Middle East

The region known as the Middle East has been conquered and reconquered by every super power in the West. This has created a region rich in a culture of resistance and thousands of ethnic groups looking for their piece of land. This has created a complicated region and Jpost's Middle East News simplifies it.

Iranian flag flies in front of the UN office building, housing IAEA headquarters, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Vienna, Austria, May 24, 2021.

Explosive boom shakes western Iran, officials blame lightning 10 hours later

US soldiers stand next to Jordanian flags as they take part in Exercise Eager Lion at one of the Jordanian military bases in Azraq, east of Amman, Jordan, April 26, 2018

Killing of Jordanian soldier puts Amman, Damascus in a bind - analysis

People wait in cars to get fuel at a gas station in Zalka, Lebanon, August 20, 2021.

Would Israeli gas really help Lebanon keep Iran out?

Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem and coach Mahyar Monshipour react before the fight against French boxer Anne Chauvin during an official boxing bout in Royan, France, April 13, 2019

Iran’s regime sentences boxer to death for his peaceful protest vs. corruption

LIBYAN COMMANDER Khalifa Haftar meets Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the parliament in Athens.

Libyan warlord's plane lands in Israel

A demonstrator waves an Algerian flag

Algeria prepares for war with Morocco, panics due to Israel - report

 Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (C), joins a reading of the Koran prior to a meeting of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) executive committee in the West Bank city of Ramallah, August 22, 2015.

Abbas calls off PLO parley to avoid ‘confrontation’ with Israel, US

  Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) 40th Summit in Riyadh

Saudi royal family are descendants of Jews who fought Muhammad - Iranian general

Anwar R, a former Syrian officer of Syrian President Bashar el-Assad's intelligence agency arrives at the higher regional court of Koblenz before the verdict in his trial for crimes against humanity, including torture and killing in Koblenz, Germany, January 13, 2022.

Syria's rebels hail ex-officer's conviction, want justice to go higher

By REUTERS
 Iraq's newly elected for a second term as speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi attends the parliament headquarters in Baghdad, January 9, 2022.

Explosion hits building of Iraq parliament speaker's party, 2 wounded -police

By REUTERS
Former President Donald Trump targeted in a video published on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's website

Iran publishes video depicting Trump assassination, revenge for Soleimani

Mourners attend the funeral of Yehuda Dimentman, in Homesh last month.

Why is Homesh the latest Israeli-Palestinian hotspot? - 8 takes

 Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces during a protest in the village of Beit Dajan, near the West Bank city of Nablus on December 24, 2021.

Middle East peace cannot jump over Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Jordan's FM

 A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017.

ISIS bot army adapts to survive online cyberslaughter - report

 WAVING THE Georgian flag during a protest against the arrival of Russian TV presenter Vladimir Pozner in Tbilisi, April 1. In current negotiations, NATO is likely demanding that Russia rescind its decision to add former Soviet state Georgia to its ranks.

Voices from the Arab press: Early 2022: Decisive days for the world

By MEDIA LINE
Bulldozers remove debris of Al-Jawharah Tower that was hit by Israeli air strikes during Israel-Palestine fighting last May, in Gaza City, December 21, 2021. Picture taken December 21, 2021.

With most Gaza homes wrecked by war still in ruins, smiles for lucky few

By REUTERS
Newly recruited Houthi soldiers march during the funeral of Houthi fighters killed during recent fighting against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen, December 6, 2021.

Will pro-Iranian Houthis in Yemen escalate against UAE? - analysis

People use their mobile phones whilst walking in Beirut, Lebanon, January 12, 2022.

'No money left': Lebanese telcos close to meltdown as cable thieves thrive

By REUTERS
 Rocket fired by Iran-backed groups towards base hosting US forces in northeastern Syria, January 5, 2022

Bomb blast kills one in Syrian border city, wounds several

By REUTERS
Anwar R, a former Syrian officer of Syrian President Bashar el-Assad's intelligence agency arrives at the higher regional court of Koblenz before the verdict in his trial for crimes against humanity, including torture and killing in Koblenz, Germany, January 13, 2022.

German court finds main suspect guilty in first Syria torture trial

By REUTERS
 Supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah carry a coffin of a person who was killed in violence in Beirut on Thursday, during their funeral in Beirut's southern suburbs, Lebanon

Protesters block Lebanon's roads to protest economic crash, soaring prices

By REUTERS
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