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Jewish Man Exposes Israel's Lies. Young Iranians Arrested for Being Too 'Happy in Tehran' A copy of the video “Happy in Tehran,” originally posted on YouTube in April.

Young Iranians Arrested for Being Too 'Happy in Tehran'

Last Updated, 11:00 p.m. | Just days after Iran’s president denounced Internet censorship as “cowardly,” six young Iranians were arrested and forced to repent on state television Tuesday for the grievous offense of proclaiming themselves to be “Happy in Tehran,” in a homemade music video they posted on YouTube last month. Photo. Remembering Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution. History of Iran & USA in 10 min, Every American must watch this!! 40 Maps That Explain The Middle East. Maps can be a powerful tool for understanding the world, particularly the Middle East, a place in many ways shaped by changing political borders and demographics.

40 Maps That Explain The Middle East

Here are 40 maps crucial for understanding the Middle East — its history, its present, and some of the most important stories in the region today. Middle East History The fertile crescent, the cradle of civilization World History: Patterns of Interaction The fertile crescent, the cradle of civilizationIf this area wasn't the birthplace of human civilization, it was at least a birthplace of human civilization. Remembering Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution. Iranian Revolution (Feb 1979) Middle Eastern Civilisations. The REAL Ark Of The Covenant - Danny Wilten. Six Reasons Why The Wall Is Holy. 1) Site of the Holy Temple The Western Wall is a surviving remnant of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, which was destroyed by the Romans in 70 CE.

Six Reasons Why The Wall Is Holy

The Temple was the center of the spiritual world, the main conduit for the flow of Godliness. When the Temple stood, the world was filled with awe of God and appreciation for the genius of the Torah. Jewish tradition teaches that all of creation began in Jerusalem. Imperial History of Middle East. Palestine/Israel. I've Never Seen the Israel/Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Uniquely Than This. The story shared by Israel and Palestine has been told in several stunning films, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen it told like this.

I've Never Seen the Israel/Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Uniquely Than This

Nina Paley created this (extremely brief) animated history of the land that was at one time called Israel, Palestine, Canaan and the Levant. She even created this viewer’s guide to make sense of what’s happening. (Want to dive in deeper? Check out these excellent films.) Who’s Killing Who? Because you can’t tell the players without a pogrom! Early Man This generic “cave man” represents the first human settlers in Israel/Canaan/the Levant. Canaanite What did ancient Canaanites look like? Egyptian Canaan was located between two huge empires. Assyrian ….Assyria controlled it other times. Middle Eastern Civilisations. Solution. Palestine/Israel. Ottomans. Mummies Show Symptoms, Offer Disease Clues. A.R.

Mummies Show Symptoms, Offer Disease Clues

Williams Whether laid to rest in a simple grave or a grand tomb, the human body rarely survives the sweep of time. But in a few places where people deliberately mummified their dead, or the environmental conditions were right—very dry or wet—flesh and bone are preserved. Today these remains, probed by modern CT scans, MRIs, and DNA tests, are offering intriguing insights into how people lived and died long ago. A 2011 study of 52 mummies in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo showed that almost half had clogged arteries, the kind of condition that can lead to a heart attack or stroke.

Imperial History of Middle East. Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4. Israel. Palestine/Israel. The Struggle for Peace in the MIDDLE EAST. Kids in Israeli prison. Zionism. Pétra, ville troglodyte. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour l’article homophone, voir Petra. Pétra (de πέτρα petra, « rocher » en grec ancien ; البتراء Al-Butrāʾ en arabe), de son nom sémitique[1] Reqem ou Raqmu (« la Bariolée »)[2],[3], est une cité nabatéenne pré-islamique de l'actuelle Jordanie située dans le Wadi Rum.

Les nombreux bâtiments, dont les façades monumentales sont directement taillées dans la roche, en font un ensemble monumental et unique qui, depuis le 6 décembre 1985, est inscrit sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO. La zone autour du site est également, depuis 1993, un parc national archéologique. Géographie[modifier | modifier le code] Carte de la région. I've Never Seen the Israel/Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Uniquely Than This. Palestine/Israel. Middle east.

Israel. Middle East Chronology (Read First) Ancient Egypt 3150-332 BC. Garden of Eden. The Garden of Eden (Hebrew גַּן עֵדֶן, Gan ʿEḏen) is the biblical "garden of God", described most notably in the Book of Genesis chapters 2 and 3, and also in the Book of Ezekiel.[2] The "garden of God", not called Eden, is mentioned in Genesis 14, and the "trees of the garden" are mentioned in Ezekiel 31.

Garden of Eden

The Book of Zechariah and the Book of Psalms also refer to trees and water in relation to the temple without explicitly mentioning Eden.[3] Traditionally, the favoured derivation of the name "Eden" was from the Akkadian edinnu, derived from a Sumerian word meaning "plain" or "steppe". Eden is now believed to be more closely related to an Aramaic root word meaning "fruitful, well-watered. "[2] The Hebrew term is translated "pleasure" in Sarah's secret saying in Genesis 18:12.[4] Biblical narratives[edit]

Ancient Egypt. Ancient Egypt. Israel’s Fading Democracy. WHEN an American presidential candidate visits and his key message is to encourage us to pursue a misguided war with Iran, declaring it “a solemn duty and a moral imperative” for America to stand with our warmongering prime minister, we know that something profound and basic has changed in the relationship between Israel and the United States.

Israel’s Fading Democracy

My generation, born in the ’50s, grew up with the deep, almost religious belief that the two countries shared basic values and principles. Back then, Americans and Israelis talked about democracy, human rights, respect for other nations and human solidarity. It was an age of dreamers and builders who sought to create a new world, one without prejudice, racism or discrimination. Listening to today’s political discourse, one can’t help but notice the radical change in tone.

My children have watched their prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, kowtow to a fundamentalist coalition in Israel. Mr. Tel-Aviv-Jaffa : Ordre des architectes du Québec. Les fanas d’architecture moderne connaissent déjà la ville blanche de Tel-Aviv, classée par l’UNESCO au patrimoine mondial. Mais il serait dommage d’arrêter là un périple architectural dans la métropole israélienne qui, aussi jeune soit-elle, inclut le pittoresque port fortifié de Jaffa, l’une des plus anciennes villes du monde.

Environ deux kilomètres séparent le centre-ville de la vieille cité. Jusqu’au début des années 2000, il était impossible de circuler de l’un à l’autre le long de la côte méditerranéenne puisque les anciennes installations portuaires bloquaient le passage. Depuis, le port a fait l’objet d’un lifting majeur : ses entrepôts ont notamment été convertis en restaurants ou en espaces commerciaux.

Le littoral est devenu un gym à ciel ouvert où évoluent piétons, cyclistes, joggeurs et autres bienheureux bipèdes, ce qui sied parfaitement à l’image de la ville hédoniste et dynamique que nous vous invitons à découvrir. Hélène Lefranc. I've Never Seen the Israel/Palestine Conflict Illustrated More Uniquely Than This. 5 Broken Cameras - Palestinian Documentary (2011) Civilizations.

Ottoman Empire. Middle East.