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Kuwait Zoo circle

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Närliggande bilder i Middle East

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A: Haraj (Friday Market)

av Michael Malag, 1.6 km bort

Haraj (Friday Market)

B: Ramadan sunset

av John P. Belmonte, 3.7 km bort

30mins before Fitr

Ramadan sunset

C: Al-Mutawa Building Left-wing

av John P. Belmonte, 3.7 km bort

Al-Mutawa Building Left-wing

D: Al Dajeej foot bridge

av John P. Belmonte, 3.8 km bort

A foot bridge along Al Dajeej Kuwait

Al Dajeej foot bridge

E: Kuwait Car Museum

av Sijo Abraham, 4.6 km bort

Kuwait Car Museum

F: Gulf Run-Harley

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 4.7 km bort

Gulf Run-Harley

G: Gulf Run at 360 Mall

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 4.7 km bort

Gulf Run at 360 Mall

H: Jleeb Al Shuyoukh

av Sijo Abraham, 5.3 km bort

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

Jleeb Al Shuyoukh

I: Riggae Park in IR

av Michael Malag, 5.7 km bort

Riggae Park in IR

J: BIKE Christmas Under The Tree

av Alex Dennis Bolado, 6.1 km bort

BIKE Christmas Under The Tree

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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