Why do Westerners think Iran and Turkey are Arab countries?
Many Westerners mistakenly think Iran and Turkey are Arab countries, primarily due to a lack of knowledge about the region's diverse ethnicities and cultures. This confusion may stem from the fact that these countries share a region with several Arab-majority countries and may have similarities in religion and language. Additionally, historical events, such as the Ottoman Empire's reign, further contribute to this misconception. As a blogger, I believe it is crucial to educate ourselves and others about the distinctions between these countries and their unique cultural identities. Understanding these differences fosters respect for the diverse people that inhabit our world.Continue Reading