Arabia and Irac
|Fossil fuels ||nonrenewable resource formed over millions of years from the remains of ancient plants and animals.|
|Desalination ||removal of salt from seawater.|
|Urbanization ||movement of people from rural to urban areas.|
|Majority ||more than half.|
|Monothesim ||The beliefs in one god|
|Quran ||holy book of Islam.|
|Kaaba ||A muslim shrine in Mecca where the faithful turn to pray.|
|Caliph ||Muslims’ political and religious leader.|
Islamic house of worship.
|Dictator ||leader with complete control over government.|
|Fundamentalism ||belief that holy books should be taken literally, word for word|
|Entrepreneurship ||starting a business.|
|Jihad ||Arabic word meaning “struggle for reform”.
|Hijab ||concealing, baggy garments worn by many Arab women.
|Terrorism ||use of violence to create fear for political reasons.