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Middle East: Region that encompasses Western Asia and Egypt
The Middle East is a transcontinental region in Afro-Eurasia which generally includes Western Asia, all of Egypt, and Turkey. The term has come into wider usage as a replacement of the term Near East beginning in the early 20th century. The broader concept of the "Greater Middle East" also includes the Maghreb, Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia, the Comoros, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and sometimes Transcaucasia and Central Asia into the region. The term "Middle East" has led to some confusion over its changing definitions.

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Donald Trump presides as Israel and Arab states sign historic pacts [Video]

Donald Trump presides as Israel and Arab states sign historic pacts

Donald Trump has presided over the signing of historic diplomatic pactsbetween Israel and two Gulf Arab nations. The US president hopes the move willlead to a new order in the Middle East and cast him..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 01:19Published
US, UAE, Israel and Bahrain sign Abraham Accord [Video]

US, UAE, Israel and Bahrain sign Abraham Accord

The President of United State, Donald Trump, Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister of the UAE Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Foreign Minister of Bahrain Abdullatif bin Rashid..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:00Published
UAE, Bahrain sign deal with Israel at White House [Video]

UAE, Bahrain sign deal with Israel at White House

[NFA] The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain on Tuesday became the latest Arab states to break a longstanding taboo by signing agreements toward normalizing relations with Israel in a strategic..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:21Published
Peace deals mark 'dawn of a new Middle East' -Trump [Video]

Peace deals mark 'dawn of a new Middle East' -Trump

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements on Tuesday for normalizing relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab states to break a longstanding taboo in a strategic realignment of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published
Palestinians reject Israel-Bahrain deal [Video]

Palestinians reject Israel-Bahrain deal

Palestinians in Gaza burned pictures of Israeli, U.S., Bahraini and United Arab Emirates leaders on Saturday in protest over the two Gulf countries' moves to normalize ties with Israel. Fred Katayama..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:17Published
Norwegian MP nominates Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

Norwegian MP nominates Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

A Norwegian MP said he nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel PeacePrize for his efforts in the Middle East.

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Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize [Video]

Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

A Norwegian MP has said he has nominated US president Donald Trump for theNobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the Middle East.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:45Published
On board the historic Tel Aviv-Abu Dhabi flight [Video]

On board the historic Tel Aviv-Abu Dhabi flight

An El Al Boeing 737 carrying senior U.S. and Israeli aides made aviation history by cutting straight over Saudi territory en route to Abu Dhabi on Monday for normalisation talks. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Kushner Tries To Round Up Arab Leaders To Cheer Israel's Normalization Deal With UAE [Video]

Kushner Tries To Round Up Arab Leaders To Cheer Israel's Normalization Deal With UAE

CNN reports White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is traveling to the Middle East this weekend. He hopes to convince multiple Arab leaders to attend a splashy White House signing ceremony for the..

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Lebanon marks 100 years in turmoil [Video]

Lebanon marks 100 years in turmoil

The deadly Beirut port blast on August 4 this year set the tone for a subdued 100 year anniversary for the state of Lebanon. Megan Revell looks back at a century of hope and despair.

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U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in UAE [Video]

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo arrives in UAE

"Excited to arrive in the United Arab Emirates and congratulate the Emirati people on the historic Abraham Accords- the most significant step toward peace in the Middle East in over 25 years," Pompeo..

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Chinese, Saudis among buyers of Cyprus's 'golden passports' [Video]

Chinese, Saudis among buyers of Cyprus's 'golden passports'

Among the almost 2,500 names listed, 500 from China and 350 from the Middle East also paid for a Cypriot passport.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:56Published
Aziz Alghasian : "this deal has really displayed the fractions in the Middle East" [Video]

Aziz Alghasian : "this deal has really displayed the fractions in the Middle East"

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Turkey may suspend ties with UAE over Israel deal [Video]

Turkey may suspend ties with UAE over Israel deal

Turkey is considering suspending diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates and withdrawing its ambassador over the Gulf state's accord to normalize ties with Israel, President Tayyip Erdogan said..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:53Published
Israel, United Arab Emirates reach historic deal [Video]

Israel, United Arab Emirates reach historic deal

[NFA] Israel and the United Arab Emirates reached a historic peace deal that will lead to a full normalization of diplomatic relations between the two Middle Eastern nations in an agreement the Trump..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:16Published

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