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.

Red Sea ballistic missile attacks trigger Asian interest in defenses

The ASBMs and targeting on display in the Red Sea are rudimentary compared with what China could bring to bear, said Ankit Panda of the Carnegie Foundation for International Peace.

By REUTERS
21/02/2024

Iran dismisses plan by UN nuclear watchdog head to visit next month

Under a defunct 2015 agreement with world powers, Iran can enrich uranium only to 3.67%.

By REUTERS
21/02/2024

Israel allegedly strikes twice in Syria, at least two killed

Sky News Arabic reported that the alleged targets of the missile strike were Iranians.

21/02/2024

Russian sentenced to 8 years in Lebanon prison for spying for Israel

The man convicted had confessed to the Lebanese general security apparatus that he was recruited by Israeli intelligence and was provided with maps of places and facilities belonging to Hezbollah.

 People walk past a graffiti, depicting a Houthi fighter stopping an Israeli ship

Greek ship attacked in Red Sea by Houthis arrives in Aden with cargo

The Houthis, who control Yemen's most populous regions, have attacked vessels with commercial ties to the United States, Britain, and Israel.

By REUTERS
20/02/2024

Int'l leaders cant seem to keep their promises on a Palestinian state

While many International leaders have expressed interest in creating a Palestinian state for the sake of peace, few real options of actualizing this interest seem to exist.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
20/02/2024

Taliban delegation refuses to attend UN mediation talks, sets 'unreasonable' demands

The Taliban declined an invitation to a UN meeting, which was meant to find a solution to Afghanistan's dire situation and foster the Talibans relationship with the international community.

By ARSHAD MEHMOOD/THE MEDIA LINE
20/02/2024
 Smoke rises from a site hit by an airstrike near the town of Ghaziyeh, Lebanon February 19, 2024

Lebanon fighting oil factory fire as Israel pummels Hezbollah

Earlier on Tuesday, IDF fighter jets hit a number of Hezbollah terror targets in Lebanon on Tuesday morning, the IDF stated.

IAEA chief says Iran's nuclear enrichment activity remains high

Iran denies seeking nuclear weapons but no other state has enriched to that level without producing them.

By REUTERS
19/02/2024

Yemen's Houthis say they attacked two US ships in Gulf of Aden

The group was pressed by Iran in October to join Hezbollah and Hamas in initiating attacks on Israel.

By REUTERS
19/02/2024
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