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.

Don't be fooled by Iran-IAEA games, time running out to block nukes

As of January 2026, the ultimate weapon of the nuclear deal to hold Khamenei in line, the “snapback” of UN global sanctions, which China and Russia cannot veto, expires.

As November elections near in the US, Saudi Arabia works to finalize defense treaty

The deal may depend on Biden’s ability to normalize relations between Saudi Arabia and Israel, which Riyadh says will happen only with the recognition of an independent Palestinian state.

By GIORGIA VALENTE/THE MEDIA LINE
16/06/2024
(L-R): Former US president Donald Trump, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s former president Ahmadinejad open to economic relations with US under Trump

"For how much longer do we desire to remain in conflict with the US?" He questioned.

An Al Jazeera logo is seen over the journalistic code of ethics in Arabic and English

'May Allah reckon with you': Al Jazeera caught censoring Gazan criticism for Hamas

"Hamas views the Qatari mouthpiece as its ‘intelligence and propaganda arm," an Israeli court deemed.

16/06/2024

Fourteen Jordanians die during hajj in Saudi Arabia, some succumb to heat

Stampedes, tent fires, heat and other factors have caused hundreds of deaths at the event over the past 30 years.

By REUTERS
16/06/2024

Sinking ships in Red Sea: Failure of the international community

The international community which should have prevented Hamas from controlling Gaza in the first place, has looked on as Iran then set in motion wars across the Middle East.

Voices from the Arab Press: American attitudes towards the region

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.

By THE MEDIA LINE
15/06/2024

US Naval forces rescue crew from Greek-owned ship struck by Houthis in Red Sea

Sailors assigned to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group airlifted the crew out on Saturday, NAVCENT said, adding that one civilian sailor remained missing.

By REUTERS
15/06/2024

Pay-to-slay: Lebanese Christians question gov't's decision to pay Hezbollah fighters' families

According to the Saudi news channel Al-Hadath, the Lebanese government decided to grant financial aid of $20,000 for each heir of a Hezbollah casualty.

14/06/2024

Israel-Iran alliance: Jerusalem's arm sales to the Islamic Republic during Iran-Iraq War

Clandestine Israeli sales of military equipment helped turn the tide of the war and prevent Iran from falling to Saddam’s forces.

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