This blog is an attempt to inform about ash-Sharq al-Awsaṭ, Arabic for "the Middle East." Countries such as Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Yemen are explored. Their histories, cultures, people, and current states and affairs are shown through articles, photos, audio, and videos. This blog strives to be non-partisan. If you are offended by or have questions about anything posted or would like to be considered as a member, let us know by the link below.
National Geographic 1963 Egypt