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.
The United States is struggling to win its allies' support for an initiative to heighten surveillance of vital Middle East oil shipping lanes because of fears it will increase tension with Iran, six.. Reuters - Published
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a tough diplomatic challenge from an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an..
Pigeons are a fixture in most American cities. The birds are native to North Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, but Europeans settlers brought them to North America in the 1600s as a source of food...
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Palestinians poured scorn on the Trump administration's 50 billion-dollar investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, however US Gulf Arab allies..
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Palestinians decried the Trump administration's 50 billion-dollar investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, however US Gulf Arab allies claimed..
The Trump administration is chasing support for an economic plan that it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace. But the Palestinians - and many other Arabs - don't think their pitch..
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, President Emmanuel Macron spoke by phone to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani as part of a French initiative to prevent an escalation of tensions in..
Hundreds of Palestinian protesters in various West Bank locations on Tuesday rallied against this week's economic conference in Bahrain that will kick off the Trump administration's plan for peace in..
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Palestinians staged protests on Tuesday across the West Bank and Gaza as the first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan was launched at a conference the White House touts as a bid..
According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monday. Trump signed an executive..
According to a report by Reuters, on Sunday, Iran's parliament speaker, Ali Larijani, said that the US Middle East peace plan was 'toying with a nation's dignity' and would lead to stronger resistance..
President Donald Trump has warned military action against Iran is still an option for its downing of an unmanned US military aircraft, but amid heightened tensions he dangled the prospect of eventually..
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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 week as part of a French initiative to.. Reuters - Published
The Pakistan airspace closure has not only impacted airlines as they are forced to fly longer routes and burn more fuel, but on ground, it has hit transit passengers too, especially those from North.. IndiaTimes - Published
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 all sides, EU foreign policy chief.. Reuters - Published
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 when confronted by a Royal Navy warship,.. Reuters - Published