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Thread: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    Meaningless thread and quiz if you ask me.

    IS it supposed to be fuel for the apologists or something?
    Nope, I'm asking a general question on what people believe and what they know. If you don't like it, you don't have to participate.
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    I'm not interested in that. I'm interested in where these countries are located.
    One is on the horn of Africa, 2 are in the Indians Sub-Continent and the rest are in Asia.. so 1 Africa and rest Asia if you want the ball park
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    One is on the horn of Africa, 2 are in the Indians Sub-Continent and the rest are in Asia.. so 1 Africa and rest Asia if you want the ball park
    Thank you Pete, as always you're willing to answer questions directly.
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    One is on the horn of Africa, 2 are in the Indians Sub-Continent and the rest are in Asia.. so 1 Africa and rest Asia if you want the ball park
    ME = Asia
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Egypt in the west, Turkey in the north, Iran in the east, Yemen in the south.

    Afghanistan and Pakistan are usually added for holding similarities to many Mideastern countries.
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Well just curious whether or not being in Africa precludes it's inclusion in the middle east in your mind. You said Afghanistan is close but not quite, and I'd agree with that.

    Somalia would be the toughest to say, but no it's not either.

    What do you think makes up the border of the "Middle East"?
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Middle East was a term originally used to describe the area between India (including Pakistan) and the Mediterranean, including Turkey and the Arabian Peninsula. Afghanistan could be included, but it generally isn't.
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Quote Originally Posted by Luftwaffe View Post
    ME = Asia
    Egypt isn't in Asia. Turkey and Cyprus would certainly dispute that as well as Cyprus is part of the European Union and Turkey wants to become part of the European Union.
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    Quote Originally Posted by Joby View Post
    Well just curious whether or not being in Africa precludes it's inclusion in the middle east in your mind. You said Afghanistan is close but not quite, and I'd agree with that.

    Somalia would be the toughest to say, but no it's not either.

    What do you think makes up the border of the "Middle East"?
    I would say it is the countries with a Semitic background (which the Afghans don't have) and going maybe as far as Iran. Once you get into Afghanistan, there is a lot influence from non-persians, non-Arabs and as such I don't consider them to be part of the Middle East. Then again, I'm not alone in this frame of mind.
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    Re: Which of these countries is in the Middle East?

    I smell a bait thread.
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