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The Arabian Peninsula and Arab world in photos

Discussion in 'Arab Defence Forum' started by al-Hasani, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. Saif al-Arab

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    Tunisia:

    The ancient site of Carthage built by one of the many ancient Semitic peoples, the Phoenicians.
    The famous military commander Hannibal (247 – 183/182/181 BC) was of Phoenician origin (Punic Carthaginian) himself.

    Hannibal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    The Great Mosque of Kairouan built in 670 on the order of the Arab Hijazi general Uqba ibn Nafi and the Umayyad Caliphate. It's today a World UNESCO Heritage Site and arguably the most famous mosque of Tunisia.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Mosque_of_Kairouan

    [​IMG]Great Mosque of Kairouan by Momin Bannani, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Great Mosque of Kairouan by Momin Bannani, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Mosque of Uqba - The Great Mosque by Shaun Matthew Yeo, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Great Mosque of Kairouan by Momin Bannani, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Tunisia-3328 - El Djem Amphitheater by archer10 (Dennis), on Flickr

    [​IMG]Sidi Bou Said, Tunis. by usaid.d800, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Tunisia-3420 - Bab Diwan Gate by archer10 (Dennis), on Flickr
     
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    Bahrain:

    [​IMG] Bahrain Fort by hqasem, on Flickr

    Founded in 2300 BC. It's first foundations were founded by the native and ancient Semitic Dilmun civilization. It's a World UNESCO Heritage Site today. Many sites are found in Eastern Arabia (KSA and Bahrain).

    Qal'at al-Bahrain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dilmun

    Oman:

    Oman is famous for its hundreds of well kept forts and castles. They are some of the best kept in the world. Here are a few.

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    Muttrah Corniche #2
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    Nizwa Town ولاية نزوى
    by digitalazia, on Flickr

    [​IMG] @ 200m high... Nakhal Fort in a cloudy day! by Beauty Eye, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Ittin, Salalah, Dhofar by Shanfari.net, on Flickr

    The famous Arabian coastline speaks for itself as well.

    [​IMG]Oman 09 by Toni.P, on Flickr

    [​IMG]Infinity pool by CruisAir, on Flickr
     
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    A Turkish mosque in UAE

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    The GCC Arab countries are the better arab countries.
     
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    Will visit petra one day InshaAllah .
     
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    Jeddah Gov. Prince Misha’al bin Majed kicked off the 10-day Jeddah Heritage festival Wednesday at Balad with the start of school spring break

    The festival will also feature games for all age groups, traditional food, simulation of archaeological sites with 5D virtual glasses, Hejazi folklore, theater, dances, children’s programs and contests, museums, traditional coffee shops and food stalls and much more with a glimpse of history.

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    Iraq:

    Baghdad Museum:

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    Al-Kadhimiya Mosque in Baghdad:

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    Basra:

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    Renovated old buildings. Sadly most are in a bad state.

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    Babil:

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    The Marsh Arabs of Southern Iraq:

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    Ziggurat of Ur in Dhi Qar (Southern Iraq):

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    Yemen:

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    Aden, Yemen
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    yemen
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    Hug Cave-soqotra island-yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    Yemen: Lever du jour sur le désert du Rub al khali.
    by claude gourlay, on Flickr

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    Soqotra168
    by Alex Martin Ros, on Flickr

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    Dracaena cinnabari Woodland in Firmhim
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    landscape wadi dirhir-dixam plateau, soqotra island, yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    Manakha مناخة
    by Zakaria Alaya, on Flickr

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    img670
    by Mark Schlegel, on Flickr

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    Qalansia, Socotra, Yemen
    by red_ink, on Flickr

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    yemen - ipp
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    yemen
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    the sultan's palace in the night-Seiyun-hadramawt-yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    Socotra Island - a man walks along Shouab beach
    by sadaiche (Peter Franc), on Flickr

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    yemen-old sana'a city-اليمن-صنعاء
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    beautiful terraces in the mountains the road to Taizz-yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    view of the high old palaces with the yemenistyle in Sana'a, yemen,
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    mountain village with traditional houses Yemeni near manakha-mountain haraz-yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    jiblah-yemen
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    mountain village with traditional houses Yemeni-burra mountain-yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

    Yemen is a truly incredible country.
     
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    Yemen:

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    Yemen Felletti 33_00
    by alfredo_felletti, on Flickr

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    yemen - sana'a
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    Yemen, Socotra Beach
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    landscape of beautiful Yemen
    by Life Spirit, on Flickr

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    Wadi Doan. Hadramawt region, South Yemen
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    Grand-Canyon-Village atop the rock
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    Wadi Doan in Shibam, Yemen
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    Shibam - Yemen
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    traditional yemeni house in al hajjarah, mountain haraz, yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    Yemen 091
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    swimming pool in natural rock at homhill, Soqotra Island, UNESCO, yemen
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    Far Away ~ Socotra Island, Yemen
    by Martin Sojka .. www.VisualEscap.es, on Flickr

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    beautiful village with palm trees and mud-brick houses in the wadi Doan, tribal region of Hadramawt, Yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr

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    Unfolding pure beautiness
    by Ammar Khalaf, on Flickr

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    Wadi Ayhaft, Haggier Mountains
    by twiga_swala, on Flickr

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    YEMEN | MUKALLA
    by Sallam, on Flickr

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    Dar Al Hajar, Wadi Dhahr, Yemen
    by yeowatzup, on Flickr


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    beautiful village with palm trees and mud-brick houses in the wadi Doan, tribal region of Hadramawt, Yemen
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    Bab ul Yemen, Sana'a
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    gun man and the beautiful village with palm trees and mud-brick houses in the wadi Doan, tribal region of Hadramawt, Yemen
    by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr
     
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