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.

Despite danger, journalists in Syria are determined to keep reporting to ensure justice

Journalists who have covered Syria – and paid heavy prices for it – share their stories with The Media Line.

By DEBBIE MOHNBLATT/THE MEDIA LINE
12/08/2022

Anti-aircraft fire targets drone over Lebanon - report

The incident comes amid heightened tensions between Hezbollah and Israel surrounding ongoing talks about the maritime border between the two countries.

12/08/2022

Israel rejects Lebanese proposal on maritime border demarcation - report

A Lebanese official warned that "the time for negotiations is not open to infinity."

11/08/2022
Tawfiq Tirawi speaks during a news conference in the West Bank city of Ramallah

Top official ousted as Palestinian succession battle heats up

Tawfik Tirawi, a former head of the Palestinian Authority General Intelligence Service, was booted out amid mounting tensions with the Palestinian leadership.

How significant was Yair Lapid's nuclear threat to Iran? - analysis

Most likely what occurred was what has happened with Lapid in a number of speeches: he is looking to put his own stamp on the office of the premier.

Iran gives millions annually to Islamic Jihad to attack Israel - Gantz

Prisoner issue threatens to undo fragile ceasefire as UN teams visits PIJ leaders

Armed man takes hostages at Lebanese commercial bank

The man entered the Federal Bank of Lebanon branch in the Hamra neighborhood in west Beirut just before noon on Thursday with a firearm, demanding access to funds in his account.

By REUTERS
11/08/2022

Saudi-Oman corridor to open for Israeli flights 'within days' - El Al CEO

El Al and smaller Israeli rival Arkia later said they had applied for permission to fly over both Saudi Arabia and Oman.

By REUTERS
11/08/2022

UN team visits jailed Islamic Jihad leader, warns Gaza ceasefire fragile

Over the weekend, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad launched 1,100 rockets at Israel while the IDF carried out 147 airstrikes against the terror group in Gaza.

Iran begins training Russians to use its drones - US

Last month, the US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan said that Iran was preparing to provide Russia with hundreds of drones, some capable of being armed with weapons.

11/08/2022
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