Monday, February 24, 2014


We just learned about the country of Saudi Arabia.

Iraq is a country in the Middle East in Asia, just south of Turkey.
(from: wikipedia - iraq)

For a meal in Iraq you might have fattoush, which is pita bread with leafy vegetables and other mixed vegetables.
(from: wikipedia - fattoush)

One of the most powerful kings the world ever saw was Nebuchadnezzar, who was from the area where Iraq is now. When he was king there, the land was called Babylon.
(from: wikipedia - nebuchadnezzar)

There are ancient ruins in the town of Hatra
hatra ruins
(from: wikipedia - hatra)

The area is sometimes called the cradle of civilization because it is where some of the oldest buildings in the world are found.
mohenjo daro
(from: wikipedia - cradle of civilization)

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