Middle East Nations in the News

Age Level: 11–up  Grade Level: 6–up

Understanding the Middle East, one of the world’s most important geographic regions, is important for all young people. Since ancient times, it has been a land of scenic beauty, great architecture, and political unrest. Each book in the series gives a detailed account of the geography and history of each nation, with an emphasis on the current economic and political situation. The Report Links in the back of the book allow the reader to keep up on current events.

  • Countries covered are those featured prominently in the news
  • Empowers young people with knowledge backed by the Internet
  • Will save some of the time it takes students, parents, and educators to find Internet sites
  • 30 Report Links per title provide quality Internet sites for further research
  • Supports the History/Social Studies curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 128pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs, maps and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, chapter notes, a further reading list, and an index
  • Spring 2006
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Iran in the News

Iran in the News

Past, Present, and Future

Amy Graham
Learn about Iran in Amy Graham’s book in the Middle East Nations in the News series. Graham examines the land, religion, government, economy, and culture of Iran as well as the events that have kept stories about this country in the American news media...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-022-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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Iraq in the News

Iraq in the News

Past, Present, and Future

Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin
As violence in Iraq continues, now is a particularly important time for us to understand the culture and history of this troubled country. Wim Coleman and Pat Perrin’s addition to the Middle East Nations in the News series examines current events in Iraq as well as the nation’s land, religion, government, and economy...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-027-9
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Israel in the News

Israel in the News

Past, Present, and Future

David Aretha
Conflict in the Middle East is largely centered on the existence of Israel, a Jewish state surrounded by predominantly Muslim countries. Learn more about the violent clash in the Middle East as well as Israel’s land, religion, government, economy, and culture in David Aretha’s addition to the Middle East Nations in the News series...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-028-6
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Lebanon in the News

Lebanon in the News

Past, Present, and Future

David Aretha
Learn about Lebanon in David Aretha’s book in the Middle East Nations in the News series. Aretha examines the land, religion, government, economy, and culture of Lebanon as well as the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-023-1
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Saudi Arabia in the News

Saudi Arabia in the News

Past, Present, and Future

David Schaffer
Learn about Saudi Arabia in David Schaffer’s book in the Middle East Nations in the News series. Schaffer examines the land, religion, government, economy, and culture of Saudi Arabia as well as Islam’s influence on the country...Read More

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ISBN: 978-1-59845-026-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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