Information by Geographical Area - Middle East


Arab Culture and Civilization
The National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education has developed this site, with funds from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, as a resource for all who would develop a better understanding of the Arab world. While our principal audience is the students, faculty, staff and alumni of the liberal arts colleges served by NITLE, the site is open to all visitors.
Encyclopedia of the Orient
"A frames-intensive encyclopedia of all cultures in North Africa and the Middle East. Many of the listings in this alphabetical collection of countries, customs, and phrases are linked to more in-depth summaries and articles. Click on the CiAS link at the bottom of the list for a site map organized by country. The Encyclopedia of the Orient is brought to the Web by CiAS, the Centre d′Information Arabe Scandinave." Webcrawler.
Arab Net
Arab News & Media
Eurasia Research Center Homepage
Links to news and sources of information on the Balkans, the former Yugoslavia, the Caucasus, Central Asia, Russia, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan...
Foundation for Middle East Peace
Global Connections: The Middle East
Global Connections: The Middle East "integrates and contextualizes the rich body of public broadcasting resources to provide a global and historical perspective that will help teachers, students, and the general public explore and understand seminal events of national and international significance." To that end, there is an exhaustive amount of material related to economics, stereotypes, and the role of women in the Middle East, along with a detailed Middle East timeline. Copyright Internet Scout Project, 1994-2002.
Gulf/2000 Project / Columbia University
"This site was developed by the Gulf/2000 Project at the School of International and Public Affairs of Columbia University in New York City. It is designed to make available in a single location a wealth of information on the eight countries of the Persian Gulf region--Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates."
Islamic and Middle Eastern Law Materials on the Net / WWW Virtual Library
MERIA Journal [Middle East Review of International Affairs]
MERIP - Middle East Research and Information Project
Middle Eastern Studies / Yahoo
Middle East Links / WWW Virtual Library
Middle East / Galaxy
Middle Eastern Studies / UTexas
Middle East Studies Association Bulletin
The Middle East Research Institute
With continuing tension in the Middle East, the Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI) offers increasingly relevant information for users interested in constructing a balanced perspective about the region′s conflicts. Headquartered in Washington DC, MEMRI′s primary research project is to translate Middle Eastern media sources into numerous languages, currently including English, German, and Spanish -- especially as it pertains to US policies. Copyright Internet Scout Project, 1994-2002.
Political Resources - Middle East
The Washington File for Middle East and North Africa
A new email list from the US Department of State′s Office of International Information Programs, the Washington File for Middle East and North Africa offers email reports about US policies in the Middle East and North Africa. Mostly transcripts, excerpts, and text statements, the materials provided should give interested users primary source knowledge of US State Department positions, unfiltered by newspapers or other media.
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs

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Country Specific Websites
Bahrain / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Bahrain
Constitution / Laws - Bahrain
Bahrain Government Homepage
Bahrain / ArabNet
Bahrain Statistics
Bahrain Political Resources
Elections - Bahrain
Embassy of Bahrain in Washington, D.C.
Governments on the WWW - Bahrain
Library of Congress Country Study - Bahrain
U.S. Embassy to Bahrain
U.S. Library of Congress Country Study - Bahrain
Egypt / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Egypt
Constitution, Documents, Laws - Egypt
Egypt State Information Service
Egypt - Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Egypt - Ministry of Economy
Egypt - Political Resources on the Internet
Egypt State Information Service
Egyptian Shoura Assembly
Egyptian Presidency
Elections in Egypt
Embassy of Egypt to the U.S.
Governments on the WWW: Egypt
Library of Congress Country Study - Egypt
Ministry of Economy - Egypt
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Egypt
Parliament of Egypt
Iran / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Iran
Constitution / Laws - Iran
Constitution, Islamic Republic of Iran
Declassified Documents on Iran and the United States / National Security Archive
Democracy Network of Iran DNI
"Net-based network of individuals with focus on social, economic and political developments in Iran or in relation to Iran, advocating creation of truly democratic processes in poliical and social domains."
Elections - Iran
Embassy of Iran to Canada
Embassy of Pakistan (represents Iranian interests in the U.S.)
Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran / London
Governments on the WWW: Iran
Iranian Cultural Information Center
Iran Political Resources
Library of Congress Country Study - Iran
Mahammad Khatami
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Iran
Presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Statistical Center of Iran
The Secret CIA History of the Iran Coup, 1953 / National Security Archive
20 Years after the Hostages
Declassified Documents on Iran and the United States
Iraq / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Iraq
Constitution / Laws - Iraq
Elections - Iraq
Governments on the WWW: Iraq
Interim Constitution / 1990, 2004
Iraq / ArabNet
Iraq Political Resources
Iraq - Coalition Provisional Authority / Yahoo
Library of Congress Country Study - Iraq
Operation Desert Storm: 10 Years After / National Security Archive
A National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book Edited by Jeffrey T. Richelson January 17, 2001.
Saddam Hussein Links / Yahoo
Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq
UN Secretary-General′s Mission to Iraq - 1998
UN Office of the Iraq Program
UN- Iraq Conflict Links / Yahoo
Iraq 986 - UN Resolution 986
Israel / Yahoo
Adalah, The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel
CIA World Factbook - Israel
Constitution / Laws - Israel
Basic Law - Israel
Central Bureau of Statistics - Israel
Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel, May 14, 1948
Elections - Israel
Embassy of Israel to the U.S.
Embassy of Israel in London
Governments on the WWW: Israel
Israel Social Sciences Data Center - Statistical Informatiom
Israel Government Gateway
Israel Judicial Authority
Israel - Office of the Prime Minister
Israel Defense Forces
Israel Judicial Authority
Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Knesset - Parliament of Israel
Israel Political Resouces
Israel-Palestinian Conflict / Yahoo
Israel-U.S. Relations / Yahoo
Library of Congress Country Study - Israel
Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN
Web Directory - Government Index
Jordan /Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Jordan
Constitution / Laws - Jordan
Elections - Jordan
Embassy of Jordan / USA
Embassy of the U.S. to Jordan
Governments on the WWW: Jordan
Jordan Political Resources
The Jordan-Israel Peace Treaty, October 26, 1994
Jordan National Information System
Jordan / ArabNet
Library of Congress Country Study - Jordan
National Assembly / Jordan
Kurdistan Political Resources
Kurdistan Parliament in Exile
Kurdistan National Assembly
Government of Kurdistan
Kuwait /Yahoo
Constitution / Laws - Kuwait
CIA World Factbook - Kuwait
Elections - Kuwait
Embassy of Kuwait to Canada
Governments on the WWW: Kuwait
Kuwait Political Resources
Kuwait / ArabNet
Kuwait Council of Ministers
Kuwait Information Office / Washington D.C.
Library of Congress Country Study - Kuwait
Ministry of Information - Kuwait
The Permanent Mission Of The State Of Kuwait To The United Nations
State of Kuwait - Official Home Page
Provides daily and hourly updated news in RealAudio.
Lebanon /Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Lebanon
Constitution / Laws - Lebanon
Elections - Lebanon
Embassy of Lebanon - U.S.
Embassy of the U.S. in Beirut
Governments on the WWW: Lebanon
Hizbollah Central Press Office
Lebanon / ArabNet
Lebanese Parliament
Central Adminstration for Statistics - Lebanon
Lebanon Political Resources
Library of Congress Country Study - Lebanon
Office of the President - Lebanon
National Lebonese Army
Nagorno-Karabakh Political Resources
Nagorno-Karabakh Links / Yahoo
Oman / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Oman
Constitution / Laws - Oman
Elections - Oman
Governments on the WWW: Oman
Library of Congress Country Study - Oman and LC Global Portal: Oman
Ministry of Information / Omanet
Oman Page / ArabNet
Oman Political Resources
Oman Studies Centre
Sultanate of Oman
Palestinian Authority / Yahoo
Elections in Palestine
Palestinian Authority Political Resources
Palestine Net
Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics
Palestine′s Websites
Palestine Information / ArabNet
Palestine National Authority Official Website
Middle East Peace Process Links
UN Information Center on the Question of Palestine Database Palestinian-Israeli Crossfire
With its first edition launched in late 2001, is a weekly online journal that presents Israeli and Palestinian viewpoints on prominent issues of concern. Each edition addresses a specific area of controversy that relates to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and peace process, as well as other regional concerns.
Battle for the Holyland
With the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, Frontline′s Battle for the Holy Land examines this perilous conflict from the eyes of those fighting on the ground. "Through unique access to combatants on both sides, Frontline′s film teams take viewers inside the worlds of Palestinian militants and Israeli commando units, revealing the strategies, weaponry, and intelligence gathering tactics that have fueled the most recent cycle of violence." Available are exclusive interviews with the Israeli chief of staff and Palestinian militia leaders. Also available are a timeline that traces pivotal events in the escalating conflict since September 2000 (when the current crisis began), commentary and background readings on the current conflict, profiles of key Israeli figures, and a rundown on the political and militant groups behind the Palestinian uprising.
Qatar / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Qatar
Constitution / Laws - Qatar
Elections - Qatar
Governments on the WWW: Qatar
Library of Congress Country Study - Qatar
Qatar Information / ArabNet
Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Qatar Political Resources
U.S. Embassy to Qatar
Saudi Arabia / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Saudi Arabia
Constitution / Laws - Saudi Arabia
Elections - Saudi Arabia
Governments on the WWW: Saudi-Arabia
Islamic Affairs Department - Saudi Arabia
Library of Congress Country Study - Library of Congress Country Study - Saudi Arabia
Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Saudi Arabia [Arabic, but English site is under construction, 2/5/02]
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia / London
Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia / Washington D.C.
Saudi Arabia Information / Ministry of Information
Saudi Arabia / Center for Middle Eastern Studies, U of Texas
Saudi Arabia Information / ArabNet
Saudi Arabia Political Resources
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia / Mideastinfo
Saudi Arabia Information Resources
Syria / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Syria
Constitution / Laws - Syria
Elections - Syria
Embassy of the Republic of Syrian, Washington D.C.
"This web site is designed to explain how the occupied Golan is a part of the Syrian Homeland, seized by Israel."
Governments on the WWW: Syria
Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade - Syria
Ministry of Information - Syria
Syria / ArabNet
Syria Links / MENIC
Syria Political Resources
United Arab Emirates / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - United Arab Emirates
Constitution / Laws - UAE
Elections - UAE
Government of the United Arab Emirates
Governments on the WWW: Arab Emirates
UAE Federal National Council
United Arab Emirates / Arabnet
United Arab Emirates Internet Pages
United Arab Emirates Political Resources
Republic of Yemen / Yahoo
CIA World Factbook - Yemen
Constitution / Laws - Yemen
Elections - Yemen
General People′s Congress - offers information about parliamentary elections and the political structure of Yemen.
Governments on the WWW: Yemen
Ministry of Information - Yemen
National Information Center - Yemen
Republic of Yemen / ArabNet
U.S. Embassy to Yemen
Yemen Parliament
Yeman Political Resources
Yemen Gateway