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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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Iran’s System Keeps Its Grip, Despite the Chaos (or Because of...

Governments rooted in revolution like Tehran’s have proved to be among the world’s most stable, even drawing strength from cris...

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Iran Election: Ebrahim Raisi Is Headed to Presidency as Rivals...

Rival candidates conceded the election to Mr. Raisi, Iran’s judiciary chief, a close ally of the supreme leader who has a record of grave human rights violatio...

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Israeli-Palestinian Vaccine Deal Collapses Amid Expiry Date Di...

After months of resisting sending vaccine doses to the Palestinian Authority, Israel on Friday morning said it would deliver a million or more. Hours later, the authority rejected the first shipme...

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Iranians Vote for a New President, but Mood is Pessimistic

Turnout appeared low on Friday, with many voters saying they would not cast ballots in an election that they feel has been manipulated in favor of a hard-line conservative candida...

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Israel Strikes Gaza Again, After Militants Set Fires in Israel

The exchanges on Thursday and into Friday stopped short of a full-scale escalation, but they underscored the fragile nature of the cease-fire that ended last month’s w...

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Many Expected to Shun Iran Vote Seen as Presidential Race of One

An ultraconservative judiciary chief appears to have the only real chance of winning after a council of powerful clerics disqualified virtually all the other viable candidat...

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Dreams in the Rubble: An Israeli Airstrike and the 22 Lives Lost

The bombing of a Gaza apartment building has become a focus of debate over civilian casualties in the Hamas-Israel war. For the people who lived there, it was much more than th...

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Israeli Officer Who Killed Autistic Palestinian Man Charged Wi...

The indictment came more than a year after the fatal shooting. The family of the victim protested the charges as too lenient, calling them “unjust” and “unacceptabl...

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Israelis Wonder When or Whether Netanyahu Will Exit Official R...

Even after the new government took over on Sunday, the outgoing prime minister vowed to be back in office soon and hosted at least one former dignitary as if he were still running the sh...

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Mediators Push to Restore Cease-Fire in Gaza After Overnight S...

Foreign diplomats worked to calm tensions on Wednesday after the first armed exchange between Hamas and Israel since an 11-day air war in M...

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Israel Ends Its Indoor Mask Mandate

With more than 63 percent of the population vaccinated, Israel lifts one of its last remaining pandemic restrictio...

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New Israeli Coalition Survives a Test From a Far-Right March

Israel’s government weathered its first potential crisis after a provocative Jewish procession through Palestinian areas of Jerusalem did not spark major violen...

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Far-Right March Tests New Israeli Coalition, Amid Hamas Threats

Just two days after taking office, Israel’s new government is split about a decision to allow a procession through Palestinian areas of Jerusal...

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For Israel’s Netanyahu, the Official Residence Became a Fortress

After a year of protests outside Balfour, the prime minister’s house, Israelis are debating what role they played in Benjamin Netanyahu’s downfa...

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Israel’s Frail New Coalition Gets a Quick First Test

Less than a day after taking over from Benjamin Netanyahu, the new government was set to decide whether to postpone a far-right march that risks provoking Ham...

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Netanyahu Ousted as Israeli Parliament Votes in New Government

An unlikely coalition prevailed against the country’s longest-serving leader. Now it must get its disparate factions to work togeth...

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Netanyahu Opponents Celebrate at Tel Aviv Rally

People thronged Rabin Square, cheering over the removal of a divisive prime minister, but worrying about the new o...

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The new government is expected to hold the line on big securit...

Topics like a Palestinian state, or starting new hostilities with Syria and Hezbollah, could blow the coalition apart over the member’s ideological issu...