By David Seddon
This reference quantity is the definitive consultant to the economics and politics of the center East. It presents transparent definitions detailing phrases, suggestions, names and corporations utilized in relation to present financial or affairs of state within the center East. Entries outline, clarify and provides additional appropriate info on nations, areas, ethnic teams, political events, organisations, regulations and disputes.
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The city has diverse industries, but phosphate extraction and petroleum refining are the most important. Amman has a university, and has grown since the Second World War, largely due to the influx of Palestinian refugees following the wars in Palestine after the establishment of the State of Israel. Amnesty International Amnesty International is one of several international human rights organizations which have led the campaign to put pressure on governments in the Middle East to liberalize their repressive political systems and improve their records on human rights.
Benflis secured only 8% of the vote. A ‘moderate’ Islamist candidate, Abdallah Djaballah, came third with 5% of the vote, and a left-wing woman candidate (and leader of the Workers Party), Louisa Hanoune, also stood. Major outstanding political concerns include Berber unrest in Kabylia—clashes during the April 2004 elections between Berbers and members of the security forces disrupted voting in Tizi Ouzou, Bejaia and Bouira provinces. A political and economic dictionary of the middle east 30 Algeria, economy Gross domestic product (GDP) totals 4,222,000m.
Allenby Bridge The bridge between Jordan and the Occupied Territory of the West Bank. Named after Gen. Allenby, a British general who headed the British High Command in Cairo during the First World War. Alliance nationale républicaine (ANR) Algerian political grouping, founded in 1995. An anti-Islamist party, it is led by Redha Malek. Allon, Yigal (1918–80) An Israeli statesman and military commander. Allon was a commander and one of the founders of the Palmah crack commando unit of the Haganah, leading decisive operations during the War of Independence.
A Political and Economic Dictionary of the Middle East by David Seddon