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.

Earthquake: Iran, Hezbollah support aid for victims in Syria - analysis

Flights begin to arrive in Syria from Iraq, Iran, Russia, India, and other countries and people in Aleppo sleep in parks fearing more building collapses.

Syria earthquake: Hundreds of families still under rubble - rebel rescuers

At least 1,444 people were killed in Syria and about 3,500 injured following the earthquake that also killed nearly 3,000 in Turkey.


Israelis and Palestinians overestimate each other's desire to fight

A joint poll conducted by Israeli and Palestinian organizations found that both Israelis and Palestinians overestimate the other's desire to kill them.

By Sam Halpern

Israeli ambassador to Turkey: Horrors of the earthquake 'cannot be described'

"The fact that the number of dead and injured is increasing each moment...before they even started clearing the ruins - it's awful. It's heartbreaking.


Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia conclude ‘discrimination’ conciliation

An ad hoc UN commission created to resolve a diplomatic conflict between Gulf countries concluded its work.

By Sam Halpern

Turkey-Syria earthquake: 6 ways it could affect the Middle East - analysis

From Turkey-Israel ties to international support for Syria; Turkey’s elections and regional preparedness for the next earthquake.

Decade of war in Syria leaves earthquake victims vulnerable, without aid - analysis

The entire area affected by the earthquake is a center for refugees and displaced Syrians who were already suffering after a decade of war in Syria.

PM Netanyahu’s ‘magic’ in the gulf might be waning - opinion

Netanyahu must address and repair his relationship with the current US administration before pursuing further relationships with other nations.


Why is Iran pardoning protesters? - analysis

This decision by Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was announced on Sunday and was on the front page of pro-regime media.

Vigil held for Navid Afkari, a wrestler killed by the Iranian regime, in Toronto, Canada

Iran wrestler defects to avoid death penalty for supporting revolt

Mohammad Namjoo-Motlagh: 'I will remain their voice until Iran is freed from oppression'

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