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Arabia and Iraq

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 belief in a single God
Quran holy book of Islam
Kaaba : a small stone building in the court of the Great Mosque at Mecca that contains a sacred black stone and is the goal of Islamic pilgrimage and the point toward which Muslims turn in praying
Caliph Muslims’ political and religious leader
Mosque 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
Diversifying economies To diversify is to go from one or two sources of income, such as oil and gas, to many sources.
Osman bey conquered this civilization? Byzantine
Created by: Morgan Stevens