Turmoil in the Middle East
The following Internet resources have been gathered to provide information about the latest developments in the Middle East. Find out more about the Egyptian Revolution and the uprisings in Libya, Algeria, Iran, Yemen, Bahrain, and Iraq.
News & Analysis
International news network covering Arabic news and current events.
Reliable and unbiased global newsgathering network.
Hoover Institution – Middle East articles
Direct link to articles from Hoover Institution fellows on current events in the Middle East.
Official site for the Muslim Brotherhood in English.
Blog from the Internet Public Library website about the role social media is playing in the Middle East.
International multimedia news agency with articles on current events.
UN News Centre
Current news from the United Nations news service.
General Region Information
CIA World Factbook – Middle East
General information on countries in the Middle East.
Gale Biography in Context
Plano Public Library database that features biographical information on Middle Eastern leaders including Muammar Qaddafi, Hosni Mubarak, and others.
Government & World Response
Information about UN initiatives in the Middle East and North Africa.
U.S. Department of Defense
Information about United States involvement in the Middle East including the Libya no-fly-zone.
U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
Information on United States policy in the Middle East.
The White House
Information on presidential reaction to the current events in the Middle East and North Africa.
Middle East Studies Internet Resources
List of Internet resources about the Middle East from Columbia University Libraries.
Current travel warnings issued from the United States Department of State.