Category Archives: Middle East

This category is about countries in the Middle East.

Egypt  An ancient  civilization
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Egypt An ancient civilization

Egypt. In Arabic known as Misr, a beautiful country but took it for granted as I lived in Jeddah. A mistake which I made. It was the eighties and could have easily convinced my father to goto visit Egypt but my attraction was the United States.It was just 200 riyals to goto Egypt and lodging […]

AKSUM -ancient City in Ethiopia where Queen of Sheba lived
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AKSUM -ancient City in Ethiopia where Queen of Sheba lived

Aksum History Aksum or the Kingdom of Aksum is certainly a treat for history and archaeology lovers. The location of Aksum is on the northern edge of the Red Sea Coast. Aksum is not just a city but an empire which was founded in the 1st Century CE.The Aksum empire consisted of Ethiopia,Eritrea,Djibouti,Somalia and Somaliland. […]

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Shaddad bin Ad’

Shaddad bin Ad. When I was young I had heard about Shaddad and his earthly paradise. I never really knew who he was really. Then with the advent of modern technology lot of information has been found. Shaddad was a king who was strong and tall accompanied by long life.By today’s standard he was a […]

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Jeddah

Jeddah or Jiddah is the port city of Saudi Arabia.It is belived to be the place where Mother Hawa(Eve),wife of the first man landed on Earth. Her grave is also located in Jeddah. The history of Jeddah is not the topic of this post but let me assure you it is very interesting.Jeddah once had […]

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