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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)

Iraq: An Illustrated History and Guide
By Gilles Munier (2004) (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)

Israel: A History of the Jewish People
By Rufus Learsi (1949) (pdf)

Sketch of the History of Israel and Judah
By J. Wellhausen, third edition (1891) (pdf)

Scottish Jews
Article by Alastair McIntyre

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)

Egypt and the Egyptian Question
By D. MacKenzie Wallace (1888) (pdf)

Egypt and the English
Showing British Public Opinion in Egypt upon the Egyptian Question with Chapters on the success of the Sudan and the Delghts of Travel in Egypt and the Sudan by Douglas Sladen (1908) (pdf)

History of Egypt
From 330 B. C. to the Present Time By S. Rappoport in three volumes
Volume 1 | Volume 2 | Volume 3 (pdf)

The Eastern Question
From the Treaty of Paris 1856 to the Treaty of Berlin in 1878, and to the second Afghan War by the Duke of Argyll in 2 volumes.

The State of Kuwait
By Colonel Salem M. Al-Sorour, Army of Kuwait (pdf)

Middle East
A Record of Travel in the Countries of Egypt, Palestine, Iraq, Turkey and Greece by H. V. Morton (Seventh Edition) (1945) (pdf)

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