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Middle East


What connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea? Suez Canal
What river is a key water source for Israel, Lebanon, and Syria? Jordan River
This body of water between Iran and the Arabian Peninsula holds some of the most important oil fields in the world. Persian Gulf
A large river flowing through Turkey and Iraq, eventually flowing into the Euphrates. This river is a source of conflict between Iraq and Turkey? Tigris River
This river flows through Turkey, Syria, and Iraq. It is a source of conflict between these three countries. This is the longest river in Middle East? Euphrates River
Much of the the world's oil is shipped through this narrow waterway connecting the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea. Straight of Hormuz
A region of the Indian Ocean bounded on the north by Pakistan and Iran and India to the east. Arabian Sea
A seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia. Red Sea
A self-governing entity on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea that borders Egypt and Israel, since 2007, the Gaza Strip is de-facto governed by Hamas. There is a lot of conflict here? Gaza Strip
Desalination removing salt from salt water to make drinking water
Water Rights agreements between countries about how water from rivers is used and shared
Monotheism belief in 1 god
Five Pillars 5 main beliefs of Islam
Kurds ethnic group in Syria, Turkey, and Iraq, most are Sunni Muslims
Arabs largest ethnic group in SW Asia, most are Sunni Muslims
Persians ethnic group located in Iran, most are Shia Muslims
Ethnic Group a group of people that have a shared culture and history
Religious Group group of people that share the same beliefs
Palestinian territory between Israel and the Jordan River. West Bank
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