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Middle East

Group of young boys and girls standing together and looking at camera. Some of the boys are not wearing any clothes.
55 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Group of young Afghan women wearing white head scarfs look down with mouths open as if to speak or sing. Caption. The Taliban regime has forbidden mixed schooling.
57 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
4 Afghan men holding weapons standing up and riding on the back of a moving vehicle. Caption. A secretive group of Islamic fundamentalist students.
24 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Still image from: Ancient Mesopotamia for Kids
12 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Inner courtyard of an ancient, round, 3-story building made of brown clay. There are many windows opening to the courtyard, and some clay pots are on the ground. Caption. "The Berber granary is built from local materials--."
Around the World
Episode 10
2 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Around the World
Episode 36
2 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Ornate, ancient building with columns carved out of orange stone in the desert. Caption. "Petra is in a league of its own."
Around the World
Episode 1
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a busy walkway crowded with pedestrians during the day. Caption. "Merchants would have passed through here 2,000 years ago."
Around the World
Episode 38
2 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3 Navy ships in the ocean moving in the same direction. Caption. One of the most powerful military forces on earth.
57 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Young Iranian woman with dark straight hair sits in front of a curtain and looks away. Caption. With the revolution came a government of Islam.
22 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Animation of a man standing in front of a table holding a stone tablet. Caption. Manages to unlock the mystery of hieroglyphics.
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 9
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Animated wide shot silhouette of a herd of camels and a few men walking alongside them across a valley. Caption. Leaves his native Great Britain for an important journey.
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 7
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Etching of a long haired man in night clothes looking through a long telescope supported by a stand. The man is seated behind the scope and the scope extends up to an open window. The room is richly furnished.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 2
47 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Map of Iraq and labeled adjoining countries, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iran and Kuwait. The capital, Baghdad, is also labeled on the country of Iraq.
Command Decisions
Episode 3
20 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map titled "Six Day War." Closeup view of 1967 Israel highlighted in blue with surrounding North African and Middle East countries.
Command Decisions
Episode 15
20 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Men with bombs strapped to their chest walk in 1 direction. Caption. It was Hezbollah who gave birth to the phenomenon.
50 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Wide shot of ancient buildings and a tower with cars and palm trees lining the streets. Caption. We go through the old part of Jerusalem.
Families Of The World
Episode 6
29 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Still image from: Great Poets of the World: Poets of the Middle East and Asia
Great Poets of the World
Episode 8
28 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Painting of an Iranian restaurant with opulent decor, musicians on stage in the background. Caption. Restaurants like the Ali Qapu are still the exception.
49 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dense crowd of people at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. Caption. As the Wailing Wall.
30 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Blurry image of slender, leafy green trees with grass in the foreground. Caption. And the truth is, so am I.
I Love Music!
Episode 19
7 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 7
Still image from: Janissaries: Elite Infantry Unit
12 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white frame of old town Jerusalem with brick structures in foreground and domes in background. Caption. In 586 B.C., the Babylonian king Nebuchadnezzar.
48 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Ruins of a Roman amphitheater in Jerash showing several rows of seats around an oval center. Caption. The ruins of Jerash are remarkably well preserved.
29 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
3 Saudi royal men stand in front of tanks. Two other Saudi men sit atop tanks. Caption. Osama was at odds with the Saudi royals.
16 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
President Obama at a press briefing, standing in the hallway of the White House before a microphone and podium. Caption. The United States launched a targeted operation.
46 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame of Muslim mosque minarets in Pakistan. Caption. It's one of the largest mosques in the Muslim world.
51 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
2 images with a sketch on the right of Ayatollah Khomeini with a long white beard wearing a brown turban and tunic. Above and to the left, is the eye portion of the Khomeini sketch overlaid with 2 vertical black bars. Text on screen reads, "Profesión. Ayatolá, rango más alto del clero islámico."
Revolutions (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 8
14 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a younger woman with curled, dark brown hair and a patterned shirt talking in front of a blurred bookshelf. Caption. My dad tried to use them so I would learn.
My:24
Episode 19
12 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white still of men in turbans crowded together. Caption. Promises of Arab independence are never mentioned.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 1
52 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of rows of men in suits looking down, some at papers. Long desk in front is labeled with the names of various countries. Caption. The U, N brokered frequent truces.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 2
52 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white closeup of newspapers scattered on top of 1 another. Caption. For the first time, the power of the Arab countries.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 3
52 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white still of a procession of men in military uniform, some playing drums and other instruments. Caption. And so did tension with the Arab population.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 4
52 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Poster of Ayatollah Khomeini with a long beard and wearing a turban. His image is being held up in a crowded outdoor setting. Caption. The Iranians seized U, S diplomats as hostages.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 5
52 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of rows of painted hieroglyphics carved into stone. Caption. Egyptians had more than 2,000 characters of hieroglyphs.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 5
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Closeup of an ancient line drawing on parchment. Spanish caption. Hemos aprendido mucho acera de las civilizaciones antiguas.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 5
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Crowd of people standing in a city street, some are wearing white hoods covering their face. Caption. Islamic Jihad proclaimed their victory over death.
50 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Multiple overlays with black and white photo of the Yankees' pitcher and catcher hugging at home plate next to a sepia tone photo of Don Larsen. The score appears at the top with a text box below that reads, "Game 5. 1956 World Series. Dodgers versus Yankees."
Teen Kids News
Episode 1620
21 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Wide shot of a military vehicle at night with a large explosion in the distant background. Caption. The war in the Persian Gulf.
3 hours 54 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Middle eastern man wearing agal stands behind a green podium in front of an audience. Caption. That makes them powerful politically.
50 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of an Afghan woman crouched near a wall, head covered with a white, gauzy hijab. Caption. I begged the Taliban to tell me where my husband was.
35 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital illustration of dozens of colorful castle towers in Mecca. Caption. 1 that would become 1 of the richest.
The Time Compass
Episode 23
19 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital illustration of 2 Arabic paper dolls standing in a pop-up book in front of the Great Mosque of Mecca. Spanish caption. Mucha gente peregrinaba a la Meca.
The Time Compass
Episode 24
16 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital map of Mesopotamia located in West Asia within the Tigris and Euphrates river system. The region has mountains to the north and borders the Mediterranean Sea. Caption. And lots of fresh water coming from the mountains.
The Time Compass
Episode 15
20 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital illustration of an ancient city and the surrounding mountain landscape. A train of dark figures stretches from the top of a mountain pass to the town. Spanish caption. Estos bajaron de las montañas del norte de Mesopotamia.
The Time Compass
Episode 16
16 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital illustration of 3 people in robes seated on a terrace with Jerusalem's Temple of Solomon in the distant background. Caption. This great act is how the Jews were allowed to return.
The Time Compass
Episode 25
20 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital illustration of a group of Persian soldiers dressed in full armor and helmets guarding the castle walls. Spanish caption. Que pretendían tomar por asalto la ciudad.
The Time Compass
Episode 26
18 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital illustration of a man labeled Abraham wearing a white robe, a green tunic, and white head and neck scarf. He's standing on top of a mountain and gesturing to his left. Caption. The son of a sculptor from the city of Ur.
The Time Compass
Episode 21
18 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Digital illustration of a man with long white hair and a beard wearing a black yarmulke. He's writing at a desk in a bedroom setting with a menorah on the shelf behind him. Spanish caption. Este fue el pueblo hebreo.
The Time Compass
Episode 22
14 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital map of Uzbekistan amongst surrounding countries, with 3 red dots marking the cities of Bukhara, Samarkand, and Tashkent. Caption. There are other oasis towns in Uzbekistan.
World Heritage
Episode 8
24 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
4 women with colorful hijabs and 1 small child converse while riding in the open back of a truck. 3 men in dark jackets ride in front of them, and 1 looks back at the women. Caption. The capital city was called Hattusha.
World Heritage
Episode 16
25 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Elderly man and woman with graying hair wearing coats and stand looking at something in front of a large bronze statue in an open square.
World Heritage
Episode 20
24 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map of the Middle East with a red dot in approximately Syria and another in approximately Jordan. A blue oval intersects a red oval over the dot in Jordan. Caption. From Mesopotamia to Egypt.
World Heritage
Episode 7
25 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man with dark hair and green cardigan holds a pink bowl while selecting potatoes from a vegetable stand. A man with a white turban walks by in the foreground. Caption. The colorful fruits and vegetables on display.
World Heritage
Episode 17
25 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Profile of a young boy wearing a light blue short sleeve button up shirt smiling and looking slightly down and away from camera. He is standing near a parking lot and white picket fence. Caption. We follow all the commandments in the Bible.
There Is No Food Like My Food
Season 0 / Ep 4
13 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Cropped image of women in headscarves entering a building labeled, "Baltimore Resettlement Center."
1 hours 31 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a panel of men below a photograph of Theodor Herzl. 2 Stars of David on banners to the sides of the photo. Caption. Of a Jewish state in the Land of Israel, a State of Israel.
29 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurry photo of a group of people huddled and crouched down on the ground, surrounded by people standing above them. Caption. And positioned 500 tanks on the east bank.
17 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12