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.

Syria-Iraq ties continue to thaw with FM Baghdad visit - analysis

Syria says it wants to work with Iraq to fight against “terror” as well as the drug trade.

A boat of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) sails, at undisclosed place

US, UK respond after Iranian fast-attack boats harass commercial vessel

The incident comes just weeks after Iran seized two foreign oil tankers in the region in early May and late April.


Rising femicide rates in the Middle East spark calls for urgent action

The rise of femicide, particularly within Arab communities, has led to an urgent call for social, educational, and governmental interventions to tackle this tragic issue.


Netanyahu attacks 'irrelevant' IAEA, says nuclear watchdog gave in to Iran

"Iran is continuing to lie to the International Atomic Energy Agency," Netanyahu told his cabinet in televised remarks.


Iran’s Zarif slammed as defeatist, traitor for Instagram statement - analysis

Zarif who helped negotiate the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was replaced by the new 2021 government.

Iraq and Syria discuss tackling cross-border drug trade

Having welcomed back Assad, Arab states want him to curb a flourishing Syrian trade in narcotics, which are produced in Syria and smuggled across the region.


Hamas denounces UNRWA for ‘bowing’ to US pressure to renew funding

The US and UNRWA have agreed to a new framework agreement regarding supporting UNRWA operations.

Egypt-Israel border has a history of terror, drug-related clashes - analysis

The last weeks have seen several thwarted smuggling attempts from Egypt.

Iran pushes for naval alliance in Indian ocean, claims Gulf countries may participate

Iran has previously worked with China and Russia but its new initiative may try to capitalize on reports of the UAE leaving the US-led Combined Maritime Forces.  

Turkey's Erdogan takes oath for new term as president

Erdogan will officially start his new term by taking his oath on Saturday at around 3 p.m. in the general assembly in Ankara.

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