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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

Great Mosque of Kairouan by Momin Bannani, on Flickr

Great Mosque of Kairouan by Momin Bannani, on Flickr

Mosque of Uqba - The Great Mosque by Shaun Matthew Yeo, on Flickr

Great Mosque of Kairouan by Momin Bannani, on Flickr

Tunisia-3328 - El Djem Amphitheater by archer10 (Dennis), on Flickr

Sidi Bou Said, Tunis. by usaid.d800, on Flickr

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

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
by momentaryawe.com, on Flickr


Nizwa Town ولاية نزوى
by digitalazia, on Flickr

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

Ittin, Salalah, Dhofar by Shanfari.net, on Flickr

The famous Arabian coastline speaks for itself as well.

Oman 09 by Toni.P, on Flickr

Infinity pool by CruisAir, on Flickr
 
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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Yemen:


Aden, Yemen
by Donna's eye, on Flickr


yemen
by Retlaw Snellac, on Flickr



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


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


Soqotra168
by Alex Martin Ros, on Flickr


Dracaena cinnabari Woodland in Firmhim
by Edoardo Scepi, on Flickr


landscape wadi dirhir-dixam plateau, soqotra island, yemen
by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr


Manakha مناخة
by Zakaria Alaya, on Flickr


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by Mark Schlegel, on Flickr


Qalansia, Socotra, Yemen
by red_ink, on Flickr


yemen - ipp
by mohamed Al bakri, on Flickr



yemen
by mohamed Al bakri, on Flickr


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


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


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


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


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


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


jiblah-yemen
by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr


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

Yemen is a truly incredible country.
 
Yemen:


Yemen Felletti 33_00
by alfredo_felletti, on Flickr


yemen - sana'a
by Retlaw Snellac, on Flickr


Yemen, Socotra Beach
by Hoops&Yooyo, on Flickr


landscape of beautiful Yemen
by Life Spirit, on Flickr


Wadi Doan. Hadramawt region, South Yemen
by fischerfotografie.nl, on Flickr


Grand-Canyon-Village atop the rock
by fischerfotografie.nl, on Flickr



Wadi Doan in Shibam, Yemen
by Eric Lafforgue, on Flickr


Shibam - Yemen
by peterpeers - home alone, on Flickr


traditional yemeni house in al hajjarah, mountain haraz, yemen
by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr


Yemen 091
by Zinaida M., on Flickr


swimming pool in natural rock at homhill, Soqotra Island, UNESCO, yemen
by anthony pappone photographer, on Flickr



Far Away ~ Socotra Island, Yemen
by Martin Sojka .. www.VisualEscap.es, on Flickr


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


Unfolding pure beautiness
by Ammar Khalaf, on Flickr


Wadi Ayhaft, Haggier Mountains
by twiga_swala, on Flickr


YEMEN | MUKALLA
by Sallam, on Flickr


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



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


Bab ul Yemen, Sana'a
by twiga_swala, on Flickr


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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