Card Set Information
What is the main conflcit concern in the middle east?
jews began moving to palestine in hoping to establish a homeland
What did the jews declare in 1948?
the state of isreal
What was the six day war?
Isreal took the west bank, gaza strip, and golan heights
What is the palestinean question
THe palestiniian authority is determined to seek regonizition of a palestinian state in the west bank, gaza strip, and
What did the UN vote to reconigze in nov 2012?
Palestine as a non memeber state
Who is the president of the palestinean autority?
god of islam
holy book of islam
law of islam
five pillars of faith
basic beleifs of islam
holy month of islam
shia and sunni
two rivial branches
Who are the Hamas?
the primary anti- isralei religious opposition group in the occupied territories
What were the hamas and isreal engaged in nov?
and eight day conflict
What is the palestinean autority?
consider the major palestinean org.
What is the fatah?
rival group to the hamas
What is hezaballah?
radical shia group
stongly anti western and anti
allied with iran
What is the al qauda?
osama bin laden was leader
goal is to reesablish muslim state
What is islamic brother hood?
islamic religious and political org. dedicated to the establishment of a nation based on islamuc principals
want to use shairia law to contol state and society
WHat was arab spring?
democratic uprisings that arose indepently an spread
Who is president of egypt and got overthrown by arab spring?
Who became president after mubarak in egypt? What did he issue a decree for? result?
make himself more powerful
civil nrest and protest
Who was killed as a result of arab spring in Libya?
What type of gov does iran have? who is the supreme ruler?
Ayotollah Ali Khamenei
WHat is irans biggest danger?
Who is the president of iran?
Who did us help overthrow in iraq?
Who ruled afganistan from 1996 to 2001?
Who is ruler of syria?
Bashar Al' Assad
What has been going o since arab spring in syria?
In syria what have opposition forces created?
national coalition and has been recongized by many