Middle east map lebanon. It borders syria to the north and the east and israel to the south. Thus defined it includes cyprus the asian part of turkey syria lebanon israel the west bank and gaza jordan iraq iran the countries of the arabian peninsula saudi arabia yemen oman united arab emirates qatar bahrain kuwait. The small middle east mountainous country of lebanon was first settled around 3000 bc by the phoenicians. Warm welcomes await in the middle east a troubled but tantalising region that nurtured the worlds earliest civilizations and gave rise to three of its great religions.
Map of lebanon and travel information about lebanon brought to you by lonely planet. Maps of lebanon 17 c 2 p 90 f m military maps of the middle east 3 f n maps of the near east 7 c 12 f o maps of oman 10 c 2 p 22 f p maps of the palestinian territories 12 c 1 p 53 f maps of the persian gulf 4 c 162 f q maps of qatar 16 c 1 p 96 f r maps of the red sea. It was eventually absorbed into the holy roman empire. However for much of the last decade beirut has been just about the only segment of lebanon that the fco has regarded as safe for travellers a case of slim pickings that has caused many holiday.
The middle east is a term traditionally applied by western europeans to the countries of sw asia and ne africa lying w of afghanistan pakistan and india.