Palestine The Most Sought After Piece of Land on Earth

        Palestine is the geographic region between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River and various adjoining lands.  The boundaries have changed over the years but it now comprises of Israel and the Palestinian Territories.  The term Palestine means land of the Philistines.  The land of Palestine has had a tumultuous history and has […]

Afghanistan

      Officially it is called the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.  Modern Afghanistan began its history in 1747 when Ahmad Shah Durrani rose to power and unified the tribes.  In the late 19th century it was a buffer state in a rivalry between the British and Russian empires.  In 1919 it got its independence from Britain.  […]