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The EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN denotes the countries geographically to the east of the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
(Levantine Seabasin ). This is commonly interpreted in two ways:

* The region of Syria
Syria
with the island of Cyprus
Cyprus
(also known as the Levant
Levant
), and Turkey
Turkey
, which limits the definition to Western Asia
Western Asia
* The Levant
Levant
with Greece
Greece
and Egypt, thereby including European and African components to the definition.

The Eastern Mediterranean
Eastern Mediterranean
populations share not only geographic position but also cuisine, certain custom and a long, intertwined history.

The countries and territories of the Eastern Mediterranean
Eastern Mediterranean
include:

* Cyprus
Cyprus
* Greece
Greece
* Lebanon
Lebanon
* Syria
Syria
* Palestine * Israel
Israel
* Turkey
Turkey
* Egypt
Egypt
* Jordan
Jordan
* Libya
Libya

SEE ALSO

* Greater Syria
Syria
* Byzantine Empire
Byzantine Empire
* Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
* Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent
* Levantine Sea * Near East
Near East
* Ancient Near East
Near East
* Names of the Levant
Levant
* Eastern Mediterranean University * East Mediterranean Gas Company * List of Mediterranean countries * Mediterranean Basin

REFERENCES

* ^ " Eastern Mediterranean
Eastern Mediterranean
Political Map - National Geographic Store". Shop.nationalgeographic.com. Retrieved 2011-10-17. * ^ "Ancient Ashkelon - National Geographic Magazine". Ngm.nationalgeographic.com. 2002-10-17. Retrieved 2011-10-17. * ^ "The state of Israel: Internal influence driving change". BBC News. 2011-11-06. * ^ Orfalea, Gregory The Arab Americans: A History. Olive Branch Press. Northampton, MA, 2006. Page 249 * ^ A B C D E F Security and Environment in the Mediterranean Page 607 * ^ A B C D E F G H The European Union and the Cyprus
Cyprus
Conflict: Modern Conflict, Postmodern Union * ^ A B C D E F G Mediterranean Climate: Variability and Trends * ^ External Perceptions of the European Union as a Global Actor * ^ Security and Environment in the Mediterranean Page 607 * ^ The European Union and the