Middle East and North Africa
Last Modified: 2011-05-27
Related Textbooks:Diversity Amid Globalization: World Regions, Environment, Development (3rd Edition)
Example: Israel gets water from the Jordan and Nile River
It is in Modern Iraq
Southern Libya gets underground water and uses it to make North African desert more agricultural
important for trade and strategic control
Tigris and Euphrates - flows from humid regions of Turkey through to desert regions of Iraq
less susceptible to drought
There is a raise in schistosomaisis down stream
Loss of antiquities
It preserves cultures and religions
Often fight for independence
Hidden in the Zagros mountains in turkey
Hidden in Lebanon
Western - Sunni
Eastern/Bottom - Shia
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