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What is the Middle East?

"The term Middle East refers to the region from Egypt in the west through Iran in the East, and from Turkey in the north to the Arabian Penninsula in the South." -- William L. Cleveland, A History of the Modern Middle East (3rd edition, 2004)

  • Bahrain
  • Cyprus
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Palestine
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen