Moslem lands and culture in Middle East. Men ride camels. Animated map shows: camel density in Europe,Asia and Africa.. Farmer plows a field with a cart pulled by camel. Camel operate water wheel. Camels drink water from a pond. Group of nomads rest alongside a road. They move on camels with their belongings. Mountains in the background.
Community life of Nomads,Bedouins and other Arabs in the Middle East. Nomads wander with the flocks of sheep in search of pasturage. Sheep graze on fields. Nomads in their tent alongside roads. Woman holds a child. Children stand near tents. Woman works with stone hand mill. Other cooks food. Old woman works with mortar and pestle.
Agriculture and handicraft activities in Middle east. Farmer plows field with bullock carts. Framer pulls water from a well and irrigate the field. Other farmers harvest crop. Woman collect mud from ground in a container. Woman makes pots. Women engage in weaving work. Coppersmiths make brass and copper ware.
Education system in the Middle east. Teacher teaches students at a mosque. View of the Al Azhar University ,Cairo. Old man learns to write.
Marketplace and architecture in the Middle East. North Africa: Civilians walk through the marketplace. They trade with the merchants. Saudi Arabia: artisan sharpens knives. Syria: display of articles in a shop. North India: carts loaded with bags moves through streets. View of Mosques and minarets in Istanbul,Cairo,Yemen and India. Buildings made from sun dried bricks and clay plaster in a village. In Southern Arabia: View of the artistic buildings made from clay. View of modern buildings in Hadhramaut and Yemen.
Use of modern means of transportation in the Middle East. Dignitaries get off an aircraft. Officials greet and receive them. Men get down from bus. Troops on horses. Men practice war skill with guns. European government officials interact with Sheikh's. Young Emir (Arabic Prince) entertain American friends. He wears western clothes. Desert tribes.