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The Mecca Question
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on to your friends.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
MARCH OF THE SCYTHIANS: FROM SARGON II TO THE FALL OF NINEVEH
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Assyrian-Scythian wars.
Flight from Saddam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
If there was to be one word in Arabic to describe Hell on earth, perhaps it would be Alradwania. For at the prison there, men turned into monsters. They unleashed terror and suffering on an unimaginable scale.Forty eight thousand men and women perished here, but one man, a professor, survived against all the odds. His ordeal and escape across the desert is an epic true story of sheer willpower.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand
Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.
Freedom Sailors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
FREEDOM SAILORS is a much-needed account of how a small group of ordinary people conceived and executed what seemed like a grandiose and audacious plan to break Israel’s illegal military blockade of the Gaza Strip, a blockade that keeps more than 1.5 million people in an open-air prison.
Syria - A Decade of Lost Chances: Repression and Revolution from Damascus Spring to Arab Spring
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Syria’s President Bashar al-Asad was an outspoken opponent of the US and Israel. In March 2011 when Arab Spring came to Syria, Bashar reasoned that his support among Syrians was deep and wide because, as he told the Wall Street Journal a few weeks earlier, he was "closely linked to the beliefs of the people." He was dead wrong
Petra: A Brief History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Petra: A Brief History is an easy-to-read, popular history of one of the world’s most fabled cities and the mysterious people who built it. This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know the entire story behind the "rose red city half as old as time," and the little known Nabataeans, who carved Petra from the living rock of Jordan's Sharah Mountains.
Karbala, The Complete Picture
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
Steel & Silk: Men and Women who Shaped Syria 1900–2000
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 240,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Syria is a pivotal Middle Eastern country that is largely unknown and misunderstood in the West. This book provides insight and understanding through the lives of leading Syrians over the last century.
Revolution in Cairo (hour by hour story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
First edition. 'Life on Mohamed Mahmoud street goes at usual pace, just like on every other street in this district of the city – people go shopping, meet their friends, spend their time out on the roofs of old tenements. Everything is so „normal”. And then, on one winter day this „normality” disappeared and everything became completely different and this happened on the day of 25th January, 2011'
Rewolucja w Kairze (godzina za godziną)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: Polish. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Wydanie pierwsze. "Życie na ulicy Mohameda Mahmouda toczy się normalnie, jak na pozostałych ulicach w tej dzielnicy miasta – ludzie robią zakupy, spotykają się z przyjaciółmi, spędzają czas na dachach starych kamienic. Wszystko jest takie „normalne”. I nagle pewnego zimowego dnia ta „normalność” zniknęła i wszystko stało się takie inne. A było to 25 stycznia 2011 roku."
The Lid is Lifted
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Slagmark - Israels historie 1945-2009
Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 147,900. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Staten Israel og det jødiske folks forhold til araberne i og rundt omkring landet er et av de mest kontroversielle spørsmålene i verden i dag. I boka «Slagmark», som er skrevet av en norsk forfatter, får du et innblikk i den jødiske statens historie slik den har utviklet seg fra begynnelsen av og fram til i dag.
Raid Night
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with U.S. Army soldiers in Baghdad during the Surge. They were sent out as bait to lure an insurgent commander, but instead find themselves stalked in the dark by a shadowy faceless militia.
On the Hunt in Baghdad
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
In the Wake of the Surge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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In the Wake of the Surge is a gripping first-person narrative that tells the story of the Kurds, the Arabs, and the Americans in Iraq during one of the most violent and wrenching periods in that country’s history by award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten, who visited Iraq seven times between 2005 and 2009.
Christianity: The Devil's Greatest Trick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
It's a simple fact that most Christians know next to nothing about Christianity. How many people are aware of the many heresies that were stamped out by the early Church? Had any of these heresies triumphed, the world would be a very different, and much saner place.