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The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia and Egypt . The corresponding adjective is Middle-Eastern and the derived noun is ...

Middle East | region, Asia, Africa, and Europe | Britannica.com

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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 ...

Where is the Middle East? The Near East? The Far East? - Dictionary

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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 - Learning Level - Sheppard Software

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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 ...

WESTERN ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST - Fact Monster

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HOW HAS OIL CHANGED THE GULF REGION? WHY IS THE MIDDLE EAST CALLED A TROUBLE SPOT? WHICH TURKISH CITY LIES HALF IN ASIA AND ...

Background: Middle East | Scholastic.com

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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.

Ancient Syria - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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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'.

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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.

The Middle East or West Asia, Which is the Correct Term? | A ...

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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'.

Historical Country Names - Nations Online Project

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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.

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Middle East Map / Map of the Middle East - Facts, Geography ...

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Jul 13, 2016 ... The Middle East is a geographical and cultural region located ... to Asia and oscillate between being called European and Middle Eastern.

Geography of the Modern Middle East and North Africa | Middle East ...

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It usually includes the Arab countries from Egypt east to the Persian Gulf, plus Israel and Iran. .... This region contains about two-thirds of the world's known petroleum ... that live in these same nations that make up the so-called Islamic world.

Why are Middle East countries called gulf countries? - Quora

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Oct 21, 2014 ... At the center of the Middle East rests the Persian Gulf, cutting into the region and giving it its hook-like shape. Countries along the Persian Gulf ...