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 man carries a giant flag made of flags of Iran, Palestine, Syria and Hezbollah, during a ceremony
February 23, 2019
Iran mocks Netanyahu, says time of Israel’s action in Syria is ending

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN

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Tear gas canisters are fired by Israeli troops toward Palestinians during a protest
February 23, 2019
12-year-old Palestinian killed as thousands riot along the Gaza border

By ANNA AHRONHEIM

A playground for detained children is seen through chain link fencing as U.S. first lady Melania Tru
February 23, 2019
NYPD investigating swastikas drawn on elementary school as a hate crime

By MICHAEL WILNER