Category Archives: Middle East

Lebanon Brief History

According to, Lebanon is an Middle Eastern state on the Mediterranean, bordering Israel and Syria, whose history it shared until the foundation of an autonomous state with this name, in 1920. From the Islamic conquest (634) to the end of the Ottoman period, the territory of the present Lebanon had given refuge, in its mountainous… Read More »

Kuwait History and Politics

The early history of what is now Kuwait Great discoveries have been made on Failaka, the only still inhabited island in today’s Kuwait state. Based on archaeological finds, it is assumed that people lived there many thousands of years ago and that the island was an important port of call for sea trade in the… Read More »