The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia and Egypt
. The corresponding adjective is Middle-Eastern and the derived noun is ...
Aug 14, 2014 ... Middle East, the lands around the southern and eastern shores of the ... The
central part of this general area was formerly called the Near East ...
Feb 24, 2012 ... Today, the region of the Near East is imprecise and overlaps with the ... Oddly, in
Asia, what we call the “Middle East” is called “Western Asia.
Middle Eastern Countries - online geography game. ... Bahrain was also called
the "Pearl of the Persian Gulf". Bahrain up until 1521 comprised the bigger region
of Ahsa, Qatif (both are now the eastern province of Saudi Arabia) as well as ...
HOW HAS OIL CHANGED THE GULF REGION? WHY IS THE MIDDLE EAST
CALLED A TROUBLE SPOT? WHICH TURKISH CITY LIES HALF IN ASIA AND ...
Learn about the history of the Middle East, the region where Europe, Africa, and
Asia meet. ... The Middle East has been called the cradle of civilization.
Jun 17, 2014 ... Syria is a country located in the Middle East on the shore of ... In its early written
history, the region was known as Eber Nari ... continued to be called 'Assyria' until
after the Seleucid Empire when it became known as 'Syria'.
Apr 25, 2016 ... seeds for much of the strife in the region today BY JOSEPH BERGER ... known as
the Middle East fell under the control ... called, was one of the.
Jul 19, 2012 ... Growing up in the "Middle East" often led me to think what does this ... the
geographically proper term for the region so-called 'Middle East'.
Name changes of countries, dependencies, geographical and other regions of
particular ... Biafra, Republic of (named after the Bight of Biafra) today part of ....
Egypt continued to be known officially as the "United Arab Republic" until 1971.