Headline Geography

This weeks lesson:
Egypt is building a wall near Gaza Strip
-- 02/19/2024

Q: Egypt is building a wall and is leveling land near its border with the Gaza Strip as Israel plans an offensive on the border city of Rafah, according to satellite images and video. Egypt declined to discuss the construction, but it has warned Israel not to forcibly expel the more than 1 million displaced Palestinians now in Rafah into its territory. Where is Egypt?

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Q: Israel’s defense chief said there are no plans to push Gaza’s Palestinians into Egypt because it could threaten the nations’ peace agreement. Egypt was the first Arab nation with ties to Israel. What was the last Arab nation to establish diplomatic ties with Israel?

A. Bahrain
B. Jordan
C. Morocco
D. United Arab Emirates

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Common Core State Standard
RH.CCS.7 Grades 6-12: Students are asked to locate a country or geographical area on a map, connecting information with a specific location. Then, students answer a series of quiz questions based on a current news event happening in that location. Students must combine their prior knowledge with information presented in the question to determine the correct answers.