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1

Shi'ite Muslim distribution

Iran

2

Fertile Crescent

what is present day Iraq & Syria; the cradle of civilization, birth of agriculture.

3

Aswan High Dam

Located in Egypt; 2 purposes: electricity and regulating the flow of the Nile.

4

Darfur- ethnic cleansing

Border of Chad & Sudan; Africa transition zone... muslims moving aggressively to South Saharan.

5

Iraq/ Mesopotamia rivers

Fertile Crescent/ Euphrates and Tigris River

6

Israel creation

#1 oil reserve in the world.. Country's ONLY commodity.

7

Saudi Arabia - oil

Engineering disaster; dried out portion of Southwest Asia.

8

Aral sea

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9

Afghanistan - ethnic groups

Pashtun is the main ethnic group in power.

10

North africa/ Southwest Asia countries

Afghanistan; not Pakistan

11

India population distribution

Everywhere is populated

12

Caste system - religion

Hindu religion

13

Pakistan / Bangladesh

Used to be West and East Pakistan