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Algeria - Almoravids and Almohads

The map shows the stretch of the rule of the Almoravids and the Almohads

Algeria - Civil War in Algeria (1991-2002)

Infographic on the Civil War in Algeria, showing the number of casualties between 1994-2005

Algeria - French Colonial Era

Map showing the gradations of the French Conquest of Algeria from 1830 – 1956

Bahrain - Twelver Shiites and Jabrids

Map showing The Jabrids around 1460 to 1530

Iran - The Achaemenid Empire

Map showing The Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BCE)

Iran - Nuclear Program

Iran’s Nuclear Program

Jordan - The Baghdad Pact

Map portraying the countries involved in the Baghdad Pact.

Iraq - Iraqi Cultural Heritage: A Victim of War and Extremism

Iraqi heritage sites under threat

Bahrain - Hellenization and Sassanids

Map showing The Sassanids Empire – 4th Century

Bahrain - The British-Al Khalifa Alliance

Map showing Bani Utba tribes in Bahrain

Egypt - French Occupation (1789-1801)

Map showing The French Occupation of Egypt

Iraq - Iraq-Iran War

Map of the Region of the Iran-Iraq War

Iraq - Ancient Civilizations in Mesopotamia

Map of Mesopotamia showing the major archaeological sites

Culture of Iraq -Iraqi Cultural Heritage a Victim of War and Extremism

Iraqi heritage sites under threat

Iraq - Popular Revolts

Iraq regions: Shiites and Kurds

Iraq - Babylonian and Assyrian

Babylonia Map

Israel - Kingdom of David

A map showing the Kingdom of David

Israel - Israeli Settlements

Israeli Settlements

Israel - The October War of 1973

The October War of 1973

Israel – The Wall

The Wall on the West Bank

Jordan - Palestinian and Iraqi Refugees in Jordan

Map showing Palestinian refugee camps in neighbouring Arab states

Jordan - Annexation of the West Bank

A map of the annexation of the West Bank by Jordan

Jordan - The Creation of Transjordan

Creation of Transjordan

Jordan - The Hejaz Railway

Map showing the route of the historical Hejaz Railway.

Kuwait - The Ottoman Empire

ottoman empire

Kuwait -Election Results 2012

Kuwait Election Results 2012

Kuwait - The Umayyads

The Umayyads

Kuwait - Dilmun

Kuwait from Antiquity to British Protectorate

Lebanon - Religious Groups under the French Mandate

Religious Groups under the French Mandate

Lebanon - June War 1967

June War 1967

Lebanon - Phoenician Times

A map of Lebanon in Phoenician times

Lebanon - The Ottoman Empire: Years of Autonomy (1516-1788)

The Ottoman Empire: years of autonomy (1516-1788)

Libya - Phoenician and Greek Colonies

Map of Libya showing Phoenician and Greek colonies in 700 BCE

Morocco - The Idrisid Dynasty

Click to enlarge. @Fanack

Morocco - The Almohads

The Almohads

Morocco - Berber Dynasties: the Almoravids

Berber dynasties: the Almoravids

Oman - International Trade through the Arab World

Map of Saudi Arabia showing International trade in the Arab world in ancient times

Oman - The Imamates

A map of the Abbasid caliphate around 750 BCE

Jordan - Palestinian Refugees in 1949

Map showing the number of Palestinian refugees fleeing in September 1949, and their path.

Palestine - The Wall on the West Bank

The Wall on the West Bank

Palestine - Arab Conquerors

Arab conquerors

Palestine - The June War of 1967

The June War of 1967

Palestine - Crusaders


Palestine - The Nakba

The Nakba

Qatar - The Coming of Islam

A map of Qatar in the 18th century

Qatar - Pre-Islamic History

Pre-Islamic history

Qatar - Ali Bin Khalifa’s Governorship

Ali bin Khalifa’s governorship

Saudi Arabia - Al Saud Expansion

Al Saud Expansion

Saudi Arabia -International trade in the Arab world

Map of Saudi Arabia showing International trade in the Arab world in ancient times

Sudan - Civil War in Darfur

The map shows the regions of Darfur and the area affected by violence.

Syria - Cultural Heritage in Ruins

Syrian cultural heritage sites under threat due to war and extremism.

Syria - French Mandate

French Mandate

Syria - The Fertile Crescent

Map of Syria showing The Fertile Crescent around 7000 BCE

Tunisia - Constituent Assembly

Tunisian Parliament

Tunisia - Expansion of Islam

Expansion of Islam

Turkey - War of Independence

The emergence of the Turkish State

Turkey - The Decline of the Ottoman Empire

The Decline of the Ottoman Empire

Turkey - Emergence of the Turkish State

The 1920 Treaty of Sèvres.

Turkey - Syrian Refugees Increasingly Used as Bargaining Chips

Syrian Refugees and Border Crossings in Turkey - Fanack
Syrian Refugees Increasingly Used as Bargaining Chips

Turkey - The Expansion of the Ottoman Empire

The Expansion of the Ottoman Empire

Yemen - War in the North of Yemen

War in the North of Yemen

Iraq - The Start of the Mosul Battle against IS

Mosul Battle against IS

Syria - Aleppo Battle Map

Aleppo Battle Map. Click to enlarge. © Fanack

Syria - Northern Aleppo Offensive

Northern Aleppo Offensive. Click to enlarge. © Fanack

Egypt - Tiran and Sanafir islands

Map of Tiran and Sanafir islands. Click to enlarge. © Fanack


Algeria - Workforce and Labour Migration

Infographic showing Unemployment per age group in Algeria in 2010

Algeria - Infrastructure

Map showing the Infrastructure of Algeria

Algeria - Energy

Infographic showing the average crude oil production in Algeria 1960-2011

Algeria - Export

Infographic showing the export rates of Algeria from 2007-2013

Economy of Bahrain – Labour Market

Infographic showing Bahraini labour force by sector and nationality in %

Bahrain - Oil

Inforgraphic showing Oil economy of Bahrain

Egypt - Tourism

Infographic showing Tourism in Egypt ( visitors number 1995-2011)

Egypt - Suez Canal

Infographic showing Suez Canal traffic, number of ships and tonnage, 1975-2011

Egypt - Agriculture and Fisheries

Agriculture production of Egypt in 2010

Egypt - Oil Refining

Infographic showing Oil sector production and consumption in Egypt

Iraq - Oil and Gas

Map showing Iraq oil fields and pipelines

Iraq - Agricultural Potential

Map showing Iraq land use


Map showing oil and gas wells in Israel

Jordan - Public Debt

Infographic showing the amount of public debt in Jordan between 1990-2017

Jordan - Construction

Infographic showing construction sector development in 2006-2010 in Jordan.

Jordan - Export and Import

Infographic showing export and import figures of Jordan in 2011

Jordan - Work Force and Labour Migration

Infographic showing work force and labour migration in Jordan

Jordan - Poverty

Poverty in Jordan

Jordan - Tourism

Infographic showing tourism in Jordan over the years 1995-2010.

Jordan - Regional Development

Economic Aid Received

Jordan - Industry

Infographic of the industrial sector in Jordan in 2010.

Kuwait - Infrastructure

Kuwait Infratstructure

Kuwait - Export and Import 2011

Kuwait Export and Import 2011

Kuwait - Oil and Gas in the Divided Zone

Kuwait-Oil and Gas in the Divided Zone

Kuwait - GDP per capita in 2011

GDP per capita in 2011

Kuwait - Fund for Arabic Economic Development

Kuwait fund for Arabic economic development

Kuwait - Production of Refined Oil

production of Refined Oil in Kuwait 2008

Kuwait - Economy

An infographic showing the GPD per capita in 2011 in Kuwait

Kuwait -Oil and Gas Production

Oil and Gas Production in Kuwait 2008-2009

Lebanon - Tourism

Tourism in Lebanon

Libya - Greater Man Made River

Greater man made river

Libya - Oil Production

Libyan Oil Production

Morocco - Export, Import and Trade Balance

Position in the Global Market

Oman - Oil Era

Oman the oil era

Oman - Infrastructure Developments

Infrastructure Development in Oman

Oman - Gas and Oil Fields

Oil and Gas Fields

Qatar - Gas and Oil Fields

Qas and Oil

Qatar - Economy


Qatar - Infrastructure


Saudi Arabia - OPEC Overview

OPEC – Overview

Sudan - Manpower

Manpower in Sudan

Sudan - Crude Oil Production

Crude Oil Production

Sudan - GDP Growth


Syria - Infrastructure


Syria - Unemployment

Percentage distribution of unemployment

Syria - GDP Growth

GDP Growth

Syria - Oil and Gas Fields

Oil and Gas Fields in Syria

Syria - Vegetation

Vegetation in Syria

Tunisia - Natural Resources

Natural Resources

Tunisia - Migrants in 2011

Tunisian Migrants per Region

Tunisia - Olive Oil Production

Olive Oil Production

Tunisia - Export and Import in 2011

Export and Import in 2011

Turkey - Labour Force

Agricultural vs. Non-Agricultural Sector, in %

Turkey - Exports & Imports in 2012

Turkey’s Exports & Imports in 2012

Turkey - Infrastructure

Oil and Gas Pipelines

Turkey - GDP and Labour Force per Sector

GDP and Labour Force per Sector

Turkey - Oil and Gas Pipelines

Oil and Gas Pipelines

Turkey - Tourism

Visitors in Turkey by Air (2012)

UAE - Tourism

Tourists visiting Dubai by nationality in 2011

UAE - Oil and Gas Production

Oil and gas production, consumption and export in the UAE

UAE - Trade

GDP: economic sectors and trade in the UAE

UAE - Industrial Sector

Industrial Plants by Location and Sector

Yemen - Oil and Gas Fields

Oil and Gas Fields

Yemen- Export

Oil and Gas Export

Yemen - Fishing

Fishing in Yemen

Yemen - Coffee Production

Coffee Production


Algeria - Land Fertility

Map showing land fertility and cultivation distribution

Algeria - Geography and Climate

Map of Algeria showing average temperature and rainfall per month

Bahrain – Natural Resources

Map of Bahrain showing The Natural Resources

Bahrain - Air and Water Pollution

Map showing World Top 20 CO2 emissions per country in metric tons per capita

Egypt - Climate

Map of Egypt showing average temperature and rainfall per month

Egypt - Sinai

Map of Egypt showing Sinai and Suez canal

Iran - Oil and Gas

Map of Iran showing Oil and gas fields

Iran – Earthquakes

Map showing Tectonic plates and seismic movements in Iran

Iraq - Enormous War Damage

Map of Iraq showing the Marshes

Iraq - Water

Map of Iraq showing The Euphrates – Tigris Water Basin

Jordan - Natural Resources: Oil Shale

Map showing Jordan Shale oil occurences

Jordan - Natural Resources: Uranium Deposits

Map showing Uranium Deposits in Jordan

Jordan - Natural Resources

Map showing Nature Reserves of Jordan

Jordan - Geographical Features

Map showing geographical features of Jordan

Jordan - Rainfall

Jordan rainfall
Map showing average rainfall in millimeters in Jordan

Jordan - The Highlands

Map showing The Highlands of Jordan

Kuwait - Urbanized Areas

Kuwait Urbanized Areas

Kuwait - Climate Charts

Kuwait Climate Charts

Lebanon - Natural Resources

Natural Resources. Lebanon

Lebanon - Climate Chart Beirut

Climate Chart Beirut

Lebanon - Geography

A map of Lebanon showing geographical and climate features

Libya - Average temperature and rainfall per month

Average temperature and rainfall per month

Libya - Regions

Libyan Regions

Map of Libya

Map of Libya

Morocco - Border Disputes

Border Disputes

Oman - Muscat climate chart

Muscat climate chart

Oman - Nature Reserves

Nature Reserves

Palestine - Geography

Palestine Geography

Palestine - Climate

Palestine Climate

Qatar - Climate Chart

Qatar- Climate Chart

Qatar - Gas Reserves

Gas Reserves

Saudi Arabia - Climate

Climate Charts

Saudi Arabia - Nature Reserves

Nature Reserves

Saudi Arabia - Oil and Gas Resources

Oil and Gas Resources

Syria - Climate Chart

Climate Chart-Damascus

Syria - Nature Reserves

Protected Areas in Syria

Turkey - Climate Chart

Average Temperature and Rainfall per City

Turkey- Earthquakes

Earthquakes in Turkey by Fatality (20th Century)

Turkey - Nature Reserves

Nature Reserves

UAE - Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and Gas Industry

UAE - Dubai Climate Charts

Dubai Climate Charts

UAE - Natural Resources

UAE natural resources Geography UAE – Oil Gas Reserves

UAE - proven oil and gas reserves

UAE- proven oil and gas reserves

Yemen - Nature Reserves

Nature Reserves

Yemen - Climate Chart

Climate Chart

Yemen - Rainfall

Rainfall in Yemen


Algeria - Population growth in Algeria

Map showing the Population growth in Algeria 1960-2012

Bahrain - Nationalities Groups

Inforgraphic showing Nationality groups of Bahraini population

Egypt - Overpopulation

Map showing population density in Egypt

Iran - Ethnic and religious groups

Infographic showing Ethnic groups of Iran

Iran - Areas of Habitation

Map of Iran showing the Population Density

Iran - Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons

Map showing Iran UNHCR refugee camps

Iraq - Internally displaced persons and refugees

Map of Iraq showing internationally displaced persons and refugees

Iraq - The Clergy

Map showing important Shiite mosques in Iraq

Israel - Fragmentation

Map of Israel 1947-1949

Israel - Population

Map showing the populated areas in Israel

Israel - Current Population

Map showing Israeli population per district in millions

Jordan - Druze Communities in the Levant

Map showing Druze communities in the Levant

Jordan - Ethnic and Religious Groups

Inforgraphic showing ethnic groups in Jordan

Jordan - Population

A map showing the growth of Amman since 1925

Kuwait - Refugees

Refugees in Kuwait

Qatar - Populated Areas

Areas of Habitation

Saudi Arabia - Pilgrims


Sudan - Population Growth

Population Growth compared to Life Expectancy

Syria - Migration since 1948

Refugees in Syria

Turkey - Population Growth

Population Growth

UAE - Population Growth

UAE population growth 2006-2010, nationals to non-nationals

Yemen - Population Growth

Population Growth in Yemen


Algeria - Local Government

Map showing the 48 provinces of Algeria

Bahrain - Political Societies

Inforgraphic showing Political Societies in Bahrain

Kuwait - Royal Family

Kuwait-Royal Family

Kuwait - National Assembly

National Assembly after 2012 Election

Lebanon - Religious Groups

Religious Groups. Lebanon

Libya - Corruption


Libya - Corruption


Lebanon - Districts

Lebanon Districts

Libya - General National Congress

Libyan National Congress

Morocco - Administrative Regions

Administrative Regions

Morocco - Royal Family

Royal Family

Oman - Governorates and regions

Governorates and regions

Saudi Arabia - Royal Family Tree

Royal Family Tree

UAE - Rulers of the 7 Emirates

Rulers of the 7 Emirates

Yemen - Governorates

Governorates of Yemen

Sudan - 18 States

Sudan Governance Map
Map showing Sudan's 18 states and their capitals


Family Law and Minorities - Homosexuality in the Arab World: A Grim Situation with Rays of Hope

Homosexuality in the Arab World: A Grim Situation with Rays of Hope

Extremism - How Strong is the Islamic State?

Islamic State provinces and attacks between 29 June 2014 and 22 June 2015.

Refugees - Refugees in the Middle East & North Africa

Socio-economic impact of refugees on countries in the region and their countries of origin.

Civilisations of the Middle East

A chronological overview of the civilisations of the Middle East, from ancient times to the signing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement in 1916

The Middle East and North Africa

Interactive map of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Role of the GCC

Role of the GCC

Extremism - The Increase of Terror Attacks in the Middle East

Terrorist Attacks perpetrated by IS and al-Qaeda.

Extremism - Number of terrorist attacks and fatalities in the MENA region compared to Europe

Number of terrorist attacks and fatalities in the MENA region compared to Europe.

Extremism - Geographical distribution of Al-Qaeda and Islamic State

Al-Qaeda and Islamic State

Number of fatalities due to terrorist attacks per country in the MENA region

Number of fatalities due to terrorist attacks per country in the MENA region

Christians in the Middle East

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Christians in the Middle East and North Africa

Sykes-Picot Agreement

Treaty of Sèvres

معاهدة سيفر عام 1920. ©Fanack

Treaty of Lausanne

Treaty of Lausanne

Walled Off: The Rising Popularity of Border Barriers

Border Barriers


Algeria - Education

Infographic showing UNDP Education Index Selected Arab contries 1980 – 2011

Egypt - Health

Infographic showing Egypt health statistics

Egypt - Poverty

Infographic showing Poverty in Egypt, Urban and rural areas 2000-2005

Jordan - Education

Infographic showing HDI education rank and average school years in Jordan


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