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Panoramabillede af Michael Malag EXPERT Taget 10:51, 28/10/2012 - Views loading...

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Kuwait Zoo circle

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A: Haraj (Friday Market)

Af Michael Malag, 1.6 km væk

Haraj (Friday Market)

B: Ramadan sunset

Af John P. Belmonte, 3.7 km væk

30mins before Fitr

Ramadan sunset

C: Al-Mutawa Building Left-wing

Af John P. Belmonte, 3.7 km væk

Al-Mutawa Building Left-wing

D: Al Dajeej foot bridge

Af John P. Belmonte, 3.8 km væk

A foot bridge along Al Dajeej Kuwait

Al Dajeej foot bridge

E: Backhoe

Af John P. Belmonte, 4.4 km væk

Backhoe

F: Kuwait Car Museum

Af Sijo Abraham, 4.6 km væk

Kuwait Car Museum

G: Gulf Run-Harley

Af Alex Dennis Bolado, 4.7 km væk

Gulf Run-Harley

H: Gulf Run at 360 Mall

Af Alex Dennis Bolado, 4.7 km væk

Gulf Run at 360 Mall

I: Jleeb Al Shuyoukh

Af Sijo Abraham, 5.3 km væk

Kuwait's first Aerial Virtual Reality Photography- Done by Sijo Abrahamwww.facebook.com/SijoAbrahamPh...

Jleeb Al Shuyoukh

J: Riggae Park in IR

Af Michael Malag, 5.7 km væk

Riggae Park in IR

Dette panorama blev taget i Middle East

Dette er et overblik over Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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