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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 ...... Crossroads: Land and Life in Southwest Asia. Chicago, IL: J.B. Lippincott Co. xiv, 593 p., ill. with maps and b&w photos. Freedman, Robert O. ( 1991). The Middle ...

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. ... Shouldnt the "Middle East" be renamed South-West Asia?

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 ...

blogs.harvard.edu/mesh/2009/03/southwest-asia

Mar 2, 2009 ... On the face of it, “Southwest Asia” looks like a geographic reference, and it ... at SUNY Binghamton, called the Program in Southwest Asian and North ... SUNY program eventually swapped SWANA for MENA (Middle East and ...

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 ...

study.com/academy/lesson/geography-of-southwest-asia.html

Many of us know it by a different name: the Middle East. ... Let's start by looking at the physical geography of Southwest Asia, or the region as it appears in terms of natural ... You may also expect to see massive sand storms called haboobs.