The Middle East, sometimes called "Near East" or "Levant," identifies the region from South Asia to North Africa. Modern usage of the term began during World War II. We have prepared pages on each of the countries of the Middle East that give facts and statistics about them. Please look at these pages by either selecting the name of a country or clicking on the map. We have also prepared a Time Line of occurrences in the Middle East that you may like to look at.
|This Time Line of the history of the Middle East gives a brief summary of ancient history and concentrates on the happenings in the 20th century with regards to the peace process.|
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