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.
A senior U.S. arms control official said on Tuesday that Iran's missile program is detribalizing the Middle East and raising the risk of a "regional arms race" through the provision of such weapons to.. Reuters - 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..
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
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
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 slide in the planemaker's shares on worries over Sunday's.. Reuters - Published
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 Abdullah on Monday in Washington, an.. Reuters - 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