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Middle Eastern Studies in Memorial Library cover the history, linguistics, literature, economics, political science and ethnic and cultural studies of the Mashriq (مشرق) i.e. countries east of the Sinai Peninsula, as well as the countries of the Saudi Arabian peninsula/Persian Gulf, Iran and Afghanistan.
Selected resources on the Middle East Region as a whole
Middle Eastern English Language Newspapers
Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969
Foreign Office Files for the Middle East (1971-1981)
Kotobarabia Modern Arab Renaissance E-book Collection
Brockelmann in English: The History of the Arabic Written Tradition Online
eBook Arabic Collection: Al-Kotob
Early Arabic printed books from the British Library = Inna umahāt al-kutub al-ʻArabīyah al-maṭbūʻah min al-maktabah al-Birīṭānīyah. [Module 1: Religion and Law, Module 2: Sciences, History, and Geography]
Border and Migration Studies Online
Arabic Collections Online (ACO)
Arabian Gulf Digital Archive
Qatar Digital Library
Islamic Painted Page
Preservation of Historical Periodical Collections (1900-1950) at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Library in East Jerusalem
Selected resources on Iran
Iranian Strategic Studies Journals
Iranian Strategic Studies E-book Collection
Yale Iranian History Internet Archive (YIHA)
Harvard Iranian Oral History Project
Selected resources on Afghanistan
Radio Azadi (Dari service)
Radio Azadi (Pashto service)
- Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers (Global Press Archive)Content in the Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers collection is predominantly in Arabic, but also includes key titles in English and French. The collection comprises mostly out-of-copyright, orphaned content.Open Access to this collection is made possible through the generous support of the Center for Research Libraries and its member institutions.
- Interactive Encyclopedia of the Palestine QuestionContains materials on events, biographies, highlights, places and primary documents related to the Palestine Question.
- Hamid Naficy Iranian Movie Posters CollectionThis collection held by Northwestern University contains 249 posters, which have been digitized and cataloged individually. These posters document the social history of film in Iran and offer a unique visual representation of the political and social climate there between 1966 and 2014.