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Närliggande bilder i Middle East

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A: Salhia Complex

av designmaster, 310 meter bort

Salhia Complex is one of the oldest luxurious shopping center of Kuwait built almost 30 years back, t...

Salhia Complex

B: Fahd Al Salem Street

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 330 meter bort

Fahd Al Salem Street

C: Typical day in Maliya

av John P. Belmonte, 330 meter bort

Typical day in Maliya

D: Graffiti Wall

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 370 meter bort

Graffiti Wall

E: PINDOT's Christmas Party (Photo Judging stage)

av Michael Malag, 390 meter bort

PINDOT's Christmas Party (Photo Judging stage)

F: First Communion

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 400 meter bort

First Communion

G: Holy Family Church in Kuwait City

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 410 meter bort

The Holy Family Cathedral occupies a prominent location in Kuwait City, which is a short distance fro...

Holy Family Church in Kuwait City

H: Bended A Light Year Ahead

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 430 meter bort

Bended A Light Year Ahead

I: Kuwait Seaside Sunset

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 650 meter bort

Kuwait Seaside Sunset

J: Slipway Bridge

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 790 meter bort

A yacht club slipway along Gulf road in Kuwait city is one of the favorite spot of photographers to s...

Slipway Bridge

Det här panoramat togs i Middle East

Detta är en översikt av 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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