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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Asia

Geography of Asia reviews geographical concepts of classifying Asia, the central and eastern ... For example, the borders of Central Asia and the Middle East depend on who is defining them and for what purpose. These varying definitions are not generally reflected in the map of Asia as a whole; for example, Egypt is ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_East

The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia and Egypt in North ... Most of the countries that border the Persian Gulf have vast reserves of crude oil, with ... The Middle East, if I may adopt a term which I have not seen, will some day need its Malta, .... In modern-day-country terms they are these: ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borders_of_Israel

The current borders of the State of Israel are the result both of war and of diplomatic ... Finalized in subsequent agreements, these borders are referred to as the 1923 ... divided the Ottoman Empire lands of Middle East between British and French ..... As Israel does not recognize the State of Palestine, Jordan's borders with ...

www.answers.com/Q/Which_middle_east_countries_border_the_red_sea

... Gulf of Aqabah which is an arm of the Red Sea, but not the Red Sea itself. ... Which country must be crossed for trade between the Middle East and Africa as ... The following countries partially border or touch the Red Sea Eastern shore: o ...

www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/me.htm

Sep 19, 2016 ... The western border of the Middle East is defined by the Mediterranean Sea, ... Saudi Arabia, Yemen, and Oman border these waters, with Iraq and Jordan ... though it is not an official member of the United Nations and is not ...

www.britannica.com/place/Middle-East

Middle East: the lands around the southern and eastern shores of the ... not always agree on which countries should be included in the Middle East. People commonly include the following countries: Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, ... Some borders, like that between the United States and Canada, are peaceful ones.

www.vox.com/a/maps-explain-the-middle-east

Mar 26, 2015 ... Here are 40 maps crucial for understanding the Middle East — its history, .... Crucially, the borders between the French and British "zones" later became .... These three maps show how Israel went from not existing to, in 1947 ...

newrepublic.com/article/118409/mideast-unravelling-and-theres-not-much-us-can-do

Jun 26, 2014 ... If you look at a map of the Middle East in 1917, you won't find Lebanon, ... The French claimed the lands from the Lebanese border to Mosul; the ... The danger for the United States does not lie in the breakup of these states, ...

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/09/stop-blaming-colonial-borders-for-the-middle-easts-problems/279561

Sep 11, 2013 ... Map of the Middle East from 1762 (Wikimedia Commons) ... out as a special administrative unit following religious violence there in 1860 as a ... 1922 from some not-too-desirable bits of arid land as something for Britain's ally, ...

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/02/the-middle-east-that-might-have-been/385410

Feb 13, 2015 ... Amid the collapse of the Ottoman Empire following World War I, the region's .... attempt to erase Middle Eastern borders—might have been avoided if .... of nation-states, in the Middle East or elsewhere, does not imply that with ...