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  • Story

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    lately they happen to the people of Israel and Palestine almost every day. Lets us travel back to September last year with what started out as a disagreement regarding land became violent. The countries' leaders, Ariel Sharon of Israel and Yasser Arafat of Palestine, have made attempts at armistice, but both sides were unable to agree on anything. My essay is going to cover three major points: one, where the United States stands in this war that is being waged. Two, how this whole thing started and

  • The Haj, A Religious Pilgrimage To The City Of Mecca

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    participants travel to Arafat, the place where Muhammad gave his final sermon. This day of prayer is said to be the crux of the Pilgrimage, as they are physically standing in the location one of their most respected and exonerated religious figures once stood. Here, they pray that their past sins will be forgiven, and Allah will accept them as they continue on their journey (Saudi Embassy, “Hajj”). After this day of prayer, they spend the night in a town called Muzdalifa, a town between Arafat and Mina (Molloy

  • Explaining Hajj

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    those who are able to travel to Makkah, the Hajj is said to be the peak of their religious life. Hajj is an obligation. It is the duty of every Muslim who can afford it and who is physically fit to visit the Ka'bah and stand before God at Mount Arafat, at least once in their lifetime. Some people save money their entire lives in order to be able to go on the pilgrimage. Others save money in a group so that they can send one representative to go for them. This way they can experience Hajj without

  • The Importance Of Language And Communication

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    Language and Communication 2. Humans communicate in many ways, both verbally and non-verbally. Select any paralinguistic method of communication, define it, and explain how it functions in the ability of humans to communicate. (10 Points) When humans speak, they use a variety of ways to get their message to their receiver. The channel in which the message travels to the receiver can represent many different things. For example, tone of voice, body language, or even the use of sarcasm could affect

  • Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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    Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict goes back many decades, to when the UN formed Israel in 1948. The conflict is between the Israelis who are Jewish, and the Palestinians who are Arabs, with both sides fighting over land rights in the Middle East. The surrounding countries of Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Lebanon, support the Palestinians, in their fight to get their homeland back. The Palestinian supporting countries immediately attacked Israel, and a

  • Hajj and Its Importance to Muslims

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    Hajj and Its Importance to Muslims Hajj is a once in a lifetime pilgrimage of Muslims to Mecca. It is in Saudi Arabia, in the Middle East in Asia. Hajj should be performed at least once in a Muslims lifetime. For Muslims, the Hajj is the fifth and final pillar of Islam. It occurs in the month of Dhul Hijjah, which is the twelfth month of the Islamic calendar. The hajj makes Muslims feel the real importance of life here on earth, and the after-life and shows the real meaning of life. During

  • The Effectiveness of the Arab and Israeli Peace Initiatives

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    The Effectiveness of the Arab and Israeli Peace Initiatives Piggott, L & Rutland, S. (1998) "OneLand: Two Peoples" Australia: Science Press Bickerton, I & Pearson, M.N. (1990) THE ARAB ISRAELI CONFLICT Australia: Longman Cheshire Pty Ltd. CONTESTED SPACES Chapter 7 - The Peace Process 1973-1979 Key Historiographical Issues - the meaning of the Camp David Accords - impact of Likud and the settler movement on the peace process - impact of Palestinian terrorist activity on

  • Jihad In Islam And Islam

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    One could debate endlessly over the definition and what exactly Jihad is, I’m certain many have. The very basic definition of the word simply means “struggle,” not to gain money or power but merely to bring people to Islam. The common western idea - or misconception - is that Jihad is a holy war or justification for terrorism. Very rarely are there any two religious groups that will agree on the exact deeper meanings of Jihad. There are also some groups that may believe the same basic definition

  • Beirut - A Society of War

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    accustomed to the never ending daily gun fire, car bombs, and kidnappings (Friedman 22). Beirut had always been a hot zone for middle eastern conflict, but in 1970 when the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), under the control of Yasir Arafat, moved to West Beirut after be... ... middle of paper ... ...stakes in the Lebanese Civil War, but then we are certainly destined to make more mistakes in the future, whether it be as becoming too isolationist or in intervening where we should

  • The Israeli - Palestinian Conflict

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    Just as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is “not an ‘age-old’ conflict,” neither is the acceptance of a two-state solution as the remedy for the turmoil it has spurred (10). Instead, this notion has slowly developed over time from a litany of factors. In the context of Israel, Alan Dowty flags three notions as especially impactful. First, Israeli acceptance of a two-state solution stems from the First Intifada, which “created for the first time an apparent majority among both Palestinians and Israelis