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Doha Sports stadium

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A: Doha Sports Stadium Bench Area

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 60 meters away

Doha Sports Stadium Bench Area

B: Doha Sports Stadium

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 80 meters away

Doha Sports Stadium

C: Keo Site Office

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 80 meters away

Keo Site Office

D: Musical Instrument store in Qatar

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 230 meters away

Musical Instrument store in Qatar

E: Musical Instrument store

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 240 meters away

Musical Instrument store

F: Along Jabr Bin Mohd Street

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 340 meters away

Along Jabr Bin Mohd Street

G: Filipino Food

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 350 meters away

Filipino Food

H: Jabr Bin Mohd street

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 390 meters away

Jabr Bin Mohd street

I: Al Jabor Souk

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 400 meters away

Al Jabor Souk

J: Heritage area

by Edgardo Gozun Tumang, 430 meters away

Heritage area

This panorama was taken in Qatar, Middle East

This is an overview of 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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