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Links to Media Resources in the Middle East

Newspapers in Arabic:


General news about the Middle East:


Newpapers from Turkey:


Newpapers from Israel:


Newspapers from Asia, including Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Central Asia:


By Country/City:

Daily Star (Beirut, Lebanon)

Asharq Alawsat International Middle East daily newspaper English edition (London)

Al-Ahram abstracted in weekly English edition

Al-Jazeera Arab satellite network, English homepage

Jerusalem Post Israeli daily newspaper

Haaretz English edition

Arutz Sheva Israel National News TV/Radio

Zaman English edition

Tehran Times

Iran News Daily Tehran newspaper in English

Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)

The Jordan Times

Resources for the Study of Islam

Access Islam
Funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education, this site gives students and teachers access to Internet-based videos, lesson plans, and associated materials.


Islam website of Prof. Alan Godlas
A thoughtful and comprehensive site compiled by a Professor from the Department of Religion at the University of Georgia presents many topics related to Islam and the Middle East, including images, glossaries, etc.

Literature and Writing


Selections of Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Calligraphy

This Library of Congress on-line digital collection presents Arabic script calligraphy sheets ranging in date from the 9th through the 19th centuries with explanatory catalogue descriptions and text translation.

Arabic Calligraphy

This site is owned and operated by former Bloomington resident Josh Berer, trained Arabic calligrapher from Los Angeles.