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Isreal
The Negev desert covers almost half of this country
Iraq
This country invaded its neightbor Kuwait in 1990
Egypt
The life line of this country is the Nile River
Turkey
Istanbul, this nations largest city is the only city located on two continents. Europe and Asia
Lebanon
This country is the most densely wooded country in Southwest Asia
Afganistan
The Khyber Pass is the major trade route linking Southwest asia to Asia it cuts through the Hindu Kush in this country
Jordon
King Hussain ruled this country
Syria
Damascus in the oldest continuoulsy inhabited city in the world it is the capital of this country
Iran
More than half of this countries population come from Persia and speak Farsi
Iran
They speak Farsi in this country
Isreal
Population made up of Jews and Palistinians
Iraq
Kurds are second largest group in this country
Lebanon
a Civil war from 1975-1991 almost destroyed the economy here
Bedouins
nomadic desert people that follow a traditional way of life
syria
Who built dams on the euphrates river
An order that restrict trade with another country
Embargo
Shah
Persian Kings
What country was invaded by Iraq in the persian Gulf war
Kuwait
Mountain range in Afganistan
Hindu Kush
Ara that is built up by rich fertile soil left by river floods
Alluvial Plain