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Welcome to the Middle Eastern military history task force. If you have any questions about articles or are generally seeking advice, you're encouraged to ask at the main military history talk page, or you can directly approach one of the task force participants below.

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This task force covers the entire military history of the broad region known as the Middle East, from the earliest civilizations in the area (e.g. the Mesopotamian and ancient Egyptian) to the present day. It includes the military histories of all Middle Eastern groups and states, as well as military activity in the Middle East by external powers.

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  1. Abo Yemen (talk · contribs) (Yemeni and South Arabian topics)
  2. Al Ameer son (talk · contribs)
  3. Alain08 (talk · contribs) (Lebanese Armed Forces topics)
  4. Ammar shaker (talk · contribs) (Ottoman Empire & Middle Easten States)
  5. Cplakidas (talk · contribs) (Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, early Islamic and Ottoman periods)
  6. CsikosLo (talk · contribs) (Byzantine Empire, modern Arab armies)
  7. Malik Shabazz (talk · contribs)
  8. Neddyseagoon (talk · contribs)
  9. Nostalgia of Iran (talk · contribs) (Persian dynasties)
  10. Poliocretes (talk · contribs) (Israel related subjects plus ancient history and archaeology)
  11. The Gnome (talk · contribs) (The topic is about the single most significant destabilising factor of world peace today. Wikipedia can contribute, admittedly in a small capacity, towards somehow resolving the conflict by presenting the convergence of input from people interested on the subject. The task of handling it in a NPOV-way necessarily brings everyone's POV into focus. I could bring to this task a rather extensive knowledge on the history of the region and the conflict, and as much objectivity as I can. (The latter is, of course, a subjective statement.) If I could just make the time.)
  12. Timeshifter (talk · contribs)
  13. Iazyges (talk · contribs) Mostly Roman and Byzantine.
  14. Bakulisko pei (talk · contribs)

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A list of the top 500 most popular articles within our scope, as well as the number of page views each article received over the past month, can be found here.

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Attention needed referencing and citation (4,588) • coverage and accuracy (4,283) • structure (1,089) • grammar (293) • supporting materials (1,358)
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Scytho-Cimmerian invasions of Caucasus and the Ancient Near EastLegion of the OrientLebanese First Sharp Shooters UnitLebanese Third Sharp Shooters RegimentFirst Battle of AiSecond Battle of AiBattle of GibeonHittite-Egyptian ConflictKhamis MishaitSouth Yemen War of IndependenceHod HahanitOperation BigliftTaourintThirty CommitteeBattle of Ain al JurrLebanese Airborne RegimentMoukafahaKouwa el-DarebaJounieh Naval BaseElias Abou Sleiman military baseGhassan Ramman military baseShikri Ghanem military baseHenry Chehab military baseLebanese Army Special Forces SchoolBattle of al-Malkiyya (1948) (or Battle of Malkieh (1948)) • Battle of Souk el-Gharb (August 13, 1989)LAF-GS-ER2LAF-GS-ER3Shawqi Al MasriAhmad ArabAntranik TatoussianVictor CharlesLebanese Air Force MuseumIAF Attack on the Lebanese Independent Construction Regiment during War 2006Lebanese Army DayDamascus Military AcademyAntony's Armenian campaign1992 Taşdelen attackBattle of KulpFree Raqqa BrigadeOctober 2008 Aktütün attackBadia Hawks BrigadeFree Arima BattalionBanyan al-Marsous operations room2016 Diyarbakir campaignSiege of VartoSadr uprising (1980) (currently redirect) • Battle of Jaar and al-Husn (2011)Battle of ShuqraBattle of AzzanBattle of al-RawdahBattle of HawtaMarch 2012 Lahij attack2014 Shabwah offensiveDecember 2009 Shabwah airstrike (draft) • Battle of Huta (2010)Killing of British tourists in YemenAl-Qaeda Emirate in YemenJama’at al-Tawhid wal-JihadJund al IslamIran–United States proxy conflictForeign volunteers in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War
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Battle of Nineveh (612 BC)Battle of CarchemishKuwaiti oil firesIraqi Republican GuardBattle of the NoblesLebanese Commando RegimentRepublican Guard Brigade (Lebanon)Lebanese Air ForceLebanese NavyLebanese Special Operations CommandLebanese Army Military AcademyBeirut Naval BaseRene Mouawad Air BaseHistory section on Lebanese Armed ForcesArz missileHoms Military AcademyFree Sunnis of Baalbek BrigadeTal Afar offensive (2017)Fall of Baiji2008 Kufra conflictEuphrates Liberation BrigadeAl-Tanf offensive (2016)Al Sulayyil ballistic missile baseAl-Watah ballistic missile baseOperation Muslim ibn Aqil
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Hilalian invasion of Ifriqiya with Antarah ibn Shaddad(discuss in talk page if needed)
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United Nations Security Council Resolution 678Arab Liberation Army
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Hurqus ibn Zuhayr as-Sa'di

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  • 07 Jun 2024Reactions to the Israel–Hamas war (talk · edit · hist) AfDed by Josethewikier (t · c) was closed; see discussion (3 participants)

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  • Fisk, Robert. Pity the Nation: The Abduction of Lebanon.

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