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.

Forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad carry the national flag as they ride on motorcycle
May 26, 2019
Syrian government steps up air strikes in northwest, seizes small town

By REUTERS

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Mohammad Shtayyeh gestures during a Palestinian leadership meeting in Ramallah, in the Israeli-occup
May 26, 2019
Shtayyeh: Palestinians may revoke recognition of Israel

By KHALED ABU TOAMEH

Eruv construction
May 27, 2019
Hasidic Jews in Staten Island remove eruv after antisemitic backlash

By MARCY OSTER/JTA