Middle East

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.

A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter looks down the road to Makhmur
September 21, 2018
A year after referendum, Kurds in Iraq face Iran and US powerbrokers

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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A Palestinian flag is waved at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City
September 21, 2018
Prominent Israeli-Arab indicted for terror incitement

By TAMARA ZIEVE

NASCAR Cup Series driver Aric Almirola on last lap during Daytona 500, Daytona Int'l Speedway, 2018
September 21, 2018
Israeli driver revvs into NASCAR's Cup race at Richmond

By JOE MARUSAK/THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER