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Middle East Scottish History


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The region comprising the Middle East is located in the western portion of the Asian continent, known as Western Asia. It has a territorial extension of more than 6.8 million square kilometers, with an estimated population of 260 million inhabitants. It is composed of 15 countries: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Syria, Turkey

Briefings and Hearing before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives one hundred tenth Congress January 17, January 19 and February 28, 2007 (pdf)

Iraq From Mandate to Independence
by Ernest Main, M.A. with a forewood by Lord LLoyd of Dolobran (1935) (pdf)

Four Centuries of Modern Iraq
By Stephen Hemsley Longrigg (1925) (pdf)

History of Palestine and Syria
To the Macedonian Conquest by A. T. Olmstead (1931) (pdf)

History of Assyria
By A. T. Olmstead (1923) (pdf)

The New State of Israel
By Gerland De Gaury (1952) (pdf)

Saudi Arabia
By Sherifa Zuhur (2011) (pdf)

Memorial of the Hon. Ion Keith-Falconer, M.A.
Late Lord Almoner's Professor of Arabic in the University of Cambridge, and Missionary to the Mohammedans of Southern Arabia by the Rev. Robert Sinker, B.D. (second edition) (1888)

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