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 retirees declare in protests ‘oppression is enough’

Iranian demonstrators held rallies in front of the Steel Pension Fund amid deteriorating economic conditions in the Islamic Republic.

Houthis fire missiles at UAE, Saudi Arabia, warn of further strikes

Two Houthi ballistic missiles were intercepted over Abu Dhabi, with a UAE F-16 destroying the launcher which fired the missiles.

23/01/2022

How much longer will Iran talks be 'weeks from ending?' - analysis

The longer the US and E3 complain about Iran negotiating too slowly, but do anything about it, the more Iran will take full advantage.

US Navy intercepts vessel smuggling explosive materials in Gulf of Oman

40 tons of urea fertilizer, which can be used to manufacture explosives, were seized by the US Navy.

23/01/2022

Syrian Kurdish forces tighten siege after Islamic State prison break

The Pentagon confirmed the US-led coalition had carried out airstrikes in support of the SDF as it sought to end the prison break.

By REUTERS
23/01/2022

Turkey’s Israel agenda: Giving nothing, getting everything - analysis

Ankara’s narrative today is that Israel should route its gas through Turkey so that it can use profits to fund Hamas and other extremist groups in the region.

Turkish journalist arrested on charge of insulting Erdogan - report

The alleged insult was in the form of a palace-related proverb that Kabas expressed both on an opposition tv channel and on her Twitter account, drawing condemnation from government officials.

By REUTERS
22/01/2022

Iran claims Israel exploiting the Holocaust to justify its crimes

“The fake Zionist regime has constantly tried to use the victims of World War II and the Jews as a justification for its shameless and aggressive actions.”

Gulf Arabs slam Palestinian terror groups for ‘supporting’ Houthi attacks

Tensions between the Palestinians and the Gulf countries escalated after the signing of the Abraham Accords.

Russia offered Iran interim nuclear deal with US' knowledge - report

Iran rejected Russia's proposal and the US distanced itself from Russia's attempts at an interim agreement, according to a report.

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