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Different scenarios of tension in the Middle East

Different scenarios of tension in the Middle East

Doggerland. A map showing Doggerland, a region of northwest Europe home to Mesolithic people before sea level rose to inundate this area and create the Europe we are familiar with today.  Map via National Geographic magazine.

Doggerland. A map showing Doggerland, a region of northwest Europe home to Mesolithic people before sea level rose to inundate this area and create the Europe we are familiar with today. Map via National Geographic magazine.

France Encourages Peace Between Moscow and the West If Russia Cooperates

France Encourages Peace Between Moscow and the West If Russia Cooperates

Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. ON APRIL 2nd, Iran and six world powers (America, Russia, China, Britain, France...

The Middle Eastern mesh

Audio and Video content on Economist.com requires a browser that can handle iFrames. ON APRIL 2nd, Iran and six world powers (America, Russia, China, Britain, France...

Although Arabic speakers made up nearly half the empire’s population in 1914, nationalism had not penetrated their hearts to any­thing like the extent that it had those of the peoples of the Balkans or the Armenians of eastern Anatolia. An important reason was that the Arabic speakers were far from homogeneous in terms of religion. Most were Sunnis, but many were not. In Greater Syria taken as a whole, 20 per cent or more of the population was Christian. There were important areas…

Although Arabic speakers made up nearly half the empire’s population in 1914, nationalism had not penetrated their hearts to any­thing like the extent that it had those of the peoples of the Balkans or the Armenians of eastern Anatolia. An important reason was that the Arabic speakers were far from homogeneous in terms of religion. Most were Sunnis, but many were not. In Greater Syria taken as a whole, 20 per cent or more of the population was Christian. There were important areas…

Early Rus - Garðaríki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Early Rus - Garðaríki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Map of the Crusades and the subsequent Mamluk defeat of the Christian Kingdoms.

Map of the Crusades and the subsequent Mamluk defeat of the Christian Kingdoms.

VirtualANI - Map of the Deserted Armenian City of Ani.  Incredible historic Armenian city on the Turkish Armenian border, but on the wrong/Turkish side!

VirtualANI - Map of the Deserted Armenian City of Ani. Incredible historic Armenian city on the Turkish Armenian border, but on the wrong/Turkish side!

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