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Contaminated Aquifers: Radioactive Water Threatens Middle East   - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Contaminated Aquifers: Radioactive Water Threatens Middle East   - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
The Middle East and North Africa suffer from water shortages and pump millions of liters a day from ancient aquifers. But the water contains high levels of naturally-occurring radioactive contamination.
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This 3,700-Year-Old Babylonian Clay Tablet Just Changed The History of Maths

This 3,700-Year-Old Babylonian Clay Tablet Just Changed The History of Maths | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
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The Gulf War Reconsidered

1. We are now getting the first flurry of books on the Gulf War. They already number at least thirty, with more certain to come. Some are paperback quickies of little interest or importance; some merit more serious attention. Taken together, they invite a larger and fuller view of the war than was possible before. …
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The everyday lives of Bedouins - 100 years ago

The everyday lives of Bedouins - 100 years ago | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
The images, which were taken over a 50-year period in various locations from Jordan to Jerusalem, show the historic practices of tribes living in the deserts of North Africa and the Middle East.
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(LISTEN) The Oldest Song In The World: A Sumerian Hymn Written 3,400 Years Ago

(LISTEN) The Oldest Song In The World: A Sumerian Hymn Written 3,400 Years Ago | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Midi keyboard cover sounding pretty good right now, huh?
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18 Words to Make You Fall in Love With the Persian Language

18 Words to Make You Fall in Love With the Persian Language | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Check out our list of 18 of the most beautiful words in the Persian language that will have you fall in love with the whole language!
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20,000 Endangered Archaeological Sites Now Catalogued in a New Online Database

20,000 Endangered Archaeological Sites Now Catalogued in a New Online Database | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it

We all know that civilizations, through the millennia, have had a way of rising and falling. But many of us don't yet appreciate the fact that even after the fall, a civilization still has value — and can still come to harm.
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Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart

Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
The story of more than a decade of war, terror and revolution in the Middle East, seen through the eyes of six people whose lives were changed forever.
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How Arab Music Makes Movie Villains

How Arab Music Makes Movie Villains | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Aziz Ansari wasn't wrong: There's a reason why music of the Arab world spooks Western ears, and its use in film is helping build negative stereotypes.
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Sustainability - Zain

Sustainability - Zain | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
The corporate website for Zain Group, a pioneer in mobile telecommunications across the Middle East and North Africa. Check out our press releases, investor and shareholder information, as well as corporate social responsibility initiatives
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Dubai News, Abu Dhabi News, UAE News and International News from GulfNews.com – plus Gold rates, sport scores, city guides, prayer times, Dubai financial data, weather forecasts and more

Dubai News, Abu Dhabi News, UAE News and International News from GulfNews.com – plus Gold rates, sport scores, city guides, prayer times, Dubai financial data, weather forecasts and more | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Dubai News, Abu Dhabi News, UAE News from GulfNews.com – plus latest Gold price, latest Sport scores, city guides and more
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Mathematical secrets of ancient tablet unlocked after nearly a century of study

Mathematical secrets of ancient tablet unlocked after nearly a century of study | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Dating from 1,000 years before Pythagoras’s theorem, the Babylonian clay tablet is a trigonometric table more accurate than any today, say researchers
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The Towers of Silence: Ancient reminders of an eerie Zoroastrian burial ritual

The Towers of Silence: Ancient reminders of an eerie Zoroastrian burial ritual | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Zoroastrianism is among the world’s oldest religions. It emerged around two thousand years BC, and it was the official religion of the pre-Islamic empires
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Discovered Ancient City Mesopotamian City Identified As Xarab-i Kilashin | Ancient Pages

Discovered Ancient City Mesopotamian City Identified As Xarab-i Kilashin | Ancient Pages | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
The site has been identified and archaeologists have unearthed ruins of a 4,000-year-old city known as Xarab-i Kilashin.
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Grenfell Tower is the latest sign that Britain is an undeveloping country

Grenfell Tower is the latest sign that Britain is an undeveloping country | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Dog whistle politics, a housing crisis and an economy built on exploitation of labour – all on your doorstep. 
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Mysterious "Alien-like Ancient Glyphs" found on remote Island | 100ft

June 5, 2017: Some unusual rather large alien-like drawings/carvings were found on a remote island of the Lost World of Socotra Archipelago. Large enough t
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The Woman Who Vanished

The Woman Who Vanished | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
The doc ‘Letters From Baghdad,’ narrated by Tilda Swinton, tells the story of Gertrude Bell, a British explorer who helped shape Iraq—only to be cruelly written out of history.
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"Lost City" of Petra Still Has Secrets to Reveal

"Lost City" of Petra Still Has Secrets to Reveal | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Thousands of years ago, the now-abandoned city of Petra was once thriving.
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A United Arab Emirates Company Wants to Tow Icebergs From Antarctica to Combat Drought

A United Arab Emirates Company Wants to Tow Icebergs From Antarctica to Combat Drought | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Welcome to Dystopia. 
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Empowering communities

Empowering communities | Arabian Peninsula and Africa | Scoop.it
Safe, healthy, and vibrant communities are the foundation for future progress and development.
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