The link below will take you to a website comprised of 40 maps, showing the history of the Mediterranean and Mid-East countries. Though it is biased in its tone toward Israel, it does make for an incredible study and understanding of what has happened there and is happening now.
40 maps explain the Middle East
A well informed person has well informed ideas and makes well informed decisions in all areas of his or her lives.
Baruch atem b'Shem, Yeshua