DIA Middle East is In Asia. Or are only Oriental places Asia to you? if thats the case then you should also exclude all of south Asia stretching from Afghanistan to Bangladesh as Asian because the majority in this region do not have Oriental features or customs.
The Continent of Asia is divided into regions as Swissgabe pointed out:
North East Asia - Japan, North and South Korea, China, Taiwan.
South East Asia - Philippines, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar.
South Asia - Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan.
Central Asia/Caucasus - Kazakhstan, Kyrghyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan as well as western China and Siberian region of Russia. Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia and part of Russia (comprising Chechenya, Ingushetia and Daghestan) fall in the Caucasus.
Middle East/West Asia - Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Syria, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Cyprus(politically Europe, geographically Asia), Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Oman, Yemen.
North East Asia and South East Asia are collectively known as East Asia/Asia Pacific
Middle East/Africa comprises Egypt, Libya, Sudan, Djibouti, Eritrea and Somalia.
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