Near Eastern, Islamic & Arabic Studies: WWW Gateways
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- Directory of Middle East internet resources
a noncommercial directive, very comprehensive with extensive links to
Middle East internet resources, created in 2002.
Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Middle East since 1914
Annotated links to various websites.
Building a digital library of scholarly resources
from and about Africa.
- 4Arabs Search Engine - directory of Arabic and Islamic sites.
- ALMISBAH: Virtual Libraries, Internet Directories and Link Lists (WWW)
- Amideast - educational resources about the Arab world and Islam.
- Arab Gateway - comprehensive guide to country information and news with numerous links on various topics, including a bibliography on collecting Arab stamps.
- ArabNet - directory of Internet resources. For more current data on population and other basic information, see the CIA World Factbook.
- ArabVista - affiliated with the AltaVista search engine. Requires Arabic-enabled browser.
- Arabia.On.Line - provides news on politics, business, sports, and culture.
- Asian American Net: the Middle East - directory of Internet resources.
- Al Bawaba - directory of Internet resources with some annotations and rankings.
- Judaica Collection at Yale
- Konouz.com - Arabic and non-Arabic links arranged by subjects such as agriculture, architecture, mathematics, arts and entertainment, computing sites and games, currency exchanges, political sites, health, weather, sports and travel. Requires Arabic-enabled browser.
- Al Mashriq - general resources on Lebanon and the Middle East.
- Middle East Directory - guide to Middle East websites.
- Middle East Information Network - contains full-text of selected documents and original articles on the Middle East peace process. Also has links to news services, universities, country resources, religious websites, and business resources.
- Middle East Network Info Center (MENIC) at UT-Austin - frequently updated website with links arranged by subjects and by country.
- MiddleEastUK.com - guide to Middle East lifestyle, cuisine, culture and general resources in the United Kingdom.
- Le Monde Arabe - French-language guide to the Arab world.
- Naseej Arab Information Network - searchable and annotated directory of Internet resources. Available in both English and Arabic (requires Arabic-enabled browser). Downloading time in Netscape may be longer than usual.
- Planetarabia.com - community portal available in Arabic and English. Requires Arabic-enabled browser.
- U.S. State Department Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs - provides links for country information, travel advisories, embassies, official statements and press releases. Archival site for State Department information prior to January 20, 2001.
- U.S. State Department International Information Programs: Middle East, North Africa - includes US policy on Iraq and Iran, information on the Middle East peace process, and press releases from the Pentagon and the White House.
- Virtual Library Middle/East North Africa - the ALMISBAH database provides links and rankings for Internet resources on the Middle East and Islam. Researchers may find useful the listing of scholarly journals (arranged by full text/abstracts/table of contents availability). Try These also