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1

What countries are in the Maghreb?

- Morocco
- Algeria
- Tunisia
- Libya
- Mauritania

2

What is the nickname of the Maghreb

The "Berber" countries

3

Morocco in Arabic

المغرب

4

MOROCCO: الإسم الكامل:

المملكة المغربية

5

Moroccan العاصمة

الرباط

6

What is the Maghreb/what does it mean?

Northwestern Africa/westernmost place

7

Is Morocco liberal?

Yes

8

51% universities female, 20% judges

Morocco

9

Berber required in high school

Morocco

10

Northern most tip of which country speak Spanish

Morocco

11

15% habitable, 85% desert

Algeria

12

30% berber

algeria

13

Conservative + not open to foreigners

Algeria

14

Militant state

Tunisia

15

cosmopolitan

tunisia

16

no stable government

Libya

17

Pariah

Libya

18

10th largest oil reserve in world

Libya

19

Most recent

Maur.

20

under sanctions for human rights violations

Maur

21

40% below poverty

Jordan

22

water shortage + #1 income from tourism

Jordan

23

70% muslim (51 shia, 49 sunni), fashionable, Paris of middle east

Lebanon

24

90% muslim, 3% druze, 7% christian, 1st to publicly denounce Iraq

Syria

25

25% Kurdish population

Iraq

26

1990: Hussein invaded

Kuwait

27

religion constitution, Riyadh, mecca, jad--da, medina

saudi

28

700k ppl, most westernized, fishing, mostly shia

Bahrain

29

RICHEST ARAB COUNTY, Education city

QAtar

30

pirate coast- trucial states, burj khalifa, women veiled + cant vote, 0% under poverty level

UAE

31

shipbuilders, progressive

Oman

32

birthplace of alqaeda, 2nd poorest, mud buildings,

yemen

33

7% arable land, 91% below poverty level

sudan

34

keystone, pop culture and entertainment capitol, educated (smartest), 8th most densely populated, coptics

egypt