Articles on the topic "Christianity"
Few people know that we owe the existence of strong alcoholic drinks to the Arabs. There is a version that the technology of distillation, which makes it possible to extract the “water of wine” from wine, was transferred to the Europeans through Spain by the Arabs. The Arabic words “alcohol”, “alambik”, “alchemy” have entered many European languages.
The United Arab Emirates is an amalgamation of seven emirates on the Arabian Peninsula that have joined forces in a federation for better political and economic cooperation. Above all, the economic development, due to the rich oil reserves, makes the region an important political factor in the Middle East.