Cyber encyclopedia of Jewish history and culture that covers everything from anti-Semitism to Zionism. It includes a glossary, bibliography of web sites and books, biographies, articles, original documents and much more!
Because of his role in the partition of Palestine, KingAbdullah has always been one of the most controversial figures in modern Middle Eastern history. This book is the first in-depth description and analysis of the historical and personal cir…tances that made him so significant. Abdullah, a son of the Sharif of Mecca and a member of the Ottoman elite, emerged after the First World War as a contender for power in a Middle East …ted by Britain owing to his alliance with Britain in the Arab revolt. To his disappointment, he ended up in the arid territory of Transjordan. Within the constraints of British interests, he was left to make something of his lot. Since Transjordan had little to draw on to resist total …nce by Britain, Abdullah spent the remainder of his life looking for a role, a clientele, or a stable balance of interests that would allow him a future independent of British fortunes. He found all three after 1948 when, in conjunction with the creation of Israel, he came to rule the portion of Palestine known as the West Bank.
09.04.2012 The move comes after Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques KingAbdullah announced the government's decision to appoint women members on the Shoura in September. “We made this decision because we refuse to ...
27.09.2012 [MENAFN.COM] - Fahd bin Abdulrahman Balghunaim, minister of agriculture, said the food monitoring body, established in cooperation with the KingAbdullah Chair for Food Security at King Saud University (KSU), is an important step to complement efforts by the ministry
27.09.2012 [Jerusalem Post] - While Saudi Arabia's state news agency lauded the achievements of KingAbdullah and his government during National Day celebrations this week, Saudi cyberspace gave a far more colorful and often very different picture of the celebrations. Saudis
27.09.2012 [Asia Times Online] - The MB wants Jordan to become a constitutional monarchy; then they will take over politically after an electoral reform that KingAbdullah has been fighting against for years. Now the MB can even count on the support of Bedouin tribes, whose
27.09.2012 [Ahram Online] - Saudi KingAbdullah, who has just returned to the kingdom after a month-long absence, has launched a huge expansion project for the Prophet's mosque in the holy city of Medina, the state news agency reported. The expansion project, expected to be the
18.01.2014 - KingAbdullah of Jordan. Photo: World Economic Forum. AP – AMMAN, Jordan – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […] negotiations, the Royal Palace said in a statement. The palace said Netanyahu and KingAbdullah held talks behind closed doors
24.09.2012 [AFP] - RIYADH — Saudi KingAbdullah will return home Monday after nearly a month-long private trip to Morocco, a Saudi official told AFP. The 88-year-old monarch will likely travel directly to the holy city of Medina where he is expected to "lay the
12.09.2012 [AFP] - JERUSALEM — An Israeli official on Wednesday dismissed charges by Jordan's KingAbdullah II that the Jewish state was trying to foil his country's nuclear energy programme, calling the accusation "a hollow excuse." "Every time that we were consulted
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