George Bush made the rhetorical championing of middle eastern democracy a centerpiece of his presidency.
We as coauthors disagree on the Palestinian U.N. bid, as on other important aspects of middle eastern politics.
As a center of Christian antiquity, Mosul is considered by many middle eastern Christians to be one of their holiest cities.
The city served as a crossroads for African, Mediterranean, and middle eastern cultures.
Rhino horns are also sold as ceremonial daggers in middle eastern countries like Yemen.
Ghonim is Egyptian but lived in Dubai, where one of Google's middle eastern offices are based.
What if you can get inside the meeting between the middle eastern funding source and the Hollywood producers?
The opportunity for senior U.S. officers to meet and work alongside their middle eastern counterparts is of no small consequence.
The middle eastern question; or, Some political problems of Indian defence.
Rows of rising seats around the curve of the apse with the patriarch's throne at the middle eastern point formed the synthronon.
1899; never defined in a generally accepted way. Early use with reference to British India. Hence Middle-Eastern (1903).
Note: As the site of such ancient civilizations as Phoenicia, Babylon, and Egypt, and the birthplace of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, the Middle East is known as the cradle of Western civilization. The Greek Empire, Roman Empire, Persian Empire, and Ottoman Empire are among the great civilizations that developed and prospered in the Middle East.
Note: A hotbed of religious and political strife (see Arab-Israeli conflict and Persian Gulf War), the Middle East attracted the attention of such powerful nations as Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union eager to protect their strategic interests at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa, and their access to precious oil reserves.