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- Abdel Bari Atwan : Analyst of Islamic politics and Editor of an independent U.K. based Arabic language based newspaper, Al-Quds Al-Arabi; has had access to Osama bin Laden but is also a frequent analyst in Western and Muslim media and academic publications
- Afghan Arab : Fighters against the Soviets, and then participants in jihad operating from Afghanistan and Pakistan, who are not of Afghan ethnicity but fought in the region, trained there or were supported by organizations based in the areas
- Africa : Continent stretching over the equator, hosting deserts, tropical jungles and savannah as well as over fifty nations; population about 900,000,000.
- Alexander the Great : King of Macedon who conquered the Persian Empire in the late 4th century BCE.
- American Congress for Truth : An influence group strongly opposed to all aspects of militant Islam
- Andrew Exum : A Fellow with the Center for a New American Security, who has done fieldwork in Lebanon, served as a U.S. Army infantry officer in Afghanistan and Iraq, and worked in evaluation for United States Central Command
- Arab : People who identify with or recognise heritage from areas of the Middle East and North Africa on linguistic, cultural, ethnic or religious grounds.
- Aragonese language : Romance language mainly spoken in northern Aragon.
- BBC : British state-owned radio and TV broadcasting organization founded in 1922 under Lord John Reith.
- Baha'i Faith : A monotheistic religion founded in the mid-19th century in Persia, which emphasizes the unity of all humans as one race and prior religions as all being legitimate revelations from God.
- Crusades : Medieval wars of religion fought by Christians, the most famous being in the Holy Land.
- Daniel Pipes : Director of the Middle East Forum; publisher, Middle East Quarterly and Taube distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University; member, Committee on the Present Danger; book author and columnist, director 1986-1983, Foreign Policy Research Institute; board member, United States Institute of Peace; son of Soviet specialist Richard Pipes; Hasbara speakers bureau; "favorite columnist", American Conservative Union
- David Pearce : US Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Ambassador to Algeria (2008-present); a senior advisor to U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, and a planner of the "Surge"
- Druze : A religious offshoot of Shia Islam in the Middle East.
- Egypt : A country in the northeastern corner of Africa, bordering Sudan, Libya, the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea
- France : Western European republic (population c. 64.1 million; capital Paris) extending across Europe from the English Channel in the north-west to the Mediterranean in the south-east; bounded by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain; founding member of the European Union. Colonial power in Southeast Asia until 1954.
- Greek alphabet : Set of twenty-four letters that has been used to write the Greek language since the late 9th or early 8th century BC.
- History of linguistics : Chronological study of the science which endeavours to describe and explain the human faculty of language.
- Israel-Palestine conflict : Add brief definition or description
- Jordan : An Arab country of the Middle East, landlocked and bordered by Iraq, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and the West Bank of Palestine
- Kuwait : Country on the Persian Gulf bordering Iraq to the north and Saudi Arabia to the south; population of 2.5 million.
- Lebanon : a country in the Middle East. It borders Syria to the north and east, Israel to the south, and the Mediterranean Sea to the west. Its official language is Arabic, although French is widely spoken. The capital and largest city of Lebanon is Beirut.
- Lingua franca : Any language used for widespread communication between groups who do not share a native language or where native speakers are typically in the minority; name from 'Lingua Franca', a pidgin once used around the Mediterranean.
- Linguistics : The scientific study of language.
- Maronite Church : Eastern Rite Catholic church centered in Lebanon.
- Mediterranean Sea : The body of water separating Europe from Africa.
- Middle East : A geographical region in Asia that also contains small parts of Europe and Africa.
- Mount Lebanon : Add brief definition or description
- Mozarabic language : Extinct Romance language spoken during the Middle Ages in the Muslim part of the Iberian Peninsula.
- Natural language : A communication system based on sequences of acoustic, visual or tactile symbols that serve as units of meaning.
- Osama bin Laden : Radical jihadist who, with Ayman al-Zawahiri, founded a group known as al-Qaeda, which is credited with a series of terrorist attacks.
- Ottoman Empire : An empire, informally the Turkish Empire, that dominated most of the Middle East from the 14th to early 20th century.
- Palestine : Please do not use this term in your topic list, because there is no single article for it. Please substitute a more precise term. See Palestine (disambiguation) for a list of available, more precise, topics. Please add a new usage if needed.
- Persian language : An Indo-European language spoken primarily in Iran and Afghanistan.
- Peter Bergen : Senior Research Fellow, American Strategy Program and Co-Director, Counterterrorism Strategy Initiative, New America Foundation; CNN's national security analyst and fellow at Center on Law & Security, New York University; adjunct professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University
- Plural : Grammatical form that designates, relates to or composed of more than one member, set, or kind of objects specified.
- Portuguese language : An Iberian Romance language, of the Indo-European family.
- Qur'an : The sacred book of Islam, consisting of revelations to Muhammad.
- Republic : A form of government in which political power and authority is derived from the citizenry, and not from a monarch, whether hereditary or "tyrannical" (ie, a dictator).
- Roman Empire : The period from the ascension of Augustus Caesar to the fall of the Empire.
- Samuel Hahnemann : (1755 - 1843), physician who founded homoeopathic medicine.
- Shahnameh : "The Book of Kings," Persian epic written 975-1010 CE by the poet Ferdowsi.
- Sheriar Mundegar Irani : Add brief definition or description
- Somaliland : Add brief definition or description
- Spanish language : A Romance language widely spoken in Spain, its current and former territories, and the United States of America.
- Syria : Country in the Middle East, facing the Mediterranean Sea, and sharing borders with Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey.
- U.S. Committee for a Free Lebanon : A U.S. lobby in favor of multi-ethnic solutions to the government of Lebanon
- United Arab Emirates : Federation of the seven arabian states Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujeirah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain.
- Washington Post : A daily newspaper in Washington DC -- first publisher of the details of the Watergate scandal.