Africa/SW Asia

By Garret Frye

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Berlin conference

Regulated European colonization and trade in Africa during the New Imperialism period, and coincided with Germany's sudden emergence as an imperial power.
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Rwandan Genocide

The genocide against the Tutsi, was a genocidal mass slaughter of Tutsi and moderate Hutu in Rwanda by members of the Hutu majority government.
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Arab Spring

The democratic uprisings that arose independently and spread across the Arab world in 2011. The movement originated in Tunisia in December 2010 and quickly took hold in Egypt, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan.
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Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein was dictator of Iraq from 1979 until 2003, when his regime was overthrown by a United States-led invasion.
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Population of Qatar

Qatar's population is increased by increased outsourced workers. Because of all the oil, there are many jobs for middle aged men. Many women don't come here due to restricted rights.
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Kurds

Kurds are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of eastern and southeastern Turkey.