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Random SW Asia facts

100

Which country is east of Iran?

Afghanistan

100

This tiny country is full of oil and was the victim of aggression and environmental damage from Iraq

Kuwait

100

This river forms a natural border between Israel and Jordan

Jordan river

100

This narrow waterway joins the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea.

Strait of Hormuz

100

What country was Al-Qaeda hiding in?

Afghanistan

200

Which 2 countries ar on the western border of Iraq?

Syria and Saudi Arabia

200

This tiny piece of land is home to Palestinians and is on the Mediterranean coast.

Gaza Strip

200

This was built as a "shortcut" from Asia to Europe

Suez Canal

200

This is the northwestern part of the Indian Ocean

Arabian Sea

200

Saddam Hussein was the dictator of this country until the Iraq War

Iraq

300

This country was once inhabited by Jewish people, then Palestinians, and then Jews again.

Israel

300

This country is the crossroads between Europe and the Middle East

Turkey

300

This sea separates the Arabian Peninsula from the African continent.

Red Sea

300

Much of the world's oil supply is shipped through this narrow waterway

Strait of Hormuz

300

Which country controls much of the shipping lanes around the Strait of Hormuz?

Iran

400

This country is now an Islamic Republic after its 1979 Islamic Revolution

Iran

400

This piece of land is home to Palestinians but the Israelis are slowly annexing it and destroying homes and building new Israeli settlements.  (hint: Trump approves!)

West Bank

400

This gulf separates the Arabian Peninsula from Iran

Persian Gulf

400

The _____________ is a 120 mile man-made feature connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea

Suez Canal

400

During the Six-Day War, this country defeated Egypt, Jordan, and Syria to gain control of the Gaza Strip and West Bank.

Israel

500

If you traveled from Turkey to Kuwait, which country would you most likely travel through?

Iraq

500

This country offers the world very little: rocks, dirt, heroin, and terrorism

Afghanistan

500

Name the two rivers that start in Turkey and meet in Iraq before emptying into the Persian Gulf

Tigris and Euphrates Rivers

500

These two rivers create fertile farmland in the middle of Iraq

Tigris and Euphrates rivers

500

This country is one of the largest physically, is a major oil producer, and has a royal family in control.

Saudi Arabia