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Xenophon's Anabasis, or The Expedition of Cyrus (Oxford

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Efforts to improve female education in MENA countries need to go beyond rhetoric and should involve policies and programs with measurable results. People with leprosy "are deprived of the opportunity to work and help themselves acquire the necessaries of life; and the fear of their illness ever outweighs any hope in their minds for well-being ... In II: 199, the education of blind youths to memorise the Mishnah or the Talmud accurately, and to recite from these texts in the traditional singing manner, gave some blind men employment as tanna'im (repeaters) in the yeshiva, supplying those centres of scholarship, law and education with 'living encyclopedias' of oral tradition. [This education of blind youths preceded by many centuries the 'blind schools' opened in Western Europe from the 1790s onward, as did its counterparts in the Coptic and Islamic traditions of Egypt.
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The Spiders of Allah

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The victorious Allies transformed the Middle East into its current form, with its European-designed names, flags, and borders. In 2011 and 2012, protesters marched in Jordan too, with demonstrations sometimes reaching the thousands. HUB for 'deaf' seems to be accepted as a Sumerian term, used also more widely ( e.g. in Hittite, see GOETZE 1971, pp. 78-79, also in a context of palace servants). [The modest quantity of scholarly literature making reference to the seal of Aman-Eshtar (-Ashtar, -Ishtar) is almost entirely preoccupied by the identification of Tuta-napshum and details of her life -- the female servant is an incidental.
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Profits of War: Inside the Secret U.S.-Israeli Arms Network

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Israel and the Western powers supporting its project have imposed a state of permanent war in the region. GILADI, Avner (1989) Concepts of childhood and attitudes toward children in Medieval Islam. I made the effort of writing this so that none of you should fall to this horrible propaganda. "As for what a true martyr can expect, Chief Mufti of the Palestinian Authority Police, Sheik Abd Al-Salam Skheidm, spelled it out in 1999. "From the moment his first drop of blood spills, he feels no pain and he is absolved of all his sins; he sees his seat in heaven; he is spared the tortures of the grave; he is spared the horrors of the Day of Judgment; he is married to 70 black-eyed women; he can vouch for 70 of his family members to enter paradise; he earns the crown of glory, whose precious stone is worth all the world." (Mona Charen, "U.
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Odd Times In Turkey: Memories of a Trip to Turkey in June of

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Just like his father, Otto I succeeded in protecting Germans against Magyar invaders. The work plan of this body would include the development and implementation of integrated conservation, restoration, and maintenance programmes. The Spaniard Badia y Leblich traveled in Morocco at the end of the nineteenth century as a Muslim named Ali Bey and reported the Jews there to be "in the most abject state of slavery." [18] William Shaler, the U. The formal rollout for OPEC was made in Baghdad on September 14, 1960.
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Cleopatra: A Study

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Deeply concerned by the Ottoman discourses that portrayed the war as a jihad, and fearful lest Muslims throughout the wider British Empire rise up to support the Ottoman cause (and thereby the Central Powers), British leaders made extra efforts to cultivate wartime alliances with Muslim dignitaries who could offset the Ottoman bid for Muslim support. Israel also shelled a UN shelter killing about 100 out of 800 civilians sheltering there.
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Blood, Sweat and Tears: An Irish Soldier's Story of Love and

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Huge masses of people met untimely death because of this plague and it significantly reduced the economic and political power of the kingdoms of Europe. The main foods you got out of these grains were pancakes, waffles, and pretzels. S. support in the 1970s and 1980s despite widespread repression and authoritarian rule; when it opened up its political system in the early 1990s, the U. With their weapons of iron, as well as their highly maneuverable horse-drawn war chariots, they held a decided military advantage.
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Out of Iraq

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In 1991, during the Gulf War, Arafat aligned himself with Saddam Hussein, whom he praised as "the defender of the Arab nation, of Muslims, and of free men everywhere." 5. Also notice the Mediterranian Sea, the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf which are essential to trade throughout this region. This event, together with some other collisions, assembled the supercontinent of Gondwana in the southern hemisphere, comprising Africa, India, Australia, Antarctica, and South America. Some of these conjectural meanings make up for the curious lack of blindness proverbs in the initial batch.
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Ten Months in Iran

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They were free to form partnerships under Islamic law and to have any conflicts resolved in Islamic courts. A little less long ago: A guy named Noah changes everyone’s opinion of Turkey as a tourist destination by taking his family on a cruise there. 2500 B. Egyptian literature identifies them as being “Sea People.” Because several ethnic groups comprised the Sea People, it is probable that Philistia was ethnically diverse, as well, and that the Philistines were the dominant group.
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Saddam's Bombmaker: The Terrifiying Inside Story of the

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In the study of Villares et al. [ 26 ], different types of bioactive organic compounds showing antioxidant activities were isolated from Tuber sp. The supposed letter gave a critical description of Jews (and Christians, and other Egyptians) at Alexandria: "They are a folk most seditious, most deceitful, most given to injury; but their city is prosperous, rich and fruitful, and in it no one is idle. Milford reservoir is five miles north of this marker.
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...and a hard rain fell: A GI's True Story of the War in

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Plan your visit - find hours of operation, admission fees, directions to site, history, and contact information The craft of perfumery is an essential part of Muslim culture. In Israel the Egyptian-Syrian union was viewed somewhat differently. He is reported to have gone to school with ordinary children and learnt to read and to play music ( p. 107), perhaps an early example of 'inclusive education'. The first manifestation of this was in Aden, the longest-lasting British colony, where the weakening of Egypt in the war with Israel had the paradoxical consequence of unleashing a far-left guerrilla movement that took power in the wake of the British withdrawal in November 1967 and established the People's Republic of South Yemen, later the only case of an Arab communist state; the second was in Iraq in July 1968, when the Ba'ath Party definitively took power, leading to the thirty-five year rule of Saddam Hussein and his associates; the third was in Libya in September 1969, where the radical military around Muammar al-Gaddafi overthrew King Idris.