Essays Tagged: "Persian Gulf"

Egypt and Kuwait: A Comparison of Two Arab Countries

ntry with a population of just over one and a half million people. It is located at the head of the Persian Gulf, which is strategically a crucial area in the geopolitics of our time, in world affairs ... the West. Not to be too tied up into ideological arguments and positions, Kuwait was also the first Persian Gulf State to establish diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union in 1963. Kuwait did take ...

(18 pages) 175 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Republic of Iraq.

roductionThe Republic of Iraq is a country located in southwestern Asia, at the northern tip of the Persian Gulf. Some of the world's greatest ancient civilizations--Assyria, Babylonia, and Summer--de ...

(4 pages) 92 1 3.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Persuasive Essay - War with Iraq

n Iraq. The deployment of 250,000 troops, fighter jets, aircraft carriers and heavy weaponry in the Persian Gulf shows we are on the eve of war, which most commentators say will soon happen. The Unite ...

(2 pages) 379 2 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Babylonian Mathematics: Report on the mathematic systems used by Babalon. The assignment was for everyone in the senior class to report on a different acient form of mathematics.

The Babylonians lived in the area where the Tigris and Euphrates rivers emptied into the Persian gulf. Before the rise of this civilization, this area was dominated by two groups, the Sumer ... in the Neo-Babylonian period for almost 100 years. Finally they were invaded and taken over by the Persians and remained under their control until Alexander the great.The Babylonians were a very adva ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Ellen moore in bahrain

orking inBahrain, in a Arabic country.BAHRAINBahrain is an archipelago of 33 islands located in the Persian Gulf. The main island,Bahrain, comprises 85% of the almost 700 square kilometers of the coun ...

(3 pages) 75 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An essay discussing the great empires of the world, for example the persian, Cyrus, Athenian, etc....

wer. Four of the most powerful and long lasting empires of history and time were the Assyrians, the Persians, the Athenian and the Hellenistic. They defined and brought true meaning to the word empire ... ties but they also had their differences with pride and judgment towards each other's conquests.The Persians throughout their history lived peacefully in the region just north of the Persian Gulf, whi ...

(6 pages) 90 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Mathematics of Persia

y BC, there were people shrouded in mystery. Living in the areaeast of the Mesopotamian region, the Persians were a disparate group ofIndo-European tribes, some nomadic, some settled, that were develo ... re developing their ownculture and religion unique from that of the great cities to their west. The Persiansthroughout their history, such as we know it, lived peacefully in the region just northof th ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Persian Gulf War

The Persian Gulf is one of the few regions whose importance to the United States is obvious. The flow of ... rism and nuclear nonproliferation. Every president since Richard Nixon has recognized that ensuring Persian Gulf security and stability is a vital U.S. interest.The Clinton administration's strategy f ... a geopolitical challenge of far greater magnitude and complexity.Consultation with leaders of some Persian Gulf countries has made it plain to us that they do not share an identical view of the threa ...

(14 pages) 161 1 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Analysis the characteristic features of one economy: Iran economic details economic indicators economic problems

Eslami-ye Iran (Islamic Republic of Iran), is located in southwest Asia on the eastern shore of the Persian Gulf, with Tehran as its capital. Its official language, Farsi (Persian) is Indo- European. ... is the only navigable river and is used to transport passengers and cargo. Five major ports on the Persian Gulf, the largest being Bandar-e Abbas, serve Iran. There are international airports at Tehr ...

(11 pages) 214 0 3.8 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics


History of the Culture.Although known and visited by traders from the Persian Gulf area and East Africa in earlier times, the Seychelles Archipelago first appeared on Eur ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.7 Dec/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Gulf War: A quick view into the causes and the effect on Iraq economically and politically during the Gulf War. A discussion about whether or not America was justified in attacking

the Iraqi Military Forces; these reasons were: Iraq; publicly decrying the US naval presence in the Persian Gulf and making increasingly belligerent threats against Kuwait and The United Arab Emirates ...

(2 pages) 48 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars


and the greatest ruler in the first Babylonian dynasty. He expanded his kingdom to the north of the Persian Gulf. It traveled through the Tigris and Euphrates River valleys and to the coastline of the ...

(1 pages) 382 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Prophet Habakkuk: His Prophecy and an Explanation

the Babylonians were conquering much of the land between what is now the Mediterranean Sea and the Persian Gulf, around 608-598 B.C.(Bandstra). The meaning of Habakkuk’s name is not agreed on, and o ...

(2 pages) 1986 0 0.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Gulf War Syndrome

United States deployed 700,000 soldiers into and around the region of the middle east known as the Persian Gulf. The U.S. wanted to stop the progression of Iraqi forces who were invading the oil-rich ... Gulf War over 40 billion dollars of damage was reported to Kuwaiti oil field. Strong winds off the Persian Gulf this toxic smoke hundreds off miles away affecting soldiers, sailors and marines. Oil f ...

(6 pages) 11 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


debated, are believed it be the Aborigional Babylonians."The First was Eridu, then a seaport on the Persian Gulf, where their earlyest myths represent the first man, Adapu (Adam), speading his time fi ... great leader of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar 1, it than soon after got into a conflict with the powerful Persian Empire and was defeated. The Babylonians were under Persian control for a very short ...

(2 pages) 1427 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Indus River

.c. In the western edge of the river near central Pakistan lies the twin peaks of Takht-I-Sulaiman (Persian, throne of Solomon). One of them is at 11,295 ft (3,443m) and the other 11,085 ft (3,379m) h ... . Alexander the Great built a fleet and used the Indus River to get to an unknown route towards the Persian Gulf. Which lead him to another triumphant victory.

(1 pages) 2161 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Saddam Hussein Biography (1937–2006)

ls as president were to supplant Egypt as leader of the Arab world and to achieve hegemony over the Persian Gulf.addm launched an invasion of Iran's oil fields in September 1980, but the campaign bogg ... Nations (UN) resolutions condemning the occupation and authorizing the use of force to end it. The Persian Gulf War began on Jan. 16, 1991, and ended six weeks later when the allied military coalitio ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Fertility Decline in Middle-Eastern Countries

and social developments. Saudi Arabia is another Middle Eastern country that is situated across the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia has also experienced a recent decline in fertility, but for different rea ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Ancient Babylonian, Chinese and Greek Astronomy: Comparing and Contrasting

ace of their small territory lying between the Tigris and the Euphrates Rivers on the shores of the Persian Gulf. Their system of government was based on the worship of many different gods and each on ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Iranian Revolution 1978

ival of Islamic militancy in the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s.The increasing tensions in the Persian Gulf brought Iran and the United States to the brink of war in the summer of 1988. The killi ... es back to the pre-Islamic teachings of Zarathustra and Mani, the two major prophets of the ancient Persian Empire. After the Arab conquest and Islamization of Iranian culture, the all-encompassing na ...

(19 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History