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This depends on who is defining the Middle East, but generally, Cyprus is considered part of Europe. However, there is a minority opinion that because Cyprus is due south of Turkey that it is in "Asian space" and, therefore, physically part of the Middle East.

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No, Cyprus is in the eastern Mediterranean.

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