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.

'Five bullets with a silencer' - How was an IRGC officer assassinated?

IRGC Colonel Hassan Sayyad Khodayari was shot and killed near his home by unknown assailants.

IRGC officer who planned attacks against Jews, Israelis worldwide killed in Tehran

Assailants on a motorcycle shot and killed the Quds Force member in front of his home in the Iranian capital.


Fatah leader in Jenin to ‘Post’: We’re headed toward major escalation

An IDF operation took place in Jenin over the weekend during which 17-year-old Amjad al-Fayed was fatally shot.

Iran media slams Al-Jazeera for reports of Iran nuke deal progress

Iran's Tasnim new criticized Al Jazeera's translation of quotes about the Iran Deal, saying that that they were inaccurate.

Iran’s media claims fake news spread about key commander Hajizadeh

Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the Iranian IRGC Aerospace commander, is sometimes called the “drone mastermind” for Iran’s drone program that currently threatens the region.  

Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) advance towards the city of Al-Qaim, Iraq November 3, 2017

Who is the new militant group targeting a Turkish base with drones? - analysis

The creation of a new “group” called Ahrar Sinjar may be an excuse to strike Turkey now, alleging to be responding to other Turkish attacks.

Iran dissident calls for soccer match cancellation due to terrorism

Canada’s soccer team is slated to play Iran’s team in an exhibition match next month in Vancouver. The match has sparked widespread calls for it to be canceled.


Four killed in attempt to smuggle drugs from Syria

The Jordanian armed forces did not specify who killed or wounded the people involved.


Iran’s aircraft troubles on display with new transport plane - analysis

Iran can’t acquire new jet warplanes, so it is considering using a propeller plane for close air support.

Qatari FM says Iran's leadership open for a compromise on nuclear file

Iran's Foreign Ministry said remarks by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei were mistranslated.

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