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The Middle East is a region that contains a large part of the Western Asia except for Caucasus and Egypt. The central part of the region was once called the Near East and it was name given by historians and Western geographers. At first the Orient was divided into 3 regions: the Near East that included regions that were nearest to Europe, the Middle East that extended from the Gulf to the Southeast Asia and the Far East that included all regions that were facing the Pacific Ocean.