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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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The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is raising alarms in Washington.
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 hours ago

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French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he would speak to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Russia's Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump this..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

The European Union fully backs Iraq's efforts to de-escalate growing tensions between the United States and Iran because conflict will have dire consequences for..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Defence officials are weighing up whether to back the United States in greater measures to safeguard freedom of navigation off Iran and Yemen.
Credit: SBS - Published 1 week ago

The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday that the United States is prepared to protect U.S. personnel and citizens in the Middle East as tensions build with..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants Chancellor..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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