Spicy Middle East news

By Jacob Westby

Who's the boss?

DICTATORSHIP Government under the control of all powerful leader.

In 1969 Libya's king was overthrown by Qaddhafi who set up a dictatorship.


AQUIFER Underground rock layer that water flows through.

Lybia has no permanent rivers, but aquifers lie beneath the vast desert.

Is Old better than new?

Casbahs Older section of Algerian city's.

Algeria's capital Algiers, has an older section in the city called casbahs.

What's for supper.

List three of Egypt's main crops...

1. Sugar cane

2. Vegetables

3. Cotton

What came first, the chicken or the egg?

Who were the Berbers?

First people known to live in North Afrcia