounted on camels, wielding swords, and their weak woman folk to whom they dictate. This is a classic Hollywood image of the Arab’s of the Middle East. The helpless female who is subjected to the will of her militant husband or aggressive father is nothing new to the average person of the present time, where being dutiful and being tyrannized can easily have the same definition in Hollywood and American media....   [tags: Females Culture Cultural Essays Arabic]
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The Degenerate Arab - The Degenerate Arab Edward Said argues in Orientalism that the American media and literature represents the Arab male as a "degenerate." This charicature most assuredly applies to the film Not Without My Daughter. Said says that the pop culture Arab in the United States is "associated either with lechery or bloodthirsty dishonesty. He appears as an oversexed degenerate, capable, it is true, of cleverly devious intrigues, but essentially sadistic, treacherous, low" (286). He is seen as a "colorful scoundrel," maliciously violent, and is represented as having "mass rage and misery, or irrational (hence hopelessly eccentric) gestures" (287)....   [tags: Papers] 1011 words
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Understanding the Arab Spring - ... Citizens of these countries protested their poor social standings and political problems of their country. Divisions and minor conflicts inside Arab countries, especially in Libya, Bahrain and Yemen, take place before the Arab Spring, and this event was the factor that ignited and exacerbated already existing tensions, which all was directed to overthrow of governmental regimes (Pollack 2011). The citizens of Middle East countries, ostensibly, demanded a democratic approach from their government and an end to the dictatorship in their country....   [tags: political regime, Middle East, political fallacy]
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The Arab Gulf States - Arabian Gulf or the Persian Gulf: is the arm of the Arabian Sea, extending from Gulf of Oman in the south to along the Shatt-AL Arab in the north. Its length around 965 km from Shatt-Al Arab to the Hormuz fjord, which links it in the Gulf of Oman. The area of the Arabian Gulf approximately 233 100 km², and varies in width between a maximum of about 370 km to a minimum of 55 km in the Hormuz fjord. A maximum depth of the Arabian Gulf is 90 m. The gulf separates the Arabian Peninsula and south-western of Iran, and overlooking it eight countries including Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman and Iran....   [tags: Geography] 1023 words
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The Arab Spring Revolution is a Failure - ... This mingled with the fact that the Middle Eastern countries were under constant dictatorship and longed for a just and fair government. If this was not enough these countries had a heavy burden placed on their oily shoulders from the western parts of the glove and were constantly targeted and bullied by the west. One can safely conclude that this revolution was all but unexpected. Since this revolution inaugurated, masses and hordes of people have resorted to violent means hoping to convey the uncomplicated message that they sought after empowerment of human rights....   [tags: Middle East, Lybia, Syria, Oil]
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The Arab Conquest of the Central Asia - The Arab Conquest of the Central Asia was a significant event which impacted on the whole region at the beginning of the eighth century. Abu Ja’far Muhammad al-Tabari was one of the historians who described this conquest for the Muslim population later in ninth century by using different accounts (p. 16). His text is useful for the evaluation of Qutayba’s conquests of Central Asia and can be compared with the same century’s Persian historian al-Baladhuri (p. 11) and his description of the Arab Conquest....   [tags: History, Muslim Population] 628 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - Historically, Israel and Palestine did not exist as a political entity at the end of the 19th century. The land that would go on to host the Arab-Israeli conflict was once ruled by the Ottoman Empire under the name of the Vilayet of Beirut and the District of Jerusalem. The native population was mainly made up of Arab-Palestinians adhering to Islam, Christianity, and Judaism. Arab society was cohesive and stable under the rule of the Ottoman Empire. When the Young Turk Revolution erupted in 1908, it inspired some Arabs in the region to seek autonomy and independence from the Ottoman Empire....   [tags: International Conflict ]
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Syria and the Arab Spring - As the Arab Spring enters its second year, major uprisings and revolts have occurred all over the Middle East, pushing for an end to the corrupt autocratic rule and an expansion of civil liberties and political rights. Most recently, images from Syria have emerged, depicting the government’s use of force to suppress the voice of its people. One might ask, “Is this the beginning of a revolution. Is the country on the path to democracy?” To assess this question and examine the future trends in the region, one must look back on the country’s somewhat tumultuous history, the relationship between the citizens and the state, and the political economy....   [tags: Geopolitics, History]
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The Syrian Arab Republic - Brief History The CIA's World Fact Book, states that Syria used to be part of the Ottoman Empire Prior to World War One. After World War One the French had acquired Syria, and granted them independence in 1946. With an unstable political system, Syria had experienced a series of military coups or uprisings in its first few years. Around 1958 Syria joined with Egypt to form the United Arab Republic, and later separated with them in 1961; to reestablish the Syrian Arab Republic. Geography The CIA's World Fact Book, states that Syria is located within the Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey....   [tags: Country Analysis ] 1071 words
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Arab Spring Uprisings - ... (Parks,) The unemployment rate at the time of the revolution was eleven point nine (11.9) percent. (Egypt Independent) The people of Egypt are living on less than two (2) dollars a day. (Fadel)Corruption within the government is also a concern that is plaguing the country of Egypt. Early in 1990, the government began structural adjustment reforms. (Fadel) These reforms allowed the government the privatization of state owned firms so that Egypt would be able to focus on boosting the economy....   [tags: Terrorist Organization, Economic Funding]
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Why was the Arab World Poised for Revolution? - ... The increase in literacy, education, and information access created dissent between a newly informed public who wanted the same type of social and political quality other states had and conservative governments who wanted to maintain strict social order and who also kept most of the economic benefits of their oil boom away from their populace. That economic disparity, paralleled with the development of education, provided the backdrop of the modern Arab Spring. A more informed and liberal youth now demand economic and political reform, “pinning the blame on the overbearing presence of an inefficient, heavily regulated state that crimps the development of independent enterprises and business activity” (Campante and Chor 174)....   [tags: Politics, Anti-western Policy]
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An Annotated Bibliography on the Arab- Israeli Conflict - ... He points out that Palestinians are not individual nationalists but they have always associated themselves with the larger Arab nation and claims that the Jews have existed in Israel for a very long time, even prior to the establishment of the sovereign state. The book also mentions the plight of the Jews, who were termed as “illegal immigrants” during the British Mandate and the then confrontations between the Arabs, Jews and British. Accompanied by an array of detailed maps, photographs, graphs and illustrations, and an elaborate chronology of events, this book offers an in-depth and unbiased perception of both sides of the strife, its consequences and the inferences concerning the anarchy....   [tags: Karsh Ephraim, Global Issues, Book Analysis]
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Role of Geography in the Arab-Israeli Conflict - The lust for territory seems to be the real source of conflict, and until one group is satisfied, the appearance of religious conflict will exist in the Middle East. It seems as if the real truth needs to be portrayed to the rest of the world about the true reason for the Arab-Israeli conflict, which is geography and ultimately water. The lack of water stems from the Great Syrian Rift Zone, and causes damage to Israeli land which ultimately decreases the amount of water that flows into the Red Sea....   [tags: War, Middle East]
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Understanding the Arab Awakening by Kenneth Pollack - ... Trying to generalize the significance of the Arab Spring, Pollack later claimed that, although the it did not bring the desired results for all the people in respective countries, it did lead to democratization in some countries, even if still unstable one, and in the future could form the unified block of democracies and show the remaining authoritarian regimes how it works (ibid, p.06). Besides, it signaled the end of myths surrounding the Middle East population based on the supposed apathy towards their fates and the lack of understanding what democracy is (ibid, p.07)....   [tags: Reading Review, Literary Analysis]
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The Arab Minority in America - The Arab Minority in America Arab American is a long and proud history. Arab Americans have made significant contributions to society. They are doctors, lawyers, and educators to name just a few. What I’ll be discussing will be not only their contributions to society, but their stereotypes as well. To start off, Arab Americans have been assimilated into the American culture and society over the past hundred plus years. During this time there has been general loss of their historical culture....   [tags: Papers] 411 words
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Alienation in the lives of Arab Women - Alienation in the lives of Arab Women Alienation: al·ien·a·tion ( l y -n sh n, l - -) n. The act of alienating or the condition of being alienated; estrangement; isolation or dissociation. Alienation is a concept that is universal to all people of all cultures in the world and throughout all time periods. These feelings of alienation, in some form or another, have affected every human begin that has ever taken a breath and will until the race is extinct. It is these feelings of alienation that influence so many of our activities, our thoughts, and the way we shape our lives and the manner in which we form our societies....   [tags: Research Culture Arabic Essays]
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - The Arabs said it was their right to live in and lead Palestine because simply they had been living there for about 1300 years. Because of the holocaust (the Germans blamed the Jews for losing the war so the Jews were getting killed) and the pogroms (where the Russians blamed the Jews for the assassination of Tsar Alemandre, so the treated the Jews as slaves) more and more Jews were coming into Palestine. The Palestinians got mad so they asked the British to step in; they stopped unloading Jews to get on the land....   [tags: Threats To World Peace] 1006 words
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Arab - Israeli Wars - Since the United Nations partition of PALESTINE in 1947 and the establishment of the modern state of ISRAEL in 1948, there have been four major Arab-Israeli wars (1947-49, 1956, 1967, and 1973) and numerous intermittent battles. Although Egypt and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1979, hostility between Israel and the rest of its Arab neighbors, complicated by the demands of Palestinian Arabs, continued into the 1980s. THE FIRST PALESTINE WAR (1947-49) The first war began as a civil conflict between Palestinian Jews and Arabs following the United Nations recommendation of Nov....   [tags: essays research papers] 1663 words
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The Arab Isreali Conflict - The Arab Isreali Conflict The Arab-Israeli conflict came about from the notion of Political Zionism. Zionism is the belief that Jews constitute a nation (or a people) and that they deserve the right to return to what they consider to be their ancestral home, land of Israel (or Palestine). Political Zionism, the belief that Jews should establish a state for themselves in Palestine, was a revolutionary idea for the 19th Century. During World War I, Jews supported countries that constituted the Central Powers because they detested the tyranny of czarist Russia....   [tags: Papers] 1557 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - The Arab-Israeli Conflict The Arab-Israeli conflict is one of the most prolonged and bloody conflicts in not only modern history, but in the ancient world as well. The roots of the conflict, as well as the arguments on both sides, are as diversified and complicated as the conflict itself.      The Israelites started to conquer and settle the “land of Canaan,” which is present day Israel, in 1250 B.C.. King Solomon ruled the Israelites and the land of Israel from 961-922 B.C.. Following his reign, Israel was split up into two kingdoms....   [tags: History Arabic Israel Essays] 3551 words
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Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict - Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict A. The author of the book in source A thought that it was of equal fault, and neither side started the war alone. The author does however feel that Egypt was wrong in closing the Gulf of Aqaba blockading the Israeli port of Eilat because she knew Israel would reguard this as an act of war. Also though, the author thinks it was half started by the Israelis because it's arguable that they did it to save it's economy and to ward off political instability....   [tags: Papers] 2493 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - There were many factors which contributed to the wars between the Arabs and Israelis in 1956, 1967 and 1973. One of which was President Nasser's personality. In the 1950's a new president, Gamal Abdul Nasser, came to power in Egypt. President Nasser had a very strong and determined character and was very eager to get revenge on the Israelis for the 1948 war, which Egypt lost. President Nasser wanted to get Palestine back into the Arab control and to do this he had to unite the Arab world under his control....   [tags: Threats To World Peace] 2280 words
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Nasser The Last Arab - A Report on a Previously Read Book Entitled: Nasser; The Last Arab Written by Said K. Aburish I chose a book titled "Nasser; The Last Arab" written by Said K. Aburish. This book is a bibliography written about a former Egyptian president named Gamal Abdel Nasser. Many refer to Nasser as the most powerful and brilliant political leader who achieved unprecedented popularity in both Egypt and the Arab world. He was said to be the most influential leader of the Arab world. Nasser was born in Alexandria on January 15th, 1918 as the son of a postman....   [tags: Said K. Aburish] 1279 words
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The Writing of Arab Female Novelists - The Writing of Arab Female Novelists The Story of Arab women novelists reflects, in many ways, the story of most women in different disciplines: it is the story of abundant creativity with very few rights or sometimes no rights at all. It is the story of a group of women who were absented from the literary scene simply because their creativity and attitudes proved to be different from men's, who were and still are, the "mainstream" and the only arbiters who decide what is literally valuable and what is not....   [tags: Culture Cultural]
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The Arab Israeli Conflict - The Arab Israeli Conflict For the past 70 years, there have been many events which are important to study when we consider their impact on today's stalemate between the Palestinians and the Israelis, but two of the most important to examine in great depth is the Creation of Israel in 1948, and the "Six Day War" in 1967. Both events have contributed to the four main barriers to peace, which I will explain towards the end of my coursework, and have changed the leadership, land ownership and status of the Israelis in particular to today's crisis....   [tags: Papers] 2101 words
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Population in the Arab World - Population in the Arab World During the last hundred years the population of the Arab world was doubled more than ten times. This was mainly due to the improvement of health care, education, employment and immigration to the big cities, and sometimes other countries. This change in the population caused a lot of as the number of people is much more than the resources available for them. In the past, there was poor medical care, which led to the death of many people, especially children. The family was used to getting the kids 3 or 4 survive....   [tags: Papers] 340 words
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Arab Women and Education - Arab Women and Education Whether it was the impoverished desert village, the war torn hills of Beirut, affluent Barqais, the jet set in London and Paris, or the enclosed lives of women in a harem in Morocco, the female characters in these novels all shared five common threads that dealt with the family and the search for identity. In my reading of five novels about Arab women from backgrounds and in situations as diverse as I thought possible, I was surprised to find this common thread running through every piece of literature....   [tags: Family Identity Essays] 7537 words
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Arab-Israeli Conflict - Arab-Israeli Conflict During the First World War (1914-1918), Britain met with problems concerning promises made, yet not being kept. Britain, knowing that it needed all the help it could get against the German allies, promised land to people who desperately wanted it. However, as it was revealed Britain had no intention of honouring their word. The first promise to be made was to the Arabs, in a desperate attempt to overpower one of the countries the British were fighting; the Turks....   [tags: Papers] 1776 words
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Frontiers of an Arab Woman - Frontiers of an Arab Woman “When you spend a whole day among the trees, waking up with walls as horizons becomes unbearable (Mernissi, 59).” One would assume that in the face of woman’s liberation-access to an equal and higher education, choice of a husband and access to a prosperous/independent future-that a woman would be positioned to escape gender oppression. However, this is not the case for the Arab women of Fatima Mernissi’s Dreams of Trespass and Ahdaf Soueif’s In the Eye of the Sun. The two main characters of these novels-Asya and Mernissi herself-enable the reader to understand how gender inequality is rooted in the frontiers and accepted social norms that are defined by the community and adhered to by the individual....   [tags: Culture Cultural Marriage Essays] 4688 words
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Arab-israeli Conflict - On November 29, 1947, the United Nations voted to divide the Middle Eastern land called Palestine into two independent nations, one Arab and one Jewish. On May 14, 1948, a new nation was born: Israel. The Jews of Israel and the world celebrated with joy and gladness, because for over two thousand years, they had hoped to return to the land of their heritage. (Silverman, 1) However with Jews from all around the world returning to Israel, the Arabs residing in this land were forced into exile. The rebirth of Israel marked the beginning of conflict, violence, and peace treaties between the Arabs and the Jews of the Middle East....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - In 1948 the Jewish state of Israel was created out of the land of Palestine; the homeland of many Arabs who have lived there since the middle ages. Since then there has been continual conflict between the Arabs and the Israelis. From about 1500 BC, the Jewish people have lived in the land of Palestine. In the first century AD, Palestine was controlled by the powerful Romans. In AD 70 and again in AD 135 the Jews revolted against their Roman Rulers. The Romans crushed both the revolts severely and destroyed the city of Jerusalem, which included most of the temple, and expelled them from their lands....   [tags: Threats To World Peace] 3007 words
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Self-Determination in Arab Society - Self-Determination in Arab Society Since World War Two, much of the developing world has been in transition. One such idea that saw a re-birth was that of self-determination-- be it on the national level or on the personal level. Self-determination on a national level means the independence of a country; on a personal level, it is the determination of one own fate. This can be seen in various ways with our five women characters, Maha, Um Saad, Nadia, Yusra and Suad. In the forward of Daughters of Abraham, Karen Armstrong notes that Islam is "adamantly opposed to the subjection of one human being by another," "insist that men and women were created by God image" and "both sexes have equal rights and responsibilities before God." Strong and resourceful women have played a key role in history and yet Islam has pushed women into an inferior and marginal position, excluding them from full participation in the social, cultural and religious life of the community....   [tags: Arabic Culture Cultural Essays] 5933 words
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Arab Israeli Conflict and Holocaust. - The Holocaust was the almost complete destruction of Jews and others by the Nazis during World War II, which lasted between1939 and 1945. We can learn much from this event and ways to prevent similar events from happening again. However, it can be compared to today’s Arab Israeli Conflict, which is the cause of a dispute over the land of Palestine. The Holocaust was the worst genocide in history. The Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler wanted to eliminate all Jews as part of his plan for world power. Jews were not the only victims of the Nazis during W.W.II....   [tags: essays research papers] 780 words
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The Arab- Israeli Dispute Study - The Arab- Israeli Dispute Study The Arab- Israeli dispute has been ongoing for thousands of years. In the Old Testament of the Bible the story of Moses is found, this is about a young man who leads the Jewish people out of Egypt and into Israel. This happened Before Christ when the Jews were slaves to the Egyptians. When Moses was born into his Jewish family, the Pharaoh ordered all of the baby Jewish boys to be killed. However, Moses survived and was eventually raised by the Pharaoh's daughter....   [tags: Papers] 2014 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - The current conflict in the Middle East between the Israeli Jews and the Palestinian Arabs has many historical roots. Several events in the history of this conflict have been very important and also have a strong connection with the current situation between the two sides. One of these important events was the Nazi Holocaust. During the Second World War the Jews were persecuted by the Nazis and sent to concentration camps. By the end of the war in 1945 6 million Jews were killed and 250,000 were freed from the concentration camps....   [tags: Threats To World Peace] 662 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict - The Arab-Israeli conflict has been ongoing for many years and so far a peaceful solution to the violence has not been reached. The 'peace process' aims to find a just, fair and lasting peace solution to the conflict in the Middle East. The USA in particular has been very active in looking for a peace solution. This is because Israel is their ally. There are several million Jews in the USA and many send money to support Israel. Also the Arabs used oil as a very successful weapon in the Yom Kippur War, and the West depends on this oil....   [tags: Threats To World Peace] 1095 words
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Sociolinguistics and Development of Israel’s Arab Minority - The objective of this report is to give a concise study regarding the Arab minority in Israel. It will trace some significant issues that have impacted the overall linguistic reality, nevertheless the marginalization of Arabs in that small but complex country. It will track the language policy adopted in that country, the educational, political,practical,social,ideological reasons that have lead to the Arabic status in Israel. Spolsky and shohamy(1999a:41)suggest an obvious difference among three things, language practices language ideology and language policy....   [tags: Arabic in Israel] 1354 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Protecting Democracy in the Middle East - Standing in front of the Knesset, the Prime Minister-designate gives a stern welcome to his fellow legislators. “I do not stand here with the glee of victory, but with a sense of grave responsibility in testing times,” he says. What has brought Benjamin Netanyahu to the head of government in Israel is the need to bring peace, to bring about an end to violence, and to erase the misdeeds of the past and renew the spirit of cooperation and harmony in the Middle East. It is a task of mammoth proportions, rife with possibilities for failure, but one which is the responsibility of any government that is to be taken seriously by the international community to undertake....   [tags: International Politics ]
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United Arab Emirates: How Tourism Shaped Dubai - ... Much of the emphasis is put on the creation of landmarks and world-class structures such as the Dubai Mall, the largest mall in the world and the Burj Dubai, the tallest building in the world (Pacione, 2005). Difficulties of Urban Development. Although Dubai is quickly gaining popularity for their world-class attractions, the city has begun to encounter problems within its own population. Some problems the city is now facing include land ownership/distribution, adequate housing, modern public transportation systems and the polarization of the low-income class and the wealthy....   [tags: Middle East, globalization, oil, economy, growth]
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Wealth and Poverty in Biblical and Arab Bedouin Proverbs - ... الذل مع القلة] )” (Kassis 164) At the same time one doesn’t need to be overwhelmingly wealthy to have any sort of honor in society. One can simply have very little simplifying that they are independent individuals since something is better than nothing Bailey argues when discussing the following Bedouin proverb” Be mindful of your small-stock, they’ll save you from disgrace. (حشم غنمك إللي مع البدو يذريك)” (Bailey 59) Bailey also discusses how people ask for wealth in their prayers to get the necessities: “May God bless me with an obedient wife, a swift filly, and a spacious tent ....   [tags: religion, God, bible]
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September 11 and Arab-Israeli Peace - The current war on terrorism creates a great opportunity to advance the Arab-Israeli peace process. In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks, some argued that the most effective way to prevent future attacks would be to address the root causes of terrorism, notably the Palestinian issue. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon indeed became alarmed that in its attempts to build a wide coalition, one that includes as many Arab and Muslim states as possible, the United States might "appease" the Arabs....   [tags: Threats to World Peace] 909 words
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The Effectiveness of the Arab and Israeli Peace Initiatives - The Effectiveness of the Arab and Israeli Peace Initiatives The Arab and Israeli peace initiatives that have taken place between the 1970s and 1990s have been both successful and unsuccessful; however the successful initiatives have been limited in reaching the ultimate goal of peace between the Arabs and Israelis. There have been three major peace initiatives that include the Camp David Accords, Madrid Peace Conference and the Oslo Accords. To assess the effectiveness of these peace initiatives, a look at how successful the outcomes are will be necessary to make a judgement....   [tags: Papers] 1337 words
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Gcse Arab Israeli Conflict Que - 1. Looking at where this source came from, (a history book), my primary opinion would be that the author should place no blame at all on either parties detailed in his writings. The purpose of a history book is not to put forward the opinions of the writer, but to display the facts and events of the time period in question. However, as is most common nowadays, books such as these can be used by governments as propaganda, and for all I know the author could be extremely biased. Then, the date should give a further clue before any of the material in question has even been read....   [tags: essays research papers] 817 words
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The Arab-Israeli Conflict and Outside Influence on It - The Arab-Israeli Conflict and Outside Influence on It The history of the Arab-Israeli conflict has always been an international one. It has never been simply a local problem. Foreign powers have been involved since 1914, and, since 1973, the whole world has been affected by the rise in oil prices, which are a consequence of the Yom Kippur War. The first sign of trouble between the two religious groups came just after the First World War when tension between the two groups grew when some Jews migrated to Palestine....   [tags: Papers] 1273 words
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Six Day War: Operation Moked - ... The major opponents to Israel included: Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, and Kuwait. With the assets of these forces combined Israel was out numbered in all respects. Israeli forces, under General Dayan’s command, knew this all too well. Training and planning went on for 10 years in preparation for conflict with a force nearly twice its size. Post Operation Moked it quickly became apparent that the enemy’s lack of training and planning allowed Israel to gain the upper hand within the first hours....   [tags: Israeli Military, Arab League]
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Slavery in Sudan - ... When the British took control of Egypt in 1880. The British – Egyptian rules started. This rule allows the British could administer the north and south Sudan as separate colonies. If people from the south wanted to go to the north part or vice versa, they must have a passport to make business. One of these businesses was slave trade. The social division occurs basing these two rules. Sudan was divided in its religious, languages, and customs. Sudanese culture has two heritages. The impacts of civil wars and internal conflict changed the form of living in the country....   [tags: history, arab heritage]
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The Arghul - ... It consists of two tubes: a melody pipe with several holes punctured into it (usually five to seven) and the longer drone (or chord) pipe. The embouchure needed to play an Arghul is very similar to that of other single-reed instruments, including the modern-day clarinet. Unlike European and modern music though, which tend to articulate more, the Arghul musician must produce a continuous tone without interruption. This is achieved by breathing in through the nose and breathing out through the mouth via a process called circular breathing....   [tags: Arab Sounds, Reed Instruments] 976 words
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