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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is   Lecturer Catie Saralegui at University of Southern California


History of the Middle East is a course that explores the rich and complex history of this region, from the ancient world to the present day. Students will learn about the major empires and dynasties that have ruled the Middle East, as well as the religious and cultural traditions that have shaped the region. The course will also examine the key events and trends that have shaped the Middle East in the modern era, including the rise of nationalism, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the Iranian Revolution.

By the end of the course, students will have a deep understanding of the Middle East's past and present. They will also gain valuable skills in critical thinking, analysis, and communication.

This course is open to students from all backgrounds, and no prior knowledge of Middle Eastern history is required. It is a valuable course for anyone who is interested in learning more about this important region of the world.

Here are some of the specific topics that will be covered in the course:

  • The ancient Middle East, including the rise of civilizations in Mesopotamia and Egypt
  • The rise of Islam and the Islamic Golden Age
  • The Crusades and the Mongol invasions
  • The Ottoman Empire and the Safavid Empire
  • The decline of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of nationalism
  • The Arab-Israeli conflict
  • The Iranian Revolution and the Gulf War
  • The Arab Spring and the Syrian Civil War
  • The Middle East in the 21st century

Students will also learn about the following:

  • The role of religion in the Middle East
  • The Middle East and the global economy
  • The Middle East and the West
  • The future of the Middle East

This course will help students to develop a deep understanding of the Middle East and its impact on the world. Students will also gain valuable skills in research, analysis, communication, and critical thinking.


At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

History of the Middle East, by Lecturer Catie Saralegui

  • Catie Saralegui thrives in creating impactful advertising, social, influencer and partnership, data-driven plans with measurable results. Saralegui loves to impart her experience and expertise to students. Over the span of her career she has held various senior roles at top-tier agencies and global Fortune 100 brands, she has proven success in leadership, management and mentoring. Saralegui possesses tactful but fierce negotiating, communication, and organizational skills, that transform into teaching moments in life and at the university.

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