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# Middle East

The Middle East is a transcontinental region in Afro-Eurasia which generally includes Western Asia, all of Egypt, and Turkey. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Middle East, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

The Middle East is a transcontinental region in Afro-Eurasia which generally includes Western Asia, all of Egypt, and Turkey. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Middle East, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

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Train Crash in Egypt Kills at Least 11

In a country known for poorly maintained equipment and mismanagement, a deadly accident north of Cairo adds to the trau...


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Iran Says It Began Enriching Uranium to 60 Percent. How Import...

A highly purified form of uranium is needed to make an atomic bomb, but the main point of Tehran’s action may be to give it leverage in nuclear tal...


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Iran’s Top Leader Signals Nuclear Talks to Resume Despite Nata...

The declaration by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appeared to put to rest any speculation that Iran would boycott or quit the Vienna talks aimed at saving the nuclear de...


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The Israel Prize Is Meant to Unify. More Often, It’s Mired in ...

This year’s rumpus involves a scientist who opposes the occupation of the West Ba...


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Iran Vows to Increase Uranium Enrichment After Attack on Nucle...

Iran also attacked an Israeli cargo ship at sea, raising tensions but causing little or no dama...


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A Ramadan Closer to Normal for 2021

Compared with last year, when mosques around the world were closed because of the coronavirus, this Holy Month has limits, but friends and family, t...


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Iran Vows Revenge for Alleged Israeli Attack on Nuclear Site

Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Iranian foreign minister, threatened Israel after a blackout at a uranium enrichment plant over the weeke...


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Blackout Strikes Natanz Nuclear Facility in Iran

The power outage comes at a delicate time, with talks underway in Vienna to restore the 2015 nuclear de...


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Royal Rivalry Bares Social Tensions Behind Jordan’s Stable Veneer

The standoff between King Abdullah II and his half brother, Prince Hamzah, wasn’t just palace intrigue. It hinted at Saudi meddling and highlighted wider tensions within Jordan’s complex socie...


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Archaeologists Unearth ‘Ancient Egyptian Pompeii’

The newly discovered city was built more than 3,400 years ago during the opulent reign of Amenhotep III, one of Egypt’s most powerful pharao...


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In Haifa, Israel, Wild Boars Encroach on Human Turf

Groups of boars have become an unavoidable presence in Haifa. Some human residents are charmed, but others are annoyed or frightened and now carry sticks on wal...


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Archaeologists Unearth ‘Ancient Egyptian Pompeii’

The newly discovered city was built more than 3,400 years ago during the opulent reign of Amenhotep III, one of Egypt’s most powerful pharao...


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Nemam Ghafouri, Doctor Who Aided Yazidis in Iraq, Dies at 52

Dr. Ghafouri helped survivors of an ISIS genocide and reunited formerly enslaved women with children taken from them. She died of Covid-...


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Jordan’s King Breaks Silence on Feud, Saying It Has ‘Ceased’

The government has accused King Abdullah II’s half brother, Prince Hamzah, of undermining national security, and arrested several of his associat...


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Israel-Iran Sea Skirmishes Escalate as Mine Damages Iranian Mi...

The explosion came the same day as progress was reported in talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal, which Israel oppos...


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Syrian Refugees in Rebel Controlled Idlib Are Stuck in Limbo

Millions of people displaced during Syria’s 10-year war are impoverished, insecure and crowded into an area of the country’s northwest controlled by a rebel group once linked to Al Qae...


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In a Syrian Rebel Bastion, Millions Are Trapped in Murky, Viol...

Millions of people displaced during Syria’s 10-year war are impoverished, insecure and crowded into an area of the country’s northwest controlled by a rebel group once linked to Al Qae...


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Netanyahu Gets First Crack at Forming New Government in Israel

After a fourth inconclusive election in two years, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu still has no easy path back into office. But he has more of a chance than his opponen...