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Iran, Israel, Turkey
Non-Arab countries
Lake Urmia, Iran
largest lake
Mount Damavand, Iran
highest mountain
Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo
OPEC Secretary General
Gulf Cooperation Council
GCC
Abdullatif bin Rashid al Zayani
GCC Secretary General
Muammar Gaddafi
Lybia deposed leader (during Arab Spring)
Zine El Abidine Ben Ali
Tunisia deposed leader (during Arab Spring)
Mohamed Morsi
Egypt deposed leader (during Arab Spring)
1859-1869
Suez Canal
Doha, Qatar
where is Al Jazeera based?
Mohamed Badie
Muslim Brotherhood leader
Ayman al-Zawahiri
current leader of Al-Qaeda
Islamic State of Iraq and Levant
ISIL
Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
ISIS
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
ISIS leader
Peshmerga
military forces of Iraqi Kurdistan
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation
OIC
Egypt, Sudan
non Maghreb African countries
Sonatrach
Algeria's national oil company (largest company in Africa)
Azerbaijan
country of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
Georgia
country of Abkhazia Republic
Turkey
The Armenian Genocide was carried on by
Georgia
country of South Ossetia Republic
Egypt and Jordan
only two Arab nations that have signed treaties with Israel
Kuwaiti dinair
highest valued currency in the world
House of Representatives
legitimate and internationally recognized government in Libya
Government of National Accord
interim Libya government
Mauritania
in which country is slavery still present
Iran official language
Persian
Arab Maghreb Union
UMA
Morocco
Western Sahara is claimed by
Pakistan
only country created in the name of Islam
India and Pakistan
The Kashmir is contested between
Qatar
highest per capita income (GDP) in the world
Laayoune
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic claimed capital
Tifariti
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic de facto capital
Polisario Front
Sahwari rebel liberation movement
Morocco
only African country not part of the African Union
Ulema
Body of Islamic religious leaders and jurists
South Sudan
Country that gained independence in 2011
Ba'ath Party (Ba'athist government)
Syrian government
Aden
Yemen provisional capital
Houthis
Yemen rebel group
Golan Heights, East Jerusalem
territories occupied by Israel
Shimon Peres (Israel Foreign Affairs), Yitzhak Rabin (Israel PM), Yasser Arafat (PLO)
1994 Nobel Prize for Peace
Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen)
PLO chairman
Hamas
governing authority of Gaza Strip
Ramallah, West Bank
PLO headquarters
Gaza, Doha (Qatar)
Hamas headquarters
Khaled Mashal
Hamas leader
Hassan Nasrallah
Hezbollah Secretary-General
Palestine Liberation Organisation
PLO
Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam
founders of al-Qaeda (1988)
Saddam Hussein
former president of Iraq (1979-2003)
Cairo
Arab Republic of Egypt
Al-Raqqah, Syria
ISIS headquarters
Mahmoud Abbas
PNA president
Palestinian National Authority
PNA