The only legal party of the country from 1962 to 1989.
Conservative group inside Christianity which seeks to preserve the core of the religion and its impact on society.
Opening chapter in the Koran, that expresses feelings about love, fidelity, births, marriages and burials.
Daughter of the messenger of Islam, Muhammad, and Khadija, and married to Ali, and mother of Hassan and Husayn. She is the ancestral mother of the Imams of the Shi'i Muslims.
Exile Palestinian group that was founded in 1957 by Yassir Arafat. Their direct military confrontation was with Israel, and became globally known in the 1960s.
Legal statement in Islam, issued by a mufti or a religious lawyer, on a specific issue.
Philosopher that worked for the Hamdanid emirs. Also 1introduced Plato and Aristotle to the Muslim philosophy.
Ruler of Egypt from 1936, until he was overthrown in 1952. Died in Rome in 1965.
Ruler of Saudi Arabia since 1964, until his death in 1975.
Saharan region in Libya, covering altogether 700,000 km². It is met by the coastal zone in the north, the desert in the east, the Tibesti massif of Chad to the south.