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Middle East

Region that encompasses Western Asia and Egypt

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The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia, Turkey, and Egypt. Saudi Arabia is geographically the largest Middle Eastern nation while Bahrain is the smallest. The corresponding adjective is Middle Eastern and the derived noun is Middle Easterner. The term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East beginning in the early 20th century.

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attempted anything against U.S. interests in the Middle East, adding that..
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U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it..
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U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia warned it..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 day ago

The United Arab Emirates, though a prominent foe of Iran in the Middle East's power struggles, has tempered its reaction to attacks on oil tankers off its coast..
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The comedian Ahmed Ahmed poked fun at negative stereotypes of Middle Eastern people. An audience member lodged an anonymous complaint.
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U.S. President Donald Trump discussed crises in the Middle East and Venezuela during a meeting on Thursday with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, a White House..
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Britain's foreign office has adapted its London staffing relating to Iran, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman said on Thursday, after the United States..
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The White House's sudden moves in the Mideast sparked alarm from Congress on Wednesday as key Democrats warned President Donald Trump off war with Iran and..
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The State Department is pulling some staff from the embassy in Baghdad as tensions with Iran escalate across the Mideast. CBS News State Department reporter..
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President Trump is struggling to present a unified message on Iran as a military official undercut the basis for his more confrontational strategy.
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A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Tehran was ready for all scenarios from "confrontation to diplomacy" but the United States could not afford..
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A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Tehran is ready for all scenarios from "confrontation to diplomacy", but the United States cannot afford another..
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President Trump said there is no plan to send up to 120,000 U.S. troops to the Middle East in the event there are attacks on American soldiers. David Martin..
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Trump dismissed a report that his administration is planning to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East to address Iran, but then issued a new threat.
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Sanders posted a live video in reaction to a report that the Trump administration is reviewing a plan that could send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East
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The New York Times reports Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has prepared a plan to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East if Iran were to attack the..
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle..
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President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied a New York Times report that U.S. officials were discussing a military plan to send up to 120,000 troops to the Middle..
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The assaults marked the latest incidents challenging Mideast security after the alleged sabotage of oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates earlier..
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The top U.S. defense official has presented an updated military plan to President Donald Trump's administration that envisions sending up to 120,000 troops to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

A series of sabotage attacks are targeting oil supplies in the Middle East. The attacks are reportedly aimed at oil tankers owned by Saudi Arabia and other..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

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