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Capital of Saudia Arabia Riyadh
Location of Saudia Arabia MiddleEast
Year Saudia Arabia gained independance 1932
Sea between Egypt and Saudia Arabia RedSea
Official language in Saudia Arabia Arobic
Currency used in Saudia Arabia SaudiRiyal
Country Saudia Arabia gained it's independence from Aboulaziz
Percentage of literate adults in Saudia Arabia 75
Religion practiced in Saudia Arabia Muslim
Life expectancy in Saudia Arabia 72

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The Middle East Word Search

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Sunni
Shia
Jewish
Anti-semtism
Tailban
Dead Sea
Pakistan
Israel
Red Sea
Persian gulf
Turkey
Afghanistan
Al-qeuda
Chirstain
Hussein
Iran
Iraq
Iraq invasion
Islam
Muslim
Oil
Oil reserves
Osama bin-Latin
Ottoman Empire
Saudi Arabia

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Middle east geography Crossword

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Runs through pakistan and india flows into arabian sea Indus river
A sea that is inbetween saudi arabia and egypt Red sea
southeast through Iraq, where in the southern part of that country it merges with the Euphrates Tigris
flows southwesterly across east-central Turkey, then generally southeast through Syria and Iraq, ending in the waters of the Persian Gulf. It joins with the Tigris Euphrates
A body of water that is next to pakistan Arabian sea
River that is in egypt Nile river
Runs into red sea inbetween omwn and iran Gulf of aden
Near kuwait runs into gulf of omen Persian gulf
Runs into arabian sea meets with persian gulf Gulf of omen
Moutain range that runs parellel to the western coast of the indian peninsula and is entirley in india Western ghats moutains

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Southwest Asia Crossword

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What is the largest river Euphrates river
The majority of Saudi Arabia is covered in whst landform Deserts
Non renewable natural resource has contributed to the growth of the Middle East Oil
Which religion do most southwest Asia practice Islam
Who makes up the largest ethnic group in turkey Kurds
What is the oldest religion of the Middle East Judaism
Which war was caused over oil Persian gulf
What form of government does Saudi Arabia have Monarchy
What form of government does Iraq have Theocracy
A major environmental issue facing the countries of the Middle East is the pollution of Water sources
The Torah which contains the mosaic law is most often used in Judaism

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Middle East Vocabulary Crossword

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Religious leaders hold the power IRAN
One of the world's most important source of oil IRAQ
The birthplace of several different religious ISREAL
Most Turkish people live here TURKEY
Has been in war for years AFGHANISTAN
Is the home to the religion of Islam SAUDI ARABIA
Independent small country, Borders Egypt and Israel GAZA STRIP
Northern part of Indian Ocean bounded by by Pakistan and Iran ARABIAN SEA
Connects Red Sea to Mediterranean Sea SUEZ CANAL
Lies between Strait of Hormuz and the Indian Ocean PERSIAN GULF
Flows through northeast Iran and the southwest to the Arabian Peninsula TIGRIS RIVER
Flow through Jordan JORDAN RIVER
One of the most historically important rivers in western Asia EUPHRATES RIVER
Between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf STRAIT OF HORMUZ
method in which water is supplied to plants at regular intervals for agriculture IRRIGATION
Water that is contamination WATER POLLUTION
The unbalanced division of anything UNEQUAL DISTRIBUTION
An ethnic group that the native language is a variety of Arabic ARAB
A ethnic group that was with the Ottoman Empire KURD
Believes the new leader should be in the prophets Muhammad's bloodline SUNNI
Believed in the teachings of Muhammad ISLAM
Newest Religion JUDAISM
World's largest religion CHRISTIANITY
A variety. State of being diverse. DIVERSITY
Believed the new leader should be of the head of state SHIA MUSLIM
a community who share a common cultural background ETHNIC GROUP
A set of individuals whose identity as such is distinctive in common doctrines, practicers or rituals RELIGIOUS GROUP

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The Middle East Crossword

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A kingdom in a north and central arabia Saudi Arabia
The christian religion, including the Cathlioc church Christianity
The monotheistic religion of the Jews Judaism
The religious faith of muslims Islam
A republic in SW Asia Iraq
Another republic in SW Asia Iran
A city in West Romania or a town in southern Israel Arad
A republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean. Israel
A member of an Islamic people speaking Kurdish Kurd
The montery value of goods and services GDP
A seawater of the Indian Ocean Red Sea
The river flows South from the mountains of Turkey through Iraq Tigris River
Together with the Tigris Euphrates River
Sea level waterway in Egypt Suez Canal
A narrow, between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf Strait of Hormuz
A mediterranean sea in Western Asia Persian Gulf

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Rise of Islam Crossword

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a small fertile or green area in a desert region, usually having a spring or well. Oasis
the patriarch of a tribe or family; chief: a term of polite address. Sheikh
a group of travelers, as merchants or pilgrims, journeying together for safety in passing through deserts, hostile territory, etc Caravan
a Muslim temple or place of public worship. Mosque
the branch of mathematics that deals with general statements of relations, utilizing letters and other symbols to represent specific sets of numbers, values, vectors, etc., in the description of such relations. Algebra
any substance or substances used in treating disease or illness; medicament; remedy. Medicine
the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. Mathematics
Persian poet and mathematician. omar khayyam
the religious faith of Muslims, based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad and taught by the Koran, the basic principle of which is absolute submission to a unique and personal god, Allah Islam
a person who speaks for God or a deity, or by divine inspiration. Prophet
founder of Islam. Muhammad
a Semitic language that developed out of the language of the Arabians of the time of Muhammad, now spoken in countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Arabic
, sultan of the Ottoman Empire suleiman i
a city in and the capital of Iraq, in the central part, on the Tigris Baghdad
a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris-Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. Iraq
a city in and the capital of Hejaz, in W Saudi Arabia: birthplace of Muhammad; spiritual center of Islam. Mekkah
a region in Saudi Arabia bordering on the Red Sea, formerly an independent kingdom: contains the Islamic holy cities of Medina and Mecca. Hejaz
religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. Christianity
a group of nations or peoples ruled over by an emperor, empress, or other powerful sovereign or government: Empire
of or relating to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam. Muslim

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The World of Islam Crossword

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monotheistic religion that emerged in the Arabian Peninsula during the 7th century AD Islam
a pilgrimage to Makkah, one of the requirements of the 5 Pillars of Islam hajj
the ruler of an Arabic tribe, chosen from one of the leading families by the council of elders sheikh
the holy scriptures of the religion of Islam Quran
a Muslim group that only accepts descendants of the Umayyads as the true rulers of Islam Sunni
"struggle in the way of God" jihad
a law code drawn up by Muslim scholars after Muhammad's death; it provided believers with a set of practical laws to regulate their daily lives shari'ah
a Muslim group that accepts only the decendants of Muhammad's son-in-law Ali as the true rulers of Islam Shiite
A Muslim house of worship mosque
A high government official in ancient Egypt or in Muslim countries Vizier
"Holder of power"; the military and political head of state under the Seljuk Turks and the Ottomans sultan
A successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temperoal leader of the Muslims caliph
A covered market in Islamic cities bazaar
Geometric patterns repeated over and over to completely cover a surface with decorations arabesque
The crier that calls the Muslim faithful to prayer from the minaret of a mosque muezzin
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by observing the positions of stars astrolabe
The tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer 5 times a day minaret
Arabic for "God"; the supreme god of Islam Allah
the journey of Muhammad and his followers to Madinah in 622, which became year 1 of the official calendar of Islam Hijrah
a successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temporal leader of the Muslims caliph
the tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day minaret
Lasted from 750-1258 after the Umayyad dynasty and was a more prosperous time; Baghdad became the capital and both Arab and non-Arab Muslims could hold civil and military offices Abbasid dynasty
Islamic leader after Muhammad who expanded and united the Muslim world Abū Bakr
peninsula between Egypt and Mesopotamia; mostly desert land Arabian Peninsula
capital during the Abbasid dynasty Baghdad
site in Gaul (now France) that halted the Arab expansion in Europe Battle of Tours
Arabs living in the desert who were among the first to convert to Islam bedouin
sea north of Persia; Arab traders carried goods here and beyond Caspian Sea
capital of Umayyad, Spain; largest city in Europe after Constantinople in 750 Córdoba
dynasty that arose in Egypt after Abbasid dynasty; focus of trade shifted to Cairo, Egypt Fatimids
acts of worship of the Islam faith: belief, prayer, charity, fasting, and pilgrimage Five Pillars of Islam
location in Spain where the Islamic palace Alhambra was built in the fourteenth century Granada
caliph of Abbasid dynasty; his reign is described as a golden age Hārūn al-Rashīd
Arabic historian in the fourteenth century who argued for a cyclical view of history Ibn Sīnā
Arabic philosopher in the twelfth century who wrote a commentary on Aristotle's surviving works Ibn-Khaldūn
Arabic philosopher and scientist who wrote a medical encyclopedia that among other things, stressed the contagious nature of certain diseases; also known as Avicenna Ibn-Rushd
Rich widow who became Muhammad's wife and became the first convert to Islam Khadija
"city of the prophet"; city to which Muhammad and his supporters went in 622 Madinah
Mecca, city in the Arabian Peninsula where Muhammad was born; location of the Kaaba, a holy shrine Arabs revered for its association with Abraham Makkah
Pastoral people who conquered much of the known world in the early thirteenth century with a destructive force Mongols
twelfth-century Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer; wrote the Rubaiyat Omar Khayyám
sultan of Egypt who took control of Syria; his army invaded Jerusalem in 1187 and destroyed the Christian crusaders there Saladin
nomadic people from central Asia who converted to Islam and took command of the empire in 1055 Seljuk Turks
greatly expanded the Arab Empire, ruled from 661 to 750 Umayyad dynasty
city of the prophet Madinah
Those who practice the religion of Islam Muslims
The journey of Madinah is known as Hijrah
They perform prescribed prayers five times a day prayer
Give part of their wealth to the poor Charity
Muslims refrain from food and drink from dawn to sunset Fasting
belivers are expected to make a _____________ to Makkah at least once in their lifetime Pilgrimage
Muslims believe there is no deity but the One God, and Muhammad is his messenger Belief
Who conquered the entire Persian Empire by 650? Arabs
"holder of power" Sultan
Who took over most of Anatolian Turks

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Middle east Crossword

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located in israel and located in west asia and flows throught the sea of gallilee jordan
The river flows south from the mountains of southeastern Turkey through Iraq and empties itself into the Persian Gulf tigris
is the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia. Together with the Tigris, it is one of the two defining rivers of Mesopotamia. eupharates
is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia red sea
is a small self-governing Palestinian territory on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, that borders Egypt on the southwest for 11 kilometers and Israel on the east and north along a 51 km border. gaza strip
is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia. An extension of the Indian Ocean through the Strait of Hormuz, it lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest. persian gulf
is a strait between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf. It provides the only sea passage from the Persian Gulf to the open ocean strait of hormuz
is a region of the northern Indian Ocean bounded on the north by Pakistan and Iran, on the west by northeastern Somalia and the Arabian Peninsula, and on the east by India arabian sea
is a parliamentary republic in Eurasia, mainly on the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. turkey
capital is ridyah saudi arabia
also known as Persia is a sovereign state in Western Asia iran
is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest, and Syria to the west. iraq
is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. It has land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria to the northeast, Jordan on the east, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the east and west, respectively, and Egypt to the southwest. israel
It is bordered by Pakistan in the south and east; Iran in the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan in the north; and China in the far northeast Afghanistan

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History Of The Middle East Crossword

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The religion of Jews Judaism
The religoius faith of muslims Islam
a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state Israel
the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. Christianity
a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris-Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia Iraq
a native or inhabitant of Saudi Arabia Saudi
a peninsula in SW Asia, including Saudi Arabia, Yemen Arab Republic, People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Arabia
a republic in central Asia, NW of India and E of Iran Afghanistan
an arm of the Indian Ocean, extending NW between Africa and Arabia: connected to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal Red Sea
a river in SW Asia, flowing SE from SE Turkey through Iraq, joining the Euphrates to form the Shatt-al-Arab Tigris River
a river in SW Asia, flowing from E Turkey through Syria and Iraq, joining the Tigris to form the Shatt-al-Arab near the Persian Gulf Euphrates River
an arm of the Arabian Sea, between SW Iran and Arabia Persian Gulf
a river in SW Asia, flowing from S Lebanon through the Sea of Galilee, then S between Israel and Jordan through W Jordan into the Dead Sea. Jordan River
Strait of, a strait between Iran and the United Arab Emirates, connecting the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. Strait Of Hormuz
Gross domestic product (GDP) is the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a country's borders in a specific time period GDP

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Middle East Vocab. Crossword

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a country occupying most of the Arabian sea Saudi Arabia
a country southwest of Asia and north o Saudi Arabia iraq
a republic southwest of asia iran
a coastal area on the east Mediterranean gaza strip
northwest of India and east of of Iran Afghanistan
connected to the Mediterranean sea by the Suez canal red sea
the northwest arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia Arabian sea
an arm of the Arabian Sea, between southwest Iran and Arabia. Persian gulf
a river in southwest Asia, flowing from east Turkey through Syria and Iraq Euphrates river
a country between Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea Isreal
a river in southeast Asia, flowing southeast from southeast Turkey through Iraq Tigris river

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