Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations
 Where is the Middle East?
Middle East Command, 1942

During World War II, the Middle East Air Command’s jurisdiction was expanded to incorporate Aden, Iraq, Malta, Palestine, and Transjordan. The British army reorganized its regional jurisdictions in like fashion. By 1942, the Middle East Command was operating also in Crete, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Greece, Iran, Libya, Somaliland, and Syria.

Source: Roderic H. Davison, “Where Is the Middle East?” Foreign Affairs 38 (1960): 669.

"Middle East"
Aden
Crete
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Greece
Iran
Iraq
Kenya
Libya
Malta
Palestine
Somaliland
Sudan
Syria
Transjordan

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