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Middle East


Afghanistan - Soviet Occupation (1979-1989)
Information Resource Centre, Canadian Forces College.

CIA -- World Factbook - Afghanistan


ArabNet -- Bahrain, History


Archaeology in Levant
University of California, San Diego.

Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Middle East Network Information Center (UT-MENIC)
From the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin. Virtual Library for Middle East Studies. Also includes a K-12 Educational Resource Page.


ArabNet -- Iraq, History

Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
Information Resource Centre, Canadian Forces College.

Iraq - A Country Study
The Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program.


The Hebrew Collections at the Library of Congress
The Hebraic Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division houses comprehensive collections of European Yiddica, Hebraica, and Ladino.

Israel Institute of the History of Medicine
The Institute houses medical equipment, documents and books of historic value, for both display and scholarly purposes.

Israel-Arab Conflicts
Israel-Arab Wars 1948-1949, 1967 and 1973. Information Resource Centre, Canadian Forces College.

March of the Living
The March of the Living is a yearly journey where thousands of primarily Jewish teens from around the world gather in Poland and Israel to mark two of the most significant dates on the modern calendar: Holocaust Remembrance Day and Israel Independence Day.

A portal to the Jewish World.

National Photo Collection
Photographs taken by Israeli Government Press Office photographers who are the official photographers of the prime minister and state president. The diverse photo collection includes subjects such as politics, economics, society, industry, settlement, immigration, the I.D.F., wars, Israeli leaders, summit meetings, peace talks, transportation, sports, hobbies, religion, law, scenery, etc. The archive also contains photographs donated by photographers who photographed and documented events prior to the declaration of the State of Israel from the early 20th century.

STaM On Line
Jewish scribal arts.


ArabNet -- Jordan, History

History of Jordan


ArabNet -- Kuwait, History

ICL - Kuwait Index

Kuwait Data Archive
This archive was created to study the effects of the Kuwait oil fires on the environment.

Kuwait Oil Fires
NASA photos of the oil fires.

Kuwait Oil Fires References
From NASA.


ArabNet -- Lebanon, History

AUB Interim Report on Archaeological Excavations in the Souks area of Downtown Beirut, 1994-1995
American University of Beirut, Department of History & Archaeology .


ArabNet -- Oman, History

Historical Information about Sultanate of Oman

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sultanate of Oman

National Heritage and Culture - Sultanate of Oman

Oman Studies Centre Homepage


ArabNet -- Qatar, History

Saudi Arabia

Arab Art -- Saudi Arabia

Royals, Database of the Al Saud
Royals is the comprehensive source for biographic and geneological information on the Saudi Arabian Royal family. The database includes over 2,500 records of Saudi Royal family members. This is a subscription database but there is a brief history of the Al Saud, a family tree, bibliography and resources that are accessible for free.

Saudi Arabia - A Country Study
The Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program.


ArabNet -- Syria, History

Archaeological Survey in Northeastern Syria

The Mamluk Bibliography Home Page
This bibliography represents an on-going project to compile all research and discussion, scholarly and popular, germane to the Mamluk sultanate of Egypt and Syria. University of Chicago.

Syria - A Country Study
The Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program.

Syrian Village - Maalula's Home Page

United Arab Emirates

Abu Musa: Island Dispute Between Iran and the UAE
Abu Musa, an island in the Persian Gulf, is claimed by both Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). From the Trade and Environment Database.

United Arab Emirates - A Country Study
The Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program.


ArabNet -- Yemen, History

Yemen Language Center and Center for Arab Studies

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