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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Asia

Western Asia, West Asia, Southwestern Asia or Southwest Asia is the westernmost subregion of Asia. The concept is in limited use, as it significantly overlaps with the Middle East ... Palestinian territories (called West Bank and Gaza in the latter), Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE, and Yemen as West Asian countries.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_East

The Middle East is a transcontinental region centered on Western Asia and Egypt in North ...... L., and Martin Bunton. A history of the modern Middle East (Westview Press, 2016). Cressey, George B. (1960). Crossroads: Land and Life in Southwest Asia.

worldartswest.org/main/location.asp?i=55

South West Asia / Middle East [ Afghanistan ]. Southwest Asia, also called the Middle East, extends from Afghanistan in the east to Saudi Arabia in the West, and ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-west-Asia-and-the-Middle-East

Middle East Asia and West asia is the same region but depends upon who is referring to it. The Europians historically and Americans refer the region as Middl. ..

www.answers.com/Q/Why_is_southwest_Asia_called_the_middle_east

In relation to western Europe (instead of Asia) it is in the middle of the east.

mounirajam.wordpress.com/2012/07/19/the-middle-east-or-west-asia-which-is-the-correct-term

Jul 19, 2012 ... Growing up in the "Middle East" often led me to think what does this term ... Asia, which the geographically proper term for the region so-called ...

www.britannica.com/place/Southwest-Asia

Southwest Asia (the Middle East) is the cradle of three great monotheistic systems: Judaism and its offshoots Christianity and Islam. Judaism, founded in the ...

www.britannica.com/place/Middle-East

The central part of this general area was formerly called the Near East, a name ... Gulf; Middle East, from the Persian Gulf to Southeast Asia; and Far East, those ...

www.thoughtco.com/what-is-the-middle-east-2353342

May 23, 2017 ... Can the Middle East be precisely defined? ... Similarly, the former south and southwestern republics of the Soviet Union--Kazakhstan, Tajikistan ...