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251 hits Rate me! Share Favorite | Flag 16 years ago by emitchell

Do you consider any North African nations to be part of the Middle East?


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16 yrs ago, 11 mos ago - Tuesday 7/1/03 - 12:36:42 AM EST (GMT-5)
Until the recent war, I always thought southwestern Asia was the only part considered to be the middle east.
16 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Thursday 7/17/03 - 8:26:18 PM EST (GMT-5)
You mean like Egypt? ...yeah.
16 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Monday 7/21/03 - 5:24:24 PM EST (GMT-5)
No way. The Middle East is like Israel, Palestine, Iraq, Iran, and Suadia Arabia. Middle East:
16 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Monday 7/21/03 - 5:24:53 PM EST (GMT-5)
I think of Egypt as being part of the middle east
16 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Monday 7/21/03 - 5:35:00 PM EST (GMT-5)
Egypt is on the continent of Africa. In terms of geopolitics and religion affiliation, it's a Middle Eastern country.
16 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 7/22/03 - 7:16:39 PM EST (GMT-5)
As was mentioned, Egypt came to my mind first.
16 yrs ago, 10 mos ago - Tuesday 7/22/03 - 7:17:24 PM EST (GMT-5)
Egypt is more north east,so no
16 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Friday 9/5/03 - 5:28:17 PM EST (GMT-5)
No, except for Egypt.
16 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Friday 9/26/03 - 7:30:03 PM EST (GMT-5)
I also think of Egypt as being more middle eastern, although I know it's african.
16 yrs ago, 8 mos ago - Friday 9/26/03 - 7:40:41 PM EST (GMT-5)
The reason that many regard North African countries as part of the middle east is because of their predominantly Arab population. When we think Africa, we tend to think Black. North Africa isn't really Black, especially Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco.
16 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Saturday 11/8/03 - 7:53:25 AM EST (GMT-5)
Well The Middle East isn't a continent. So Egypt is technically on the continent of Africa but can be affiliated with The Middle East in terms of what RaisinBran just said.
16 yrs ago, 6 mos ago - Sunday 11/16/03 - 6:52:23 AM EST (GMT-5)
I don't really pay attention to it.



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