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.
On his first trip to Beirut this week, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be walking a fine line between continuing support for Lebanon’s institutions while waving the threat of sanctions if.. WorldNews - Published
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (R) will meet this week in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen here at a Middle East peace conference in Warsaw on February 14, 2019 Locked.. WorldNews - Published
The Special Olympics World Games will be held this week in Abu Dhabi, CNN reports. The Middle East has lagged behind the rest of the world in respecting the needs and potential of people, but the tide..
REuters reports Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sharply criticised U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit to Iraq, . His visit is aimed at shoring..
U.S.-backed Syrian force battling the jihadists said on Saturday (March 2) it was closing in on the jihadists' last bastion near the Iraqi border, capping four years of efforts to roll back the group...
White House adviser Jared Kushner, giving a broad outline of a U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, said it will address final-status issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including establishing..
REuters reports White House adviser Jared Kushner, giving a broad outline of a U.S. peace plan for the Middle East, said it will address final-status issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It will..
Exxon Mobil Corp is considering exploring for oil and gas in Israel, said a person with direct knowledge of the matter, in what would make Exxon the first oil major to operate in the country still.. Reuters - Published
Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, was confronted by two of the most senior US government officials for mixing his personal interests with US foreign policy, according to a new book. Kushner,.. WorldNews - Published
North Korea has broken United Nations sanctions with a "massive" increase of oil imports and coal exports, a U.N. report has found, CNN reports. The 400-page document released Monday by the U.N. Panel.. WorldNews - Published
CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata reflects on his time reporting for "CBSN On Assigment." In his reporter's notebook, D'Agata discusses ISIS' tactics to recruit a new generation in Mosul,.. CBS News - Published
Five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council called on the Houthi Rebels and Saudi-led coalition to implement a peace deal in the key port city of Hodeidah to help end the.. WorldNews - Published
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House senior advisers Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt discussed Middle East peace prospects with Jordan's King.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
By Alexander Cornwell and Tim Hepher DUBAI/PARIS (Reuters) - Airlines from North America to the Middle East kept flying the 737 MAX 8 on Monday after Boeing said it was safe, in stark contrast with a.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters
March 15th marks 8 years of civil war in Syria. Jasmine El-Gamal, a senior fellow at The Atlantic Council and former Middle East adviser for the Pentagon, joins CBSN to explain how a peaceful uprising.. CBS News - Published
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit to Iraq, meant to bolster Tehran's influence and expand trade ties.. Reuters - Published
The leading Democratic candidates have largely broken with consensus-driven politics and embraced progressive ideas on health care, taxes, the environment and Middle East policy. NYTimes.com - Published