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Near East Region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula

Near East Region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula

Foreign Relations of the U.S., 1958-1960, Vol. XII

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ISBN 10075673522X
ISBN 109780756735227

  The Iraq war has proved to be a disaster for the Middle East. The destruction of Iraq, Syria, the ravaging of Yemen and a region swamped in weapons are connected, either directly or . Near East region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula () List of persons, pp. XXIII-XXIX ff. PDF George M., Jr., Office of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State Berding, Andrew H., Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Bergin, Rear Admiral Charles K., USN, Regional Director, Near East, South Asia and Af- rica, Office of the.

countries of the Middle East suggests this may be a significant conservation issue for the whole region. We quantified the approximate scale and scope of this threat in the Arabian peninsula, Iran and Iraq, using a diverse range of data sources and incorporating expert knowledge. We estimate that at least – million (best esti-. Currently, in the Near and Middle East, two Dicasteries exercise their jurisdiction: the Congregation for the Evangelization of People for the Latin Apostolic Vicariates of South and North Arabia; while the Congregation for the Eastern Churches for countries close to the Persian Gulf such as Jordan, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Israel.

  For years, the U.S. maintained a carrier presence in the Persian Gulf and Middle East region. During the height of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, there were two carriers in the area, but that was reduced to one. Last year the administration decided to end the continuous carrier presence, and send a strike group only intermittently into the. AL FAW, Iraq: Leaving this Iraqi border town and heading toward the tip of the country’s south-eastern peninsula that juts into the Arabian Gulf, it feels like time was frozen the moment the war.


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Foreign Relations of the United States, –, Near East Region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula, Volume XII U.S. HIGH-LEVEL VISITS; IRANIAN REACTION TO THE IRAQI COUP; INCREASED U.S.

MILITARY ASSISTANCE; U.S. INTEREST IN POLITICAL AND SOCIAL REFORM; THE SOVIET MILITARY THREAT. Foreign Relations of the United States, –, Near East Region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula, Volume XII Memorandum of Conference With President Eisenhower 0.

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Near East region: Iraq, Iran, Arabian Peninsula. [Edward C Keefer; Glenn W LaFantasie; United States. Department of State.; United States. Department of. Near East Region (Documents ) January–July The United States and Radical Arab Nationalism; Long-Range U.S. Policy; The Crises of July (Documents ) Iraq (Documents ) Iran (Documents ) Saudi Arabia (Documents ) BRITISH PROTECTORATES AND MUSCAT AND OMAN (Documents ) YEMEN (Documents ).

Foreign Relations of the United States, –, Near East Region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula, Volume XII Briefing Notes by Director of Central Intelligence Dulles 0. The Near East is a geographical term which roughly encompasses a transcontinental region comprising Western Asia, Turkey (both Anatolia and East Thrace), and Egypt (mostly located in North Africa, with the Sinai Peninsula being in Asia).

Despite having varying definitions within different academic circles, the term was originally applied to the maximum extent of the Ottoman Empire. Near East Region (Documents ) Iraq (Documents ) JANUARY–JULY THE IRAQI COUP; ASSESSMENT OF THE QASSIM GOVERNMENT; U.S.

RECOGNITION OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT (Documents ) Iran (Documents ) Saudi Arabia (Documents ) BRITISH PROTECTORATES AND MUSCAT AND OMAN (Documents ) YEMEN (Documents.

Arabian Peninsula is the largest peninsula in the world, at 3, km 2 (1, sq mi). Arabia consists of seven countries: Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

The peninsula formed as a result of the rifting of the Red Sea between 56 and 23 million years ago, and is bordered by the Red Sea to the west and southwest, the Persian Gulf to the.

In the 20th cent. the Middle East has been the scene of political turmoil and major warfare, including World War I, World War II, the Arab-Israeli Wars, the Iran-Iraq War and the Persian Gulf Wars. More Geographic Information. The ancient Near East was the home of early civilizations within a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq, southeast Turkey, southwest Iran, northeastern Syria and Kuwait), ancient Egypt, ancient Iran (Elam, Media, Parthia and Persia), Anatolia/Asia Minor and the Armenian Highlands (Turkey's Eastern Anatolia Region, Armenia, northwestern Iran, southern.

The peninsula’s total area is about 1, square miles (3, square kilometres). The length, bordering the Red Sea, is approximately 1, miles (1, kilometres) and the maximum breadth, from Yemen to Oman, 1, largest political division is Saudi Arabia; it is followed, in order of size, by Yemen, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, and Bahrain.

Ancient Semitic-speaking peoples were Western Asian people who lived throughout the ancient Near East, including the Levant, Mesopotamia, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Horn of Africa from the third millennium BC until the end of antiquity.

The languages they spoke are usually divided into three branches: East, Central, and South Semitic proto-Semitic language was likely spoken. Jabal an-Nabi Shu'ayb near Sana'a is the highest peak in the Arabian Peninsula at 3, m (12, ft).

Another mountain range is along Oman's northern coastal region, the Al Hajar Mountains, geologically the continuation of the Zagros mountain range, a fold and thrust belt along the Iranian coast. of the Arabian Peninsula for their participation in the preparation of a monograph on the geology of the Arabian Peninsula.

Each author prepared a description of the geology of the area for which he was responsible, as shown in the sources of geologic compilation diagram on the peninsular map.

The geography of Iraq is diverse and falls into five main regions: the desert (west of the Euphrates), Upper Mesopotamia (between the upper Tigris and Euphrates rivers), the northern highlands of Iraq, Lower Mesopotamia, and the alluvial plain extending from around Tikrit to the Persian Gulf.

The mountains in the northeast are an extension of the alpine system that runs eastward from the. The definition of the Near East is usually based on the Fertile Crescent; the region between the Nile Valley (modern Egypt) and Mesopotamia (modern Iraq).

Also usually included are Iran, the Arabian peninsula and its islands, Anatolia (modern-day Turkey), Cyprus and North Africa west of Egypt.

Foreign relations of the United States, Near East region; Iraq; Iran; Arabian Peninsula. Source: United States Department of State. LaFantasie, Glenn W. The Middle East is a transcontinental region that generally includes Western Asia (except for Transcaucasia), all of Egypt (mostly in North Africa), Iran (transregional), and Turkey (partly in Southeast Europe).

Soviet Central Asia, Afghanistan (transregional), and Pakistan (a part of South Asia) are generally term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East.

by far, the largest of the countries of the Arabian Peninsula and is also a major religious and cultural center and has one of the region's strongest economies. Islam a religion founded in Saudi Arabia by Muhammad that is based on submitting to God and on messages. Ottoman wars in Asia refers to the wars involving the Ottoman Empire in Asia.

Ottoman Empire was founded at the beginning of the 14th century. Its original settlement was in the north west Anatolia (Asiatic part of the modern Turkey) where it was a small beylik (principality). Its main rival was Byzantine s Ottomans were able to cross the Dardanelles strait and eventually they.Islam originated in the Arabian Peninsula in the 7th century ad and rapidly spread to the rest of the region as well as to many other parts of the world.

Muhammad, the revered prophet of Islam, was an Arab, and the world’s most sacred Islamic shrines are found in the region, particularly Muhammad’s birthplace, Mecca, which is now in Saudi.the Modern Middle East, including: MESOPOTAMIA (Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Syria, Kuwait) ANCIENT EGYPT ANCIENT IRAN (Elam, Media, Parthia, Persia) ANATOLIA / ASIA MINOR ARMENIAN HIGHLANDS (Turkey's Eastern Anatolia Region, Armenia, Iran, Georgia, and Azerbaijan) LEVANT (Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel, Jordan) CYPRUS ARABIAN PENINSULA.