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.

Did Raisi’s outreach to Arab states pave the way for Oct. 7? - analysis

Iran sought to derail any Saudi-Israeli normalization deal, which October 7 did; as such, it exploited October 7 to change the regional order.

Blinken admits: Israel may not be willing or able to move on a Saudi deal

The conversation about normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia is complicated as it would have to involve the pathway to a Palestinian state.

21/05/2024

Olympus Has Fallen: America's decline as a superpower, and what that means for Israel

The fruits of several calamitous decisions can be seen today, as Iran has successfully attacked Israel on seven fronts in pursuit of the Jewish state’s destruction.

By ROMY LEIBLER/THE MEDIA LINE
21/05/2024

IDF eliminates Hezbollah commander responsible for rocket and missile unit

Qassem Saqlawi, a Hezbollah commander responsible for coordinating rocket and missile fire at Israel from Lebanon's coast, was eliminated by Israeli forces.

'Mossad agent Eli Kopter': Israeli joke sparks wave of conspiracy theories on Raisi's death

One of the jokes on the death of former Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi that garnered success stated "The pilot is a Mossad agent named Eli Kopter.”

By YINON BEN SHUSHAN
20/05/2024

Gazans under attack from Iran sympathizers for celebrating death of Raisi

These events highlight the Sunni-Shi’i rift present at the center of the Islamic and Arab world for centuries.

20/05/2024

Bye Raisi: How does his death change the race to succeed Khamenei?

Whoever succeeds Khamenei will set its policy regarding Israel, the West, nuclear weapons, and a host of other issues critical to the world.

Deaths of Iranian president, FM will have no significant effect on Israel

The death of Raisi and Amir-Abdollahian will undoubtedly cause great turmoil in Iran, however.

20/05/2024

New spy bill in Turkey raises fears of greater limits on dissent

Turkey's new spy bill, compared to Russia's, may limit journalists and civil society, sparking fears of further curbing freedom of expression.

By KRISTINA JOVANOVSKI/THE MEDIA LINE
20/05/2024
 People come to Iranian embassy to pay tribute to President Raisi and other helicopter crash victims

How Ebrahim Raisi transformed Iran’s role in the region

Regardless of what Western analysts think about Iran's international relations, Iran has secured close ties throughout the Middle East and Asia under President Raisi.

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