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.

Houthis unveil new deadly drone boat to help keep pressure on the Red Sea

The Houthis have been using similar types of craft, that drive on the surface of the water, to attack ships in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

Iran top court overturns rapper Toomaj Salehi's death sentence, lawyer says

Salehi's songs supported protests sparked by the death in police custody of Mahsa Amini, a young Kurdish Iranian woman arrested for allegedly wearing an "improper" hijab.

By REUTERS
22/06/2024

Jordanian police say they discover explosives stored in residential apartment

Most of the clandestine flow of arms into the country has been bound for the neighboring West Bank, Jordanian officials say.

By REUTERS
22/06/2024
IDF along the northern border between Israel and Lebanon.

'Plunge the region into war': US, Egypt work to prevent Israel-Lebanon 'catastrophe'

Egyptian talks with Washington reportedly focused on the "catastrophic consequences" for various parties in the event of a war in the region.

By MAARIV , REUTERS
21/06/2024

Bahrain, Kuwait are investigating thousands of citizenship fraud cases

The countries’ generous benefits for their citizens, along with access to unrestricted movement, have inspired thousands to fraudulently obtain citizenship in Bahrain or Kuwait

By ALI HUSSAIN/THE MEDIA LINE
21/06/2024

Aggression by the Iran-backed Houthis continues unabated

The Houthi attacks are continuing, and severe damage is being inflicted on global trade, with no end in sight.

Unseen Wounds: Confronting the devastating reality of sexual violence in the Middle East

Experts reveal the pervasive nature of sexual violence in the region, calling for urgent legal reforms and societal change to protect women and girls.

By VERONICA NEIFAKH/THE MEDIA LINE
21/06/2024

What’s behind Nasrallah’s threats to attack Cyprus?

The Hezbollah leader’s attempt to intimidate Nicosia increases the likelihood of a wider regional conflict.

By KEREN SETTON/THE MEDIA LINE
21/06/2024
Members of Hezbollah march with party's flags during a rally marking al-Quds Day, (Jerusalem Day) in

Disallowing phones: The directives indicating Hezbollah is panicking

According to the report, instructions were given not to sleep in headquarters, and those sleeping in cars or temporary living quarters were asked to change places frequently.

By MAARIV
21/06/2024

Pit stop: Israel’s ban on dates causes diplomatic snag with UAE

This move has angered the Emiratis, who have been importing dates for their embassy since the Abraham Accords.

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