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Explore these six themes for a general overview of events, trends, and issues in the Middle East. Each essay includes links to activities and related resources appropriate for the high school classroom.

Economics: It's More Than Oil

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    Geography     Politics  
 

An Ancient and Modern Crossroads

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From Royalty to Democracy

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    Religion     Science  
 

Three Religions, One God

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Historical Innovation, Modern Solutions

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    Culture        
 

A Rich Mosaic

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