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Tall, slender tower attaced to a mosque.
Minaret
A person whose teachings are thought to be inspired by God.
Prophet
Acquiring colonies and building an empire.
Imperialism
Process of removing salt from sea water.
Desalination
Nomadic herders.
Bedouins
Organization formed to establish a homeland for the Palestinians.
PLO
Land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers; site of one of the world's oldest civiliations.
Mesopotamia
Worldly, not related to religion.
Secular
Belief in one god.
Monotheism
Holy wars fought to take back Jerusalem from the Arabs.
Crusades
A place in the desert where there is water.
Oasis
An organizaiton that controls the price and supply of oil.
OPEC
Migrant worker who works in another country where more money can be made.
Guest worker
Dry river beds that fill with water only after rain.
Wadis
Open air markets.
Bazaars & souks