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    My Misconception of Jordan The Middle East was nothing like I experienced it to be. I was expecting to see women fully covered from head to toe and very poor areas. Although that type of lifestyle does exist in the Middle East, I rarely saw it. In the Middle East, I stayed in Amman, Jordan. When I first arrived to my grandmother’s area I noticed every woman had their body and hair covered. The men wore sandals with jeans and regular t-shirts and no one drove nice cars. In Jordan it’s normal to live in an apartment since the only people who lived in houses were wealthy. However, the quality of the apartment is a completely different matter. The apartments in this area were old and dirty with broken doors and…

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    Unified architecture limited the competition between architects in Amman. Nowadays most of the residents recommend similar styles, there was no space for architects to try and upscale each other. This is also beneficial for architects because now they can practice their field anywhere in the city without facing problems. The Bauhaus style is now accepted everywhere in the city, this left no space for architects to pour their imagination and fail in satisfying the customers. For instance, Abu…

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    Long Ago Case Study

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    running errands and go on carrying normal activities, people started getting involved in commerce. It started in Amman when the Circassions and Chenchens first settled in the valley and later immigrants form Bilad Al Sham. More and more merchant shops appeared, therefore forming the market. These shops, later on, developed in one direction into sophisticated ‘arcades’ and in others into today’s street markets. i.e: Share' Al Wakalat. Due to weather conditions, arcades were a sensible decision. …

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    upon amount of money and has his consent to the divorce. Divorce is frowned upon and could ruin her reputation. If she did ask for a divorce her father would not let her come back home because she must learn to make it work. “Ghada’s personal circumstances – an unhappy domestic situation and a pronounced lack of viable alternatives – are inextricably entwined with her identity as a Palestinian villager living under Israeli occupation and the political dynamics of the Arab – Israeli…

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    DISCUSSION In-depth-interviews with OTC/prescription drug abusers in Amman city provided us with a deeper overview about the problem from a different perspective. However, the main limitation to carry on this interview with is that abuser may lie and not tell the truth as on our case he said the main cause that lead him to addiction is seeing his friend dying in front of him 10 years ago , but he is addicted for more than 19 years . The following is the discussion of the main qualitative…

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    We were on a family vacation, but not any family vacation. There were 70 people on this trip. It was the summer of 2016, we went to Amman and decided to go to Aqaba. The hotel was packed with my family. Everywhere I go, I was positive that I won't get lost, because I was certain that I would find one of my family members somewhere. I felt safe and secure. They played, they swam, they did most of the activities that I was not able to do at that time because I sadly had my menstrual cycle. A few…

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    Neolithic Houses

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    Prehistorical people started to build houses during Neolithic period using clay, mud, dung, and straw interwoven among wooden posts. Some better huts might have foundations made of stone, set into trenches, and supporting walls of large timbers (Stokstad, p.13). The Styles of houses were vary in different regions. These houses were rebuild again and again over time, and human burials were found under these houses. That makes it very difficult to determine whether or not these houses were used as…

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    1. Pursuing a Master of Liberal Arts at the University of Pennsylvania would allow me the opportunity to work alongside professionals, involving me in important research of the socio-political concerns in the Middle East. The MLA program will provide me with an accommodating schedule to fulfill a degree that will integrate advanced Arabic language courses with political coursework on the Arab world. This, I believe, would be the ideal opportunity to further my passion for Arabic studies in the…

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    A soft tone sounds through the speakers, and the pilot instructs everyone on the plane to prepare for our final descent into the vast desert of Amman, where my wonderful second life exists. The nerve-wracking landing concludes, and the grueling process of exiting the massive plane begins. Our family decides, based on our proximity to the front, whether it is in our best interest to wait for the plane to entirely clear out before we began to collect our bags and leave, or jump up the moment the…

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    Judas Iscariot is the disciple who betrayed Jesus. He was a son to Simon Iscariot of Kerioth town. He was fond of stealing coins that had been collected from the community. The fact that Judas was one of the disciples proves that Jesus loves and treasures everybody. Jesus can allow people from all walks of life to become his disciples. Despite being a thief, Jesus allowed Judas to be the treasurer of the disciples. Jesus knew that Judas had an evil personality. Money had a great toll on Judas,…

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