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Syria in Perspective: An Orientation Guide - History, Assad Years, Recent Events, Geography, Economy, Society, Security, Military and Terrorist Groups
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This unique ebook provides a thorough introduction to critical information about Syria, produced by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Technology Integration Division June 2011.
Complete Guide to the 1980 Iranian Hostage Crisis and Rescue Mission, Operation Eagle Claw, Desert One, Holloway Report, Studies, Plans, CIA Role in Argo Cover Story, Formerly Secret Documents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the Iranian hostage crisis during the Carter administration and the 1980 failed military rescue mission with declassified Department of Defense documents, intelligence reports, histories and reports.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Most of all they are remembered for building the exotic ancient city of Petra.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
MARCH OF THE SCYTHIANS: FROM SARGON II TO THE FALL OF NINEVEH
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Assyrian-Scythian wars.
Flight from Saddam
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Category: 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.
Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand
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Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Cune Press. Category: 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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
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
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 240,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Cune Press. Category: 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.
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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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
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Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 147,900. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: October 31, 2011. Category: 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.
In the Wake of the Surge
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: 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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
Hvem bryr seg om palestinerne?
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 32,960. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Hvem bryr seg om det palestinske folket? I løpet av de siste hundre årene har palestinernes liv ikke vært noen dans på roser. I denne boka, som er skrevet av en norsk forfatter, skal vi se på hvordan palestinerne er blitt påvirket av det som har skjedd de siste hundre årene. Her kan alle lære mye de ikke visste om hvordan palestinernes problemer har oppstått og blitt ført videre.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Problems in Desert Warfare and Troop Construction in the Middle East Marine Corps Field Manuals (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Part of our value-added professional format series, this ebook includes the Problems in Desert Warfare and Troop Construction in the Middle East Marine Corps Field Manuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Afoot in the Desert, Desert Survival, Deserts of the World Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFRP 0-53 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Afoot in the Desert, Desert Survival, Deserts of the World Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFRP 0-53) provides information about individual survival in desert theaters of operation.
Kisses from a Distance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Kisses from a Distance is an engaging, true story that examines the Lebanese ethos through the lives and travails of three families before and after immigration to America. The tale begins in 1895 at a remote convent in the mountains of Lebanon where a young postulant, the author’s grandmother, is abducted and given into an unanticipated, and unwanted, marriage.