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360 Mall, Kuwait

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A famous shopping complex in Kuwait called 360 Mall. In this spot, there is a huge glass sculpture hanging from the ceiling.

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Middle East

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A: Riggae Park in IR

di Michael Malag, 4.1 km di distanza

Riggae Park in IR

B: Jleeb Al Shuyoukh

di Sijo Abraham, 4.5 km di distanza

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

Jleeb Al Shuyoukh

C: Al-Mutawa Building Left-wing

di John P. Belmonte, 6.7 km di distanza

Al-Mutawa Building Left-wing

D: Ramadan sunset

di John P. Belmonte, 6.7 km di distanza

30mins before Fitr

Ramadan sunset

E: Al Dajeej foot bridge

di John P. Belmonte, 6.7 km di distanza

A foot bridge along Al Dajeej Kuwait

Al Dajeej foot bridge

F: Backhoe

di John P. Belmonte, 7.1 km di distanza

Backhoe

G: Kuwait Zoo circle

di Michael Malag, 7.6 km di distanza

Kuwait Zoo circle

H: Haraj (Friday Market)

di Michael Malag, 7.7 km di distanza

Haraj (Friday Market)

I: Kuwait Car Museum

di Sijo Abraham, 9.1 km di distanza

Kuwait Car Museum

J: Gulf Run-Harley

di Alex Dennis Bolado, 9.7 km di distanza

Gulf Run-Harley

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Middle East

Questa è una vista generale di 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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