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Near East

Noun1.Near East - the area around the eastern Mediterranean; from Turkey to northern Africa and eastward to Iran; the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia and Babylon and Egypt and the birthplace of Judaism and Christianity and Islam; had continuous economic and political turmoil in the 20th century; "the Middle East is the cradle of Western civilization"
Synonyms: Middle East, Mideast
Al-Iraq, Arab Republic of Egypt, Arab-Israeli War, Egypt, falafel, felafel, Fertile Crescent, geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Irak, Iran, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Koweit, Kuwait, Lebanese Republic, Lebanon, Mashriq, Middle East, Mideast, Operation Desert Storm, Persia, pita, pocket bread, Republic of Iraq, Republic of Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Sion, Six Day War, Six-Day War, State of Israel, State of Kuwait, Syria, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United Arab Republic, Yisrael, Yom Kippur War, zarf, Zion
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