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  • The Country Of Jordan - 1183 Words
    The country of Jordan is located in the Middle East region of the world and lies at 31 00 degrees north longitude and 36 00 degrees latitude. Jordan is located just north of Saudi Arabia and is also bordered by the countries of Iraq, Israel, Syria, and West Bank. On a more common scale, Jordan is just a tad smaller then the more known country of India with 89, 213 total square miles, also having a 26-mile coastline. The land of the country is mostly dry desert climate in the east, with more of a...
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  • The Jordan River - 1078 Words
    The Jordan River The Middle East region is known not only for its ideological, religious, and geo-political differences and disputes but also for the fact that it is extremely arid. The scarcity of water is connected to meteorologic, geographic and demographic factors. Jordan and Israel are highly dependent upon the Jordan River. Jordan, however, is facing another environmental problem which increases the state's dependency on the water of the Jordan River, (Abu-Taleb, 1994). The need for...
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  • Jordan and Ice Cream - 795 Words
    CASE : SADAFCO What are the strategies and business models of SADAFCO and the MNCs? SADAFCO in accordance to other MNC:s managed to diversify their business in order to maintain and possibly also strengthen their position within their industry. SADAFCO went from initially being a milk producer to becoming a producer of other food products that had a similar production process as their milk production. They managed to successfully take advantage of synergy effects and scale economies...
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  • The Electronic Commerce in Jordan - 1614 Words
    The Electronic Commerce in Jordan Introduction: Nowadays, the concern about the benefits of Electronic Commerce has increased among the companies and the consumers around the world. The term of Electronic Commerce means ‘any transaction of selling, buying or exchanging of product, service or information via the internet or other computer networks’ [1]. Although the massive usage of E-Commerce around the world, other countries especially the developing countries still...
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  • Media and Business in Jordan - 1303 Words
     Arab Societies Final Report Jordan Media and its implications on international business By: Dave Kiersnowski When King Abdullah II acceded to the throne in 1999, he heralded technology as a valuable tool to prompt the resource-deficient country of Jordan, and accelerate the growth of the IT sector. This Penetration and growth helped build a generation of tech-savvy youth who used the Internet as a means to develop the country. This made Jordan now home to one of...
    1,303 Words | 5 Pages
  • Jordan Syria Conflict - 751 Words
    M.U.N. – Jordan Position Paper Country: Jordan Committee: United Nations Security Council School: Palos Verdes Peninsula HS Topic: North Syrian Refugee Crisis History and Background As Syria’s uprising descends into an increasingly bloody civil war, the number of refugees fleeing the fighting has rocketed. In August 100,000 people escaped to safety in the neighboring states of Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon, and Iraq. The rate of people seeking refuge has brought the total to over 235,000...
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  • Foreign Direct Investment in Jordan
    Outline:- 1. Jordan’s History * Country * Society 2. Economy * GDP * Budget * Development Planning 3. Government and Politics * The Constitution * The King * The Government 5. Foreign Trade Policy * Relations with major Countries. * Jordan and Arab Countries. * Jordan and its relations with WTO. * Jordan partnering with OIC ( Organization Of Islamic Conference). * Jordan’s Free Trade Agreements with various associations and countries....
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  • Jordan: The future of a constitutional monarchy?
     Jordan The future of a constitutional monarchy? Jen Payer The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a small but strategically located country positioned at the crossroads of what is referred to by Christians, Jews and Muslims as the Holy Land. (BBC, 2013) Jordan’s position in the Middle East is bordered by Syria to the North, Iraq on the East, Saudi Arabia to the south and the West Bank, Israel and the Dead Sea to the west. Slightly smaller than the state of Indiana, Jordan measures only...
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  • Health Care in Jordan - 790 Words
    Jordan has quite an advanced health care system, although services remain highly concentrated in Amman. Government figures have put total health spending in 2002 at some 7.5 percent of Gross domestic product (GDP), while international health organizations place the figure even higher, at approximately 9.3 percent of GDP. Jordan was ranked by the World Bank to be the number one health care services provider in the region and among the top 5 in the world, as well as being the top medical tourism...
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  • The Economy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
    Background: The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, with a population of 5.5 million is a country that is very poor in resources, and has no oil. It also has limited agricultural land and is considered to have scarce water. The main natural resources available are phosphate and potash. About 80% of the human population lives in cities, and 38% of this population is under the age of 14 years, which classifies it amongst the youngest lower middle-income countries. Although there is a slow progress in...
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  • Differences Between Jordan and Saudi Arabia
    Differences between Saudi Arabia and Jordan Historically, Saudi Arabia and Jordan were considered as one region. However, earlier in the 1800’s both countries have split with two different cultures and traditions. Although both Saudi Arabia and Jordan are kingdoms and lay on the same borders, but they differ in women’s rights, the cost for living, and weather differences. First of all, women’s rights are one main issue that is completely different between both countries. In...
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  • Analytical paper on Jordan and USA relationship
    Analytical essay on Jordan and the US relationship In this paper I would like to examine the relationship between United States of America and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the reasons for their long-lasting close relationship as well to draw some future prognosis from both a realist and liberal point of view. I must state here at the beginning that this relationship is very complex when it comes to the whole region of the Middle East. The countries are very interdependent and also...
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  • Jordan Software Industry: Investigating the Role of Human Capital
    www.ccsenet.org/ijbm International Journal of Business and Management Vol. 6, No. 5; May 2011 Jordan Software Industry: Investigating the Role of Human Capital Ashraf Bany Mohammed Faculty of Information Technology, Middle East University P.O. Box: 383, Amman 11831, Jordan Tel: 962-777-588-997 Received: November 19, 2010 E-mail: abany@meu.edu.jo Accepted: December 22, 2010 doi:10.5539/ijbm.v6n5p217 Abstract Software industry is realized as one key opportunity for...
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  • The Impact of Training and Development on the Employees of the Insurance Sector in Jordan
    THE IMPACT OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ON THE EMPLOYEES OF THE INSURANCE SECTOR IN JORDAN THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY: To examine the procedures of training and development in the insurance sector and its effect on the quality of service and the degree of commitment from the employees to their organizations as it is a very essential subject since Training and Development is the framework for helping employees to develop their personal and organizational skills, knowledge, and abilities. The focus...
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  • The Role of Early Childhood Multimedia Edutainment on Efficient Use and Management of Water: a Case Study of Hikayat Simsim in Jordan
    The Sixth IWA Specialist Conference on Efficient Use and Management of Water, Efficient 2011 Conference ,Dead Sea, http://www.efficient2011.com/ THE ROLE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD MULTIMEDIA EDUTAINMENT ON EFFICIENT USE AND MANAGEMENT OF WATER: A CASE STUDY OF HIKAYAT SIMSIM IN JORDAN Naif haddad 1, Khaled haddad 2 1. The Hashemite University, Jordan : Naifh@hu.edu.jo 2. Jordan pioneers multimedia and TV production: Khaled@jordanpioneers.com Key Words: Early Childhood Education, awareness,...
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  • An Analysis of the Arab League - 2940 Words
    The Arab League: What Could Have Been But Never Was Introduction In an increasingly globalizing world, many problems that face humanity are of global concern and as such, require international co-operation in order to effectively combat issues such as terrorism and nuclear disarmament (Karns & Mingst. 2010). As a result, a rising need for global governance has emerged in the realm of international relations and policy as states search for ways in which they can manage their affairs (Karns &...
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  • The Geography Of The Middle East - 1158 Words
    The Geography of the Middle East Essay The Middle East is a large and diverse geographical area located in southwest Asia and northeast Africa. It extends over 2,000 miles from the Black Sea in the north to the Arabian Sea in the south, and about 1,000 miles from the Mediterranean Sea in the west to the mountains of Iran. The term “Middle East” came into common use in the early twentieth century, but remains loosely defined. One term sometimes applied to part of this area is “Fertile Crescent,”...
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  • Grafitti - 528 Words
    Eng 203 – Section 11 February 21, 2013 The term graffiti is very ambiguous. It can be regarded as an art or as scribbling of infidels. As we walk down the streets of Beirut, we tend to see various types of graffiti. They can be ways in which people tend to express themselves in terms of anger or revenge and to talk about their hard conditions. There is always a hidden message behind these catchy artistic images. As Rasha Salti mentioned in her article "Urban Scrolls and Modern-Day...
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  • Media Projection of Arab Spring
    Index Introduction 2 1. Arab Spring: The Revolution and Its Impact 4 2. Arab Spring and the American Media 8 3. Arab Spring and the British Media 19 4. Arab Spring and the Arab Media 27 5. Arab Spring and the Role of Social Media 49...
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  • King Hussein Monograph - 903 Words
    There are many people that come and go through out the history of our world, but there are only a few who come and make a meaningful impact. King Hussein of Talal was a talented man who devoted his life to making a change in his people’s life, and an impact on the Muslim race. King Hussein bin Talal was born in Amman on November 14, 1935. He was born to Prince Talal bin Abdullah and Princess Zein al-Sharaf bint Jamil. King Hussein has two brothers and one sister whose names are Prince...
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  • Pro War in Iraq - 2057 Words
    Pro War in Iraq I do not subscribe to the fashionable notion of moral equivalence between all deeply-held beliefs. I believe in the rights of the individual over the collective. I believe democracy is better than dictatorship, both morally and practically. Not necessarily democracy as we or the Americans or the French practice it, but the idea that in every possible practical way, you should let people make their own decisions, and if these decisions need to be circumscribed in any way, then...
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  • Allied Diplomacy - 1339 Words
    "ALLIED DIPLOMACY DURING WW1 IN THE MIDDLE EAST WAS CONTRADICTORY AND CAUSED INSTABILITY IN THE REGION." TO WHAT EXTENT DO YOU AGREE WITH THIS STATEMENT? Due to Britain's position as a major power, the country was able to reshape the Middle East and formulate agreements with several important cultures. However, some of the terms within these treaties were completely contradictory, creating dispute and controversy between parties. This very powerful mandate made many mistakes and errors in...
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  • Freedom Vs Safety - 352 Words
     Naomi Choice AP Language & Composition 10/28/14 P.4 Freedom vs. Safety Over time, the idea of giving up freedom for safety has been thoroughly practiced. H.L. Mencken believes that the average man does not want to sacrifice his safety for the sake of freedom. However, this idea is not supported when compared to events like the Arab Spring protests in the Middle East and NSA scandal in America. Benjamin Franklin once stated, “Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do...
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  • Nonverbal Communication in Arabs Culture
    NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION IN ARABS CULTURE The Arab world is a term to define all of the Arabic-speaking countries stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in the east, and from the Mediterranean Sea in the north to the Horn of Africa and the Indian Ocean in the southeast. It consists of 22 countries and territories with a combined population of some 325 million people spanning two continents. The Arabic language forms a unifying feature of the Arab World. Though...
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  • Syrian Crisis - 1606 Words
    Name Course Instructor Date How the Syrian refugee crisis has/is affecting the Jordanian economy Syrian crisis, which has continued for almost one and a half years now, have not only seen the number of refugees increase exponentially, but has also had tremendous effects on the economies of the neighbouring countries. Jordan which is one of the neighbouring countries to Syria and which host the largest number of refugees now is greatly affected. As indicated by the UNHRC statistics...
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  • Review of Lawrence in Arabia - 980 Words
    Heather Eggert 1.) Lawrence never received formal military training, but he achieved the rank of Colonel in the British Army. Discuss how he achieved the rank and compare his training to yours. Thomas Edward Lawrence is a scholar graduate of Oxford University. There, he obtained his degree in archaeologist. About 4 years before the war started, T.E. Lawrence was on an archaeological dig in Northern Syria. This gave him a huge background and understanding in Arab culture and tribal...
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  • intercultural behaviour - 3883 Words
     1. Introduction “Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect for other cultures.“ Cesar Chavez Whatever people are going to spend a semester abroad or have a longer job-related standing or some job meetings with foreign persons, most of the them prepare for abidance linguistically. They learn vocabulary and read books about the political system, religion and the history. This kind of information is meaningful and important. But most of the time people...
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  • Petra - 752 Words
     ~ The issues Petra has faced and will be facing The site suffers from a host of threats, including the collapse of ancient structures, erosion due to flooding and improper rainwater drainage, weathering from salt water rising, improper restoration of ancient structures, and unsustainable tourism. On May 19, AD 363 A.D, an extremely damaging disaster hit the rose red city of Petra in the form of a series of powerful earthquakes. The city already has a history of tectonic spasms as...
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  • Reading Problem in the Arab Youth
    Reading Problem in the Arab Youth “All leaders are readers” is a quote by Harry S. Truman that we hear often, and perhaps, think that it is true only for individuals. But it will be perfectly conformed to this quote to say that leading nations have readers. A little investigation to some statistics about reading in the Arab world will confirm what some Arabs see as “reading crisis” that prevents Arabs become a leading force in progresses made around the world. In the first place,...
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  • paper - 10425 Words
    Food Policy 46 (2014) 106–115 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Food Policy journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/foodpol Does food security matter for transition in Arab countries? Jean-François Maystadt a,b,⇑, Jean-François Trinh Tan b, Clemens Breisinger b a b Center for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS), KU Leuven, Belgium International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Development Strategy and Governance Division, United States a r t i c l e...
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  • Mtv Arabia - 969 Words
    Case Study: MTV Network: The Arabian Challenge Miguel Iglesias PID: 3966924 International Management (MAN4600) Professor Khosravi September 27, 2012 “Case Study: MTV Network, The Arabian Challenge” Abstract MTV Networks, known as the biggest music television channel in the world set a new challenge of introducing their channel to Middle East or to the Arab countries. Even tough MTV had spread almost through the whole world they had this challenge as one of biggest challenge...
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  • Palestinian National Identity - 1170 Words
    COWC 1001 National Identity and Globalization Spring 2013 Ariel Rapps Palestinian National Identity The vertical ethnie model of understanding nationalism that was posed by Anthony D. Smith maintains that “the clerisies of a given ethnic group construct a new self-definition for the hitherto politically passive community” (Foster 5). There are five processes that are involved in this evolution. These processes are: engaging in active political assertion; embracing the homeland; moving...
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  • Mtvcanud - 1198 Words
    MTV Arabia 1. Since one of the biggest challenges faced by MTV was launching MTV Arabia and coping with the prevalent culture of the Arab world, it is important to explain what issues may be difficult for them to deal with. Since the Arab world has many different types of societal and economic issues that relate to their various national people, their entertainment tastes and budgets must be catered to. The Arab culture is often much more conservative and based on traditional customs than...
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  • Arabization - 977 Words
    Awkward turtle closest description can be launched to that seen in the movement of Arabisation in our time of very slow it is unable to play its cultural and civilizational paving the phenomenon of widespread foreign languages ​​among the Arabs in the Arab World and make them grow alarmingly. Before delving into this issue has to be that we come to define Arabization first Valtrib term joint, multi-meanings knew Lexicon San Arabs as a source of Arabs and Arab area any hand of the melody and the...
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  • Arab Israeli - 1128 Words
    Explain the causes, course and consequences of the 1947 - 1949 War. (25 marks) The 1947 – 1949 War was the first war of the ongoing Arab-Israeli Conflict. The war is known to the Israelis as The War of Independence while the Palestinians call it the Catastrophe. The war came about as a result of the end of the British Mandate and the introduction of Resolution 181. The war involved a number of Arab states fighting on behalf of the Palestinians against the Israelis who were widely viewed as the...
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  • al yormouk camp - 581 Words
    with a heavy heart i must confirm the death of the human conscience. wait hasn't it died 6 decades ago?.. alright okay whatever. I am trying to be deep but you know what we have tried everything but nothing has worked, and writing to let more people feel sorry about some people's misery and suffering is all what i can do so here i am writing about the yarmouk camp. it's really breaks my heart to see the infants dying from hunger it's not a movie or drama, it's so real. I am like other people...
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  • Geostrategic of Syria during the conflicts
    PRESIDENT UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND LAW Geostrategic of Syria during the conflicts Final Term Exam Paper Anggun Desimalinda 016 2012 00057 International Relations Defense Class 2 2012 Strategic Environment Yugolastarob Khomeini July 15th 2014 Table of Contents Table of Contents……………….......………………………………………………………..1 Background of Study...
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  • Film Critique Lawrence of Arabia
    Final Film Critique: Lawrence of Arabia 1962 Crystal Evans ENG225: Introduction to Film Instructor: Sarah Carson Date Submitted: 10/3/2014 Contexual Information Title: Lawrence of Arabia 1962 Director: David Lean Cinematographer: Frederick A. Young Major Actors: Peter O’Toole – T.E. Lawrence Alec Guinness – Prince Feisal Anthony Quin – Auda Abu Tayi Jack Hawkins – General Allenby Omar Sharif – Sherif Ali Claude Rain – Mr. Dryden Year of Release: 1962 Type of Film: Epic...
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  • Descriptive Essay - 1615 Words
    Tiffany Salah Professor Sandowicz ENG 100 11 February 2013 Anywhere in the World Given the opportunity to travel anywhere in the world I would go to the country of Israel. It’s a small country bordering the Mediterranean Sea between Egypt and Lebanon, with its size being relatively smaller than that of New Jersey. It’s somewhere I have traveled before and I would take full advantage of the chance to go back another time. I have more than a handful of relatives in the Middle East. Some of my...
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  • Education in the Middle East - 519 Words
    The education strategy is the best way to open new market for the civilized nations, for Example England pulled troops from the Middle East in the 1950’s and 60’s, but kept all the middle east looking forward to go and get their education in England especially the ruling families, they had British Counsel in each and every country possible to pass their strategies through educational program which did very good for the British to introduce whatever they had on their agendas to these countries in...
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  • Arab Spring Media Perception
    Introduction The Arab Spring (literally the Arabic Rebellions or the Arab Revolutions) is a revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests that has been taking place in the Arab world since December 18th, 2010. Prior to this period, Sudan was the only Arab country to have successfully overthrown dictatorial regimes, in 1964 and again in 1985. To date, there have been revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt; a civil war in Libya; civil uprisings in Bahrain, Syria, and Yemen; major protests in...
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  • Case 4 - 500 Words
    Case #4 * From my point of view, I think that the example of Maktoob can be found again in the Arab world especially that we have the resources along with hard working and innovative developers. Investment from the western region also is important for the developers to reach new limits. Maktoob was very successful innovative story of excellence that aimed to bring Arabic used in the internet to new ages and make it available for more users. At that time, the number of the Arabic users was...
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  • MTV Arabia challenge - 1315 Words
    MTV Networks: The Arabian Challenge 1. Question 1 Experts felt that one of the biggest challenges faced by MTV while launching MTV Arabia was the prevalent culture in the Arab world. Discuss the Arab culture. How is it expected to pose a challenge to MTV? First of all, it is impossible to talk about groups of people without generalizing. At this point it must be emphasized that there is not just “one” Arab culture or society. The Arab world is full of rich and diverse communities, groups...
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  • Black September - 1882 Words
    Black September Black September is both the name of Jordan’s war on the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) in the early seventies and the name of Palestinian terrorist movement created in revenge of the aftermath of Palestinian losses of the war in Jordan. Black September was a movement created by a break away Palestinian faction of Fatah. Fatah Is a Palestinian political party and the largest faction of the PLO. In Palestinian politics it is a more liberal group on the left wing of...
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  • The War in Syria, The Syrian Conflict
    The Syrian conflict, for or against? Prior to beginning this assignment, I must admit that Syria was not one of my priorities, nor had I given thought to which direction our government should take in its dealings with them. However, after much “educating of myself” on the conflict, I definitely have personal views on the course of action as well as the problems behind the situation. It is most certainly my opinion that the U.S. should simply stay completely and fully out of any course of...
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  • Summary of ‘Why Are There No Arab Democracies?
    Larry Diamond's presentation explores the question of why there are no Arab democracies in the Middle East and North Africa. He shows us the relatively stagnant levels of democratic freedoms that have been the norm in the region for the past several decades. Diamond gives us a multitude of potential explanations for the absence of a sustainable democracy. His first explanation implicates that there must be something within the Islam or Arab culture or religion, that prevents the formation of a...
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  • Position Paper - 452 Words
    Committee: Security Council Country: Democratic India Delegate: Rishi Birudu, Meridian school Topic: situation in Syria The Syrian Arab Republic is currently in a state of civil war with its multi-religious and multi-ethnic society. For a year and a half since the “Arab Spring”, the rebel movement has protested the restrictions on their rights and the lack of government transparency, while the oppressive Syrian government, led by Bashar al-Assad, is fraught with corruption and attempts to...
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  • MTV Networks Case Study
    MTV Networks – The Arabian Challenge Case Study Question 1: Experts felt that one of the biggest challenges faces by MTV while launching MTV Arabia was the prevalent culture in the Arab world. Discuss the Arab culture. What challenges does the culture pose to MTV? When talking about Arab it must be clear that there is not just “one” culture or society; it is full of different and various communities, groups and cultures. It can be said that each of these Arab countries have different thinking...
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  • Marketing Strategy - 8813 Words
    1) Executive Summary: Zain (formerly known as Fastlink), was established in 1994, to launch mobile services in Jordan. Zain quickly became the foremost telecom company in the country, owning over twenty six outlets strategically located around the Kingdom. It also relies on indirect outlets by providing logistical support to dealers, thus its brand is visible all over, building momentum and strength, and becoming one of the first recognizable brands nationally. The Jordanian...
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  • Syrian Civil War Essay
    SYRIAN CIVIL WAR ESSAY The civil war in Syria with its attendant disintegration is having its predictable and malign effect. Iraq is now in mortal danger. The whole of the Middle East is under threat. We will have to re-think our strategy towards Syria; support the Iraqi Government in beating back the insurgency; whilst making it clear that Iraq’s politics will have to change for any resolution of the current crisis to be sustained. Then we need a comprehensive plan for the Middle East that...
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  • Understanding Palestinian Suicide Bombers
    Ericka Booze Professor Hughes English 360 18 March 2010 Understanding Palestinian Suicide Bombers To most of us understanding the idea that one would want to give and take a life so effortlessly does not come easy; people who had any hope for the future would not blow themselves up. “Why do Palestinians kill themselves and Israelis in such a horrific way at the bus stops or in a crowded market?” asks Dr. Eyad Sarraj (). Could it be that its part of their religious upbringing and they have...
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  • The Syrian Civil War - 840 Words
    Slide 1.) Ladies and Gentleman, today you will learn about a horrible event unfolding in Syria today. Slide 2.) Today there is an issue facing the Arab nations of the Middle East. Slide 3.) In December of 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi lit himself on fire, an act known as self-immolation, in protest of the confiscation of his merchandise by the government. This merchandise was his only means of income. In the middle of traffic on a busy street, he lit himself on fire in front of the governor’s...
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  • Economic Growth - 4979 Words
    World Applied Sciences Journal 18 (5): 673-680, 2012 ISSN 1818-4952 © IDOSI Publications, 2012 DOI: 10.5829/idosi.wasj.2012.18.05.16712 The Relationship Between Unemployment and Economic Growth in Jordan and Some Arab Countries Mahmoud A. Al-Habees and Mohammed Abu Rumman Faculty of Planning and Management, AL-Balqa Applied University, Jordan Abstract: Unemployment is a negative phenomenon in any human society as it adversely affect in different dimensions and directions. In addition, it...
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  • Arab Values - 1275 Words
    As per my researched, the Arab Values are divided into 3 categories: Family, Honor & Religion. According to the following - http://blogs.transparent.com/arabic/basic-cultural-values-القيم-الثقافية-الأساسية/ “Arab societies share so many values that include: endurance, loyalty, dignity, generosity, self-respect, pride and revenge. Today, we are going to discuss three basic values that are still prevalent in most Arab societies. Collectivism: It is an approach to life among Arabs, which is...
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  • My Best Life Trip
    (My Trip to Jordan) In 2007 our trip to Jordan was very exciting .I remember it as if it happened yesterday. It was a few years ago with my friends , and it was the best trip of my life. I remember flying to Jordan by Gulf Air .When we arrived Amman, the capital of Jordan at Queen Alia International Airport , the weather outside the airport was very nice and drizzling. We had already booked with the travel agency in Oman for a flat in a place in Amman called (Alrasheed suburb) one of the...
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  • Us Role in Arab Spring
    In December 2010, mass anti-government protests began in Tunisia and later spread across the Arab world. By February 2011, revolutions occurred in Tunisia and Egypt, Libya and Syria. The uprisings were dubbed as “Arab Spring”. Many nations in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), that neighbor the conflict spots, have been greatly affected by the uprisings. Neighboring countries have experienced an influx of refugees, and a possibility of violence spilling over their borders. Nations...
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  • Continuing Conflicts in Middle East
     Continuing Conflicts in Middle East: Where did the refugees go? Student: Mary guo Teacher: Cherie Connor Course: ELIN001 Tri 2 Date: 14/09/2014 The number of words: 568 Refugees are hardly a new issue in Middle East countries. As economic and political instability continue increased in this region, hundreds of thousands people are forced to leave their home every year. The figures in the table (Appendix A)...
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  • Why Arabs Are Backward
    The poor Arab Street Jul 3rd 2002 From The Economist Global Agenda A new report from the United Nations analyses why the Arab world has fallen so far short of its potential. Its answer? Three deficits: of freedom, of knowledge and of womanpower. But without progress, a disaffected populace is turning its anger on the West AFP | | | Women in the shadows | WHAT went wrong with the Arab world? Why is it so stuck behind the times? It is not an automatically unlucky region. Fatly...
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  • How does it feel to be a problem
    Omar 1. The story is about a 22 year old Palestinian male that lives in New York. After hearing from one of the leaders at his church telling the group that to many study medicine and other things and to little of them study journalism. He is then inspired to be a leader and hero that the Palestinian people can look up to that help get the truth across. He gets an internship at ‘al Jazerra’ an Arabic news channel where he does extremely well and is quoted to be one of the best interns. He...
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  • The Experience of Exile in Palestinian Memoirs
    How is the experience of exile dealt with in Palestinian memoirs? The experience of exile is dealt with differently depending on the memoir, but the overall picture received is one of feeling lost, unwelcomed, isolated and being unable to fully integrate into their new society. Memoirs often provide an insight into the lives of different types of people, Ghada Karmi’s ‘In search of Fatima’ memoir provides a detailed look at the life and experiences in exile from the Palestinian perspective....
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  • 111111111 - 1190 Words
     Palestine and Israel Palestinian and Israeli are fighting over the land and they have been fighting for a long time. This country is divided to two parts Israel and Palestine, but most likely to Israel. Edward Said used photographs to give an image of the life and culture there. He wanted to free his country. Edward Said was defending his own people by his essays. First of all, Edward Said used photographs to give an image of how Palestinians are living in Jerusalem, Jordan,...
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  • United Arab Emirates and Arab Culture
    Shihui Guo IB315-01 Prof. Mamoun Assignment#1 1. Expert felt that one of the biggest challenges faced by MTV while launching MTV Arabia was the prevalent culture in the Arab world. Discuss the Arab culture. How is it expected to pose a challenge to MTV? Compare to Western countries like US, the Middle Eastern world holds more conservative stand and is culturally sensitive. The Arab culture consisted with huge population of youth and young adult that are rich and diverse. Also the Arab...
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  • Did Social Media Support the Arab Spring?
    Did social media support the “Arab Spring”? (Credits: http://www.heraldsun.com.au) A research conducted by Tim Tabak and Leon da Silva INDEX Executive Summary 3 Introduction 3 Research 4 * Methods 4 * Sub-Questions and discussion 4 * Discussion and conclusion 7 * Recommendation 8 Reference List 9 Annotated Bibliography 10 Appendix I - Our Expert/Interviewee 12...
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  • The Discovery of the Self Naomi Nye’s Works
    The Discovery of the Self Naomi Nye’s Works The purpose of this paper is to analyze the self and identity in the works of Naomi Nye, and to examine the popular culture representations of Arabs as terrorist. After the September 11, 2001 attack, more and more disappointment, frustration and curiosity towards Islam and Muslims have aroused amongst Americans. Part of Naomi Nye's political statement lies in her attempts to change the American mainstream perception of Arabs by providing readers with...
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  • Aramex - 968 Words
    Aramex With a global operation like Aramex, it makes sense to use the technology of a global leader like Avaya. It’s truly remarkable the difference reliable and intelligent communications can make in an organization as widespread as ours. – Mohammad Shahin, Jordan Country Manager. ARAMEX, part of Arab International Logistics (AIL) and listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is the leading provider of total transportation solutions in the Middle East and North Africa regions and South Asia,...
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  • the happiest song plays last
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  • The Fertile Crescent - 287 Words
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  • How Do the Features Od the Wag Water River Change Down Strea,
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  • reel bad arabs - 871 Words
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  • Mtv Arabia - 1322 Words
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  • Arab and Latinos Comparative Analysis
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  • Outcasts United 1 - 373 Words
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  • Marketing - 422 Words
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  • physics 102 - 1248 Words
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  • Arab culture - 472 Words
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  • Children of Israel - 281 Words
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  • How Teens Can Spend Ther Free Time
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  • Arabizi - 1392 Words
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  • New Product Development for Marketing - New Toothbrush Proposal for Oral-B
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  • Syrian Uprising - 1465 Words
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  • Segmentation - 5678 Words
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  • 1982 Lebanon War - 423 Words
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  • Small Scale Industries - 5240 Words
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  • airline feasibility - 19002 Words
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  • Managing Cultural Differences Saudi Arabia
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  • Saudi Arabia Country Screening
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  • Arab Spring - 789 Words
    Introduction The ‘Arab’ spring of 2011 is a wave of revolutions taking place in the Arab world. It has its own and unique characteristics. The name is an allusion to the 1848 “Spring time of the Peoples”. The 1848 revolution was also a political upheaval throughout Europe and it spread to almost 50 countries including Latin America; whereas the cause of Arab Spring is also “dissatisfaction with political leadership”. That is why a comparison is drawn between these two revolutions. This term...
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  • Gulf War - 837 Words
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  • Growth of Arab Nationalism - 1085 Words
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  • Syrian Unrest - 309 Words
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  • One More River - 661 Words
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  • The Arab Spring - 657 Words
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  • Greatest Invention Of All Time The Internet
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  • candidate for saudi arabia - 523 Words
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  • Women in the Arab World - 579 Words
    Women's rights in the Arab world Critical reflection Back in the day women were not considered human. They weren't allowed to vote, work or have a say whatsoever in the community. A Women's one and only job was to be a house wife, raise the children and make food to please her husband. One would think that this has changed, that 21st century women are much more involved in society, business and politics. All the up heat and recognition women's rights movements and feminist actions are...
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  • The Rise of Fatah and the Palestine Liberation Organization and the History of the Abu Nidal Organization
    The rise of Fatah and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) came about by a man named Yasser Arafat who was born in Cairo in1929 and died in 2004. The name was presumed by Mohammed al Husseini, Yasser created the PLO and Fatah and merged them together in 1964 and ran a terrorist campaign against Israel. Yasser included other terrorist in the Cuban training camps and made promise to connect with them in international revolution. To some it appeared that Arafat’s organization could be...
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