Posts Tagged “World War I”

Sykes-Picot Agreement, Myth vs Reality

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Sykes-Picot Agreement, Myth vs Reality

The Sykes-Picot Agreement symbolizes the secrecy by which France and Britain decided to carve up the Middle East based on their economic and power issues and not on the interests of the people of the Middle East. And while the agreement was never realized, it set the stage for the turmoil that has plagued the…

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Theeb, Arabic language film, nominated for Oscar

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An Arabic language film, Theeb, was nominated for an Oscar by the Academy Awards on Thursday. The film is the story about a young boy who helps a British soldier during World War I. Theeb, the Arabic language story of a young bedouin boy who embarks on a journey through the Ottoman Empire during World…

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