The Middle East, if I may adopt a term which I have not seen, will some day need
its Malta, as well as its Gibraltar; it does not follow that either will be in the ...
Apr 4, 2013 ... Despite its Eurocentrism, even people in the Middle East now use the term ....
their name from the same body of water that touches many of the “Middle Eastern
” countries. ... Where did this stupid term called the Middle East come from? ....
That's what happens when you get most of your information from ...
Jun 17, 2016 ... It has been long used . no one really knows where it comes from, but! it's been
only a century that middle east is being used with its current ...
Feb 24, 2012 ... So, what about those three confusing phrases: Far East, Middle East, and ... to
China, Japan and other countries on the eastern rim of Asia, but its use has ...
How did the Red Sea, Yellow Sea and Black Sea get their names?
Few places in the Middle East get the 40 to 50 inches of rain each year that falls
in .... The famous mocha coffee got its name from the ancient South Arabian ...
Dec 14, 2013 ... Both men also had intimate knowledge of the Middle East. ... When that
independence did not materialise after World War One, ... to assertive
nationalism whose main objective was getting rid of the ... The agreement took its
name from its negotiators, Sir Mark Sykes of Britain and Georges Picot of France.
Jun 28, 2006 ... It's the definite article in Arabic—the equivalent of "the" in English. Surnames ...
Sometimes the "al-" gets smushed in with the rest of the word.
When I discovered a town with a Middle Eastern name, I marked it on my map.
Often I would ... How else does one explain Arabia, Nebraska or Aladdin,
Wyoming? .... That's how Medina, Ohio, got its name, but it's not the whole story.
In fact ...
Dec 15, 2011 ... The name of the country in Persian apparently was Iran so this was a natural ...
as with the advent of Reza Shah Persia had turned a new leaf in its history and
had .... Why does only Iran have a Governor of the Jurisprudence?
It has demanded that Muslims across the world swear allegiance to its leader ...
Isis declared the creation of a caliphate and changed its name to "Islamic State".
.... Where does IS get its money from? ... It initially relied on wealthy private
donors and Islamic charities in the Middle East keen to oust Syria's President...