Lisa Najeeb Halaby, born in 1951, married the king of Jordan, Hussein I, on June 15, 1978. She was queen from 1978- 1999. Includes photo and brief biography.
City in Mauritania with estimated 70,000 inhabitants, situated in the very north of the country, close to the borders to Morocco. Economical base is fishing and fish-processing, and exportation of iron.
Egyptian queen, chief wife of the Pharaoh Akhenaten.
Kingdom in what now is Algeria. Existed from 201 BCE until 46 BCE, when collaboration with the Romans led to its being put under Roman rule. Includes timeline.
Capital of Mauritania with an estimated 800,000 inhabitants. Economical base is administration and economical activities, and some domestic industry. Includes brief history.
City in Tunisia with 80,000 inhabitants, situated on the Bay of Hammamet, at the southern side of Cap Bon. Economical base is ceramics, tourism and agriculture.
Geographical region describing Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt, the 5 countries lying north of the Sahara.
Collection of religious texts, that are central to Christianity. There are 27 texts, or books. Their content is loosely a narration of the first century of Christianity. Includes list.
People of northern Sudan and southern Egypt. Includes some details of their culture.
Ethnologically this spoken language is divided into two main groups: Fiadidja-Mahas in Sudan and Kenuzi-Dongola. Includes details of the written language.