An Islam Primer
Everything you always wanted to know, from Islam's 'golden age' to the meaning of 'jihad.'
Israel established. First Arab-Israeli war.
Second Arab-Israeli war.
Third Arab-Israeli war.
Islamic government established in Iran. Soviet Union invades Afghanistan.
Soviets withdraw from Afghanistan. Islamic rebel forces overthrow the Communist government.
Iraq invades Kuwait.
Muslim-dominated former Soviet republics in Central Asia gain independence. U.S.-led forces push Iraq from Kuwait.
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