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    The Arabian Peninsula is a harsh but beautiful desert landscape. Its location in the world in many ways influenced the unique culture that it came to be today. The amount of land suitable for farming and agriculture was difficult to find. This created a culture that split into two ways of life known as settler and nomadic. Nomads, or ‘bedouins,’ were small tribes that would travel from place to place, seeking water and grazing land for their herds. Because there was so little land to farm in the desert, they would travel often because of rainfall or food for the herds they traveled with. Life as a bedouin was difficult and required adaptability and resourcefulness in the harsh desert environment. As time went on, many nomads banned together in close-knit groups called ‘clans.’ They relied on each other for support and protection against attacks from other nomadic clans that would sometimes raid and steal from them. Each clan had its own government and way of life. Some clans would grow so strong and well-known for their knowledge of the desert or fighting ability and become key components in what would later become the Muslim Empire.…

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    rapid growing Immigrants; Some are legal and illegal. This happened in the 1970’s about 10% illegal Middle East immigration are aliens and in 2010 legal or illegal had grown about 2.5 million of population. In 1970 there was also a crazy increased in the change of religions. Almost 15% some Middle Eastern’s were muslims and the rest were christians. The dramatically increased of population and religion was very elevated. The most known Middle East based Immigration issue or news was in Syria.…

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    Saudi Arabia: A Petroleum Super Power and Strategically Placed Ally The gulf state of Saudi Arabia has built a booming petroleum-based economy with a strategic location of high importance to the United States and her interest. Saudi Arabia has the strongest economy on the Arabian Peninsula. Its investments in the PATRIOT missile system have catapulted them to the top slot of valuable allies that the United States has in the region. The strong cultural history of Saudi Arabia has helped…

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    Case Study Of Saudi Arabia

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    Background: Saudi Arabia plays a significant role as one of the biggest oil exporter. The country is located in the Middle East. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the biggest and most populated nation on the Arabian Peninsula with a population of over 29.1 million people, is where two of the holy Muslim cities: Mecca and Medina, are located where Islam emerged. Those two cities attract more than 5 million visitors every year. According to Saudi Arabia set for growth in 'cinema at home ', (2011, Apr…

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    Introduction The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest country in the Arabian Peninsula in terms of land mass and third most populous in the Middle East after Egypt and Iraq. I hope that Arklan can expand its agricultural goods and generate additional revenue in the near future. Therefore, I believe that there is a gap in the market and as an expanding company we can take full advantage of this. Before developing a relationship with this country, there are a few fundamental factors that are…

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    miles). In fact, Saudi Arabia is the fifth largest state in Asia and second largest state in Arab world. The Saudi Arabia is a basically a monarchical state in south-western Asia, possesses the majority of the Arabian Peninsula. The Saudi Arabia is a place where there are inconceivable deserts and little precipitation. Enormous stores of oil and common gas lie underneath the nation 's surface. Saudi Arabia was a nearly poor country before the disclosure and as well as exportation of an oil,…

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    Muslim Trade Essay

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    Why did trade thrive in Muslim lands? In 610 C.E., Muhammad founded a new religion called Islam. Muhammad’s religion inspired the Arab people, and the Muslims had conquered an area stretching from Afghanistan to parts southern Spain. Trade, ideas, and culture thrived in this Islamic empire. Islam brought a sense of unity and purpose to the traders and people of the Arabian Peninsula. Arab armies spread Islam through the Middle East and beyond. Muslim traders also spread Islam. Between…

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    From the years 622 to 632, the western Arabian Peninsula was controlled by Muhammad. Afterward, east of the Arabian Peninsula and west Asia were also conquered between the years 632 and 661. Later, from the years 661 to 750, parts of Asia, North Africa, and Spain became ruled by the Umayyad Caliphs (Document C). Clearly, one may conclude that the Muslim military campaigns helped conquer numerous regions of the world. Moreover, when non-Muslims were conquered, they were allowed to practice their…

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    In order to fill this void caliph was selected. According to Jackson Speilvogel, a caliph is a temporal leader. Under the leadership of the caliph the Islamic Empire continued to spread outside the Arabian Peninsula. In the next couple decades after Muhammad’s death, Islam spread through almost all of the Middle East. They took control of Syria in 640 and defeated the Persian Empire by the year 650. The Muslims also moved east into Africa. Much of northern Africa came under Muslim…

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    the most recent struggles affecting, literally, millions more with extreme hardship. The country of Yemen, in the Middle East, is a very poor country that has been in strife amongst its Shiite population for many decades. In the last year, a faction called Ansar Allah deposed the leader of the country and took control of the capital. The deposed leader fled to Saudi Arabia, where he was supported by that nations leaders, and has been attempting to return to power in Yemen. His attempts have…

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