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The Republic of Turkey

The Republic of Turkey

[map id=”countryBriefMapIn” w=”676″ h=”350″ z=”6″ maptype=”TERRAIN” address=”Ankara, Turkey” marker=”yes”] Timeline • 1922: The Treaty of Lausanne settles the boundaries for modern-day...
State of Kuwait

State of Kuwait

[map id=”countryBriefMapIn” w=”676″ h=”350″ z=”8″ maptype=”TERRAIN” address=”Kuwait City, Kuwait” marker=”yes”] Timeline • 1937: Large oil reserves discovered by the US–British Kuwait...
Syrian Arab Republic

Syrian Arab Republic

[map id=”countryBriefMapIn” w=”676″ h=”350″ z=”6″ maptype=”TERRAIN” address=”Damascus, Syria” marker=”yes”] Timeline • 1920: A kingdom is briefly established under King Faisal I until...
Federal Republic of Somalia

Federal Republic of Somalia

[map id=”countryBriefMapIn” w=”676″ h=”350″ z=”6″ maptype=”TERRAIN” address=”Mogadishu, Somalia” marker=”yes”] Timeline • June 26, 1960: British Somaliland gains independence. • July...
United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

[map id=”countryBriefMapIn” w=”676″ h=”350″ z=”7″ maptype=”TERRAIN” address=”Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates” marker=”yes”] Timeline • 1962: Oil exports begin from Abu Dhabi, prompting...
State of Qatar

State of Qatar

[map id=”countryBriefMapIn” w=”676″ h=”350″ z=”8″ maptype=”TERRAIN” address=”Doha, Qatar” marker=”yes”] Timeline • 1968: Britain declares that it will disengage politically from the...