Web Resources

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  • The House of Saud 
    A brief history of the family that owns Saudi Arabia.  The history of Saudi Arabia is the tale of its ruling house, going back some 600 years. By Elon Gilad. Jan. 27, 2015.
  • Muammar al-Qaddafi  
    Muammar al-Qaddafi Biography Dictator (1942–2011).  Muammar al-Qaddafi seized control of the Libyan government in 1969 and ruled as an authoritarian dictator for more than 40 years before he was overthrown in 2011.
  •  CIA World Fact Book Iraq 
     CIA World Fact Book website on Iraq.  Detailed information on all aspects of the history of Iraq.