the Dome of the Rock, Old city of Jerusalem. Called by Europeans, the Mosque of Omar (Umar). The earliest remaining Islamic monument. On Haram es-Sharif, the Noble Sanctuary, or Temple Mount (1)
                       
the Dome of the Rock, Old city of Jerusalem. Called by Europeans, the Mosque of Omar (Umar). The earliest remaining Islamic monument. On Haram es-Sharif, the Noble Sanctuary, or Temple Mount
                       
Couple visiting the Dome of the Rock, Old city of Jerusalem. Called by Europeans, the Mosque of Omar (Umar). The earliest remaining Islamic monument. On Haram es-Sharif, the Noble Sanctuary, or Temple Mount.
                       
The Citadel of Jerusalem, better known as the Tower of David. Distinguished by its Islamic towers. Jewish historian Josephus called the fortress the "Citadel of King David." David's Tower now refers to the minaret by the Jaffa Gate
                       
Turkish type harem window, women and girls can see out through the lattice but people cannot see in. Also Ibex horn for good luck. Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic, Republic of Yemen, Babylonian style architecture.
                       
The outside of Bab Al-Yemen, the southern gate through the old city walls of Sana'a, Republic of Yemen. Gate of Yemen.
                       
Round stone house and wall for defence, being round means that all sides are fully visible. Mantagat Gharen village, Sana'a to Kohlan and Hajjah road, Republic of Yemen
                       
Telecommunications tower, TeleYemen Mobile, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen
                       
Ornate Turkish type harem window. Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic
                       
Schoolgirls walking past houses of local Babylonian style architecture, Wadi as-Sailah, old walled city of Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic
                       
Sculpture cum water fountain of earthenware flasks, the water only flows on Fridays, Ali Abdolmoghni Street, Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic
                       
Taj Sheba hotel, Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic. Ali Abdolmoghni Street
                       
Old city walls made of mud, Old Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic Wadi as-Sailah
                       
Ornate Turkish type harem window. Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic
                       
Women passing a multistory house of traditional Babylonian style Yemeni Architecture. Turkish type harem windows. The white is gypsum. Sana'a, Yemen
                       
The outside of Bab Al-Yemen, the southern gate through the old city walls of Sana'a. Houses and mosques of Babylonian style architecture. Sana'a. Yemen
                       
Sam City hotel, Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic. Babylonian style architecture.
                       
Al Hamd Palace hotel, Sana'a, Yemen Arab Republic. Former Sultan's palace. Babylonian style architecture.
                       
Al Hamd Palace hotel, Sana'a, Republic of Yemen. Was a sultan's palace. Babylonian style architecture.
                       
An old Turkish house near Oludiniz South West Turkey Western Med Coast
                       
Water wheel for the irrigation of fields and orchards, Fayoum, Egypt.
                       
The Deir or Monastry, Petra, Jordan. Used in Indiana Jones movie
                       
The Deir or Monastry, Petra, Jordan
                       
The Treasury or Khasneh, Petra, Jordan