SOUTHWEST ASIA AND
NORTH AFRICA RESOURCES

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Web Links


Virtual Field Trips

  1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates (WorldGTT)
  2. Oman, Musandam Peninsula (WorldGTT)
  3. Tunis, Tunisia - Tunis Medina and Downtown (WorldGTT)
  4. Celebrating Ramadan - (Boston Globe photos, mostly Middle East)
  5. MSNBC Travel Photos: Istanbul, Jordan & Egypt Deserts, more?

Movies*

  1. No End in Sight: Made in 2007, this film provides a compelling look at the fall of Iraq due to US decisions and sanctions.
  2. Waltz With Bashir: This animated documentary shows the often painful and repressed memories one soldier has of the 1982 Lebanese War.
  3. Iraq in Fragments: Everyday people share their thoughts about living in an Iraq shaken by war, religious tensions and violence in this documentary.
  4. 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.
  5. Inside Mecca: Learn more about the center of religious worship for millions of Muslims around the world in this film.
  6. Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites: This PBS documentary will help you learn more about the history of Judaism.
  7. The Fifty Years War: Israel and the Arabs: This series takes an in-depth look at this extended conflict in the Middle East.
  8. The Accused: While incredibly controversial, this documentary presents in visually gripping detail the massacre of Palestinians in 1982.
  9. The Hidden Wars of Desert Storm: Watch never-before-seen interviews in this investigation into the realities of the Gulf War.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. God Grew Tired of Us: This film will tug at your heart with the stories of the lost boys of Sudan.
  13. 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)


Chapter 3.2 Errata