international dining etiquette
Southwest Asia and the Asian Arab World for our purposes consists of the following macrocultural groups
The Gulf Arab cultures: Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates.
The Levantine cultures: Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, and Israel
As all of these countries are highly identified with Islam culturally, with the exception of Israel.
These links will take you to pages with dining etiquette information for the region. Where a particular country's dining etiquette dominates a region, those dining etiquette rules are incorporated by reference with a link to the page with the dominate dining etiquette.
- Mike Lininger, Editor, Etiquette Scholar
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