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Middle East

Region that encompasses Western Asia and Egypt

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The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey, and Egypt. Saudi Arabia is geographically the largest Middle Eastern nation while Bahrain is the smallest. The corresponding adjective is Middle Eastern and the derived noun is Middle Easterner. The term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East beginning in the early 20th century.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described Hezbollah on Wednesday as a risk to Middle East stability and conferred with Israel about the heavily armed,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 8 hours ago

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France, one of the main contributors to the fight against Islamic State in the Middle East, has received no answers to questions about U.S. calls for it and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

Kuwait's foreign minister said on Wednesday that a long-awaited U.S. peace proposal for the Middle East should factor in regional considerations and all..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

A senior U.S. arms control official said on Tuesday that Iran's missile program is detribalizing the Middle East and raising the risk of a "regional arms race"..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

A senior U.S. arms control official said on Tuesday that Iran's missile program is destabilizing the Middle East and increasing the risk of a "regional arms..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

America's new ambassador to Australia is working out what role he will play in managing relations between the military allies on engagements in the Middle East.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

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