Middle East/North Africa

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Atlas

Largest mountain chain in Africa

Beduin

Nomadic desert peoples

Empty Quarter

The largest and harshest desert in Southwest Asia

Iraq

The country Iraq invaded in 1991

Mosque

A Muslim place of worship

Ottomans

  1. The group that conquered Constantinople in the 1400's and changed its name to Istanbul

Qaddhafi

The present dictator of Libya

Sahara

The largest and harshest desert in the Africa

Suez Canal

This was an important canal built in the mid-1860's that connected the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea

Taliban

The group that controlled the government in Afghanistan from 1989-2001