SOUTHWEST ASIA AND
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NORTH AFRICA RESOURCES
- Aneki.com World Country Rankings
- The Geography Game: The Middle East
- eTurboNews Tourism News for the Middle East
Virtual Field Trips
- Dubai, United Arab Emirates (WorldGTT)
- Oman, Musandam Peninsula (WorldGTT)
- Tunis, Tunisia - Tunis Medina and Downtown (WorldGTT)
- Celebrating Ramadan - (Boston Globe photos, mostly Middle East)
- MSNBC Travel Photos: Istanbul, Jordan & Egypt Deserts, more?
- No End in Sight: Made in 2007, this film provides a compelling look at the fall of Iraq due to US decisions and sanctions.
- Waltz With Bashir: This animated documentary shows the often painful and repressed memories one soldier has of the 1982 Lebanese War.
- Iraq in Fragments: Everyday people share their thoughts about living in an Iraq shaken by war, religious tensions and violence in this documentary.
- Gaza Strip: In this film you’ll see life in the Gaza Strip, with a focus on one young man with limited education and limited opportunities.
- Inside Mecca: Learn more about the center of religious worship for millions of Muslims around the world in this film.
- Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites: This PBS documentary will help you learn more about the history of Judaism.
- The Fifty Years War: Israel and the Arabs: This series takes an in-depth look at this extended conflict in the Middle East.
- The Accused: While incredibly controversial, this documentary presents in visually gripping detail the massacre of Palestinians in 1982.
- The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm: Watch never-before-seen interviews in this investigation into the realities of the Gulf War.
- Iran Is Not the Problem: This film takes a different stance on Iran, presenting the conflict between the country and the US from another perspective.
- Muhammad Legacy of a Prophet: This film is a great opportunity to learn more about the man behind one of the world’s most practiced religions.
- God Grew Tired of Us: This film will tug at your heart with the stories of the lost boys of Sudan.
- Darfur Now: Watch this film to learn more about the tragedy of the Darfur region and ways that you may be able to help.
* Some are free, others are probably available through a college library (Source)