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The isles - KSU
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King Faisal Hospital ( KSU )
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Endowments
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RTV Building - KSU
Mohsin Tariq
North of Riydh View from top of building
Tom Hurley
Grand Canyon South Rim
Andrea Biffi
Salone d'ingresso al Castello Di Paderna
Simona Bartolomei
Devils Bridge Valley
Rudolf Klammer
Ossiach - Schiffstation
Claire Thibeau
Puy d'Ysson
Igor Marx
KundenCenter VWN
Willy Kaemena
Petrov Church Tower
Simona Bartolomei
3x7 Think•Lab, Architecture and Communication, Lucca
Andrea Biffi
Galleria by night a Milano
Vasily Kumaev & Andrew Mishin
Voskresenskoe. Abandoned church. Interior. (2009)
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Shangri-La View (Chinese:Xianggelila)
Arnaud Chapin
Troupeau de Vaches
More About 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.