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.

Jordan's king tells UN aid officials that Israel should allow more aid into Gaza

The Jordanian monarch told an emergency meeting in Amman of UN officials, heads of Wester NGOs and representatives of Arab donors to pressure Israel for aid trucks into Gaza.


Iran continues to use drones in its shadow war against Israel - opinion

By using drones, which fly low and slow, Tehran is engaging in graduated escalation, in the hopes of forcing Israel to absorb the threat, rather than feel compelled to respond. 


Released hostage says he was held by UNRWA teacher in Gaza - report

Boker's report also cites another hostage saying that he was held by a Gazan doctor as he was treating children patients.

Turkish ship Mavi Marmara, carrying pro-Palestinian activists to take part of a humanitarian convoy,

Intel: Unclear how big a threat next Turkey flotilla is

The first reports about the potential flotilla came out on November 20, with bombastic predictions of reaching 1,000 small vessels to challenge the Israeli navy by activist Volkan Okclugu.

US warship in Red Sea shoots down drone- officials

The US has sent a significant amount of naval power to the Middle East in the past month, including two aircraft carriers


Houthis slam G7, say hijacked ship linked to war

The Houthis also used drones, ballistic missiles, and cruise missiles to threaten Eilat and areas around the Red Sea.

How Hamas is showcasing Islamic Jihad’s Gaza role - analysis

Hamas has been trying to portray the two terrorist groups as partners, even equal partners in Gaza.

Khamenei promises ‘de-Americanization’ of Mideast - analysis

All eyes are on Iran in terms of the next moves it may make. 

Hamas founder's son calls for Israel to kill his father if hostages not released

"I made a mistake, 10 or 15 years ago when I saved his life many times," stressed the son of the Hamas co-founder Sheikh Hassan Yousef.

Israel-Hamas war: Hezbollah's Nasrallah plead for ceasefire in last speech

Hezbollah confirms commitment to ceasefire, surprising Israel; Prof. Amatzia Baram claims Nasrallah's goal was always a ceasefire

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