Qatar History Through the Ages

Qatar's history is interesting. The country was once an impoverished British protectorate but is now one of the world's wealthiest countries. This article covers how...

Egypt’s Major Industries – Economic Activities

Egypt's major industries have changed drastically, thanks to an economic transformation. Access to services, energy, and water spurred economic activities in Egypt. There are...

Fustat, the Old Muslim Capital of Egypt for 500 Years

Fustat is the “Old City” of Cairo, Egypt's capital. Fustat was the first Muslim capital of Egypt when a Caliphate's general conquered it in...

Leontius – Byzantine Empire

You could almost miss Leontius of Byzantium with such a short reign, but if you did, you would miss out on a mystery. Who...

Life Expectancy in Libya

High life expectancy in Libya remains elusive and nowhere near close to a panacea. You can take the pulse of a society by looking...

Mosul: The Historic Northern City of Iraq

Mosul, Iraq is one of the few cities in the Kurdish region that experienced diversity in its ethnic groups over time. The people of this...

The Sipahi: Ottoman Knights

The Sipahi or Ottoman cavalry troops were effective, well-armed, and dangerous were knights that met enemies on their army's flanks or when they got...

The Suez War: A Canal and its Crisis

The Suez war, or popularly known as the Battle of Suez Canal, was a historical turning point in geopolitics. The dispute over access to the...

The Talysh People, The Forgotten People of Old Northern Iran and...

The Talysh is a tiny minority group of people in northern Iran and southern Azerbaijan who speaks a language called Talysh and has a...

The Anglo Egyptian Treaty 1936 – An inter-war treaty in a...

Understanding the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty requires knowing what transpired during the inter-war years in Egypt. In the inter-war years, an unsettled Egypt negotiated with the...