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Near East Collection: Current News

News Resources for Current Events

Given the intensive media coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States, the Yale University Library wishes to draw readers' attention to:
  • Several online subscription databases that provide the full text of U.S. and international news articles, radio and television broadcast transcripts, wire service reports, and political briefings and speeches
  • Arab news media
  • Various web sites with relevant links about 9/11, Afghanistan, and the Middle East
Yale Library News Databases (Access by Yale IP recognition)
Academic Universe
Choose Today's News to search for only the latest information; choose other categories (U.S., World, Wires, Transcripts, etc.) to narrow your search by geography or source. News and background information about the attacks is also temporarily available for free from www.lexisnexis.com.
ClariNews
Electronic news in the Usenet news format, drawing primarily on Reuters and United Press International (UPI) wire services. ClariNet is also offering a temporary Web site of articles related to the terrorist attacks at www.clari.net.
Jane's Online
Publications geared to the world's defense, intelligence, and law enforcement communities. Scroll down the page and select specific datasets in order to search. Yale's subscription includes titles such as Intelligence Watch Report, Islamic Affairs Analyst, and Terrorism Watch Report.
Online Newspapers
Thousands of world newspapers at your fingertips.
World News Connection
Full text and summaries of newspaper articles, speeches, and television and radio broadcasts collected and translated by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Choose Region/Topic Searching to find information on terrorism from Near East sources.
Arab News Media Headlines and Articles Links to News Agencies and Newspapers Online Critiques of Media Representation

Arabic Newspapers held at Yale Library

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