Middle East

The region known as the Middle East has been conquered and reconquered by every super power in the West. This has created a region rich in a culture of resistance and thousands of ethnic groups looking for their piece of land. This has created a complicated region and Jpost's Middle East News simplifies it.

Hamas vows to ‘liberate’ Jerusalem on 35th birthday

Hamas has been in control of the Gaza Strip since its coup in 2007 in which it overthrew the Palestinian Authority.

Iranian protesters defy brutal crackdown in 12th week of protests

Protests broke out on university campuses and streets across Iran, with security forces reportedly violently cracking down.

07/12/2022

Chief ICC Prosecutor Khan hopes to visit 'Palestine' in 2023

The comment comes the day after Al Jazeera files a complaint against Israelis over the Abu Akleh killing.

Sister of Iran's Supreme Leader condemns his rule, urges IRGC to disarm

Iran has been gripped by unrest since the death of 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini in police custody on Sept 16.

By REUTERS
07/12/2022

After Abraham Accords: Israel-Morocco tourism ties are stronger than ever

It’s been three years since the seminal gathering at the White House lawn that became the signing of the Abraham Accords, establishing a new chapter in Israel’s place in the region.

TEDx in Israel

At TEDx in Ramallah, Palestinian storytellers share personal experiences to inspire others

A teenager, a journalist, a mother of a child with cancer and a businessman were among the speakers on the theme “We Deserve”.

By MOHAMMAD AL-KASSIM/THE MEDIA LINE
07/12/2022

Iranian student protestors poisoned ahead of mass protests, student union claims

Iranian authorities blame the food poisoning outbreak on water-borne bacteria. Iran’s student union is not buying the explanation. 

Is Qatar using anti-Israel sentiment to deflect from critique? - analysis

At the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Doha wants to appear moderate, welcoming and inclusive, while stoking anti-Israel views.

Canada concerned about how Iran used Canadian parts in its drones

Iranian drones used by Russia were found to be made with parts from Western countries including Canada.

Iran reviewing mandatory hijab law - report

The women of Iran have been legally required to adhere to Muslim modesty laws, loose clothing and covered hair, since 1981, two years after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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