Mega-site gathering together a plethora of Middle East-related web resources in the areas of news, society and culture, business and the economy, education, embassies and missions, human rights, history, language, literature, web broadcasts, flags and maps, and more.
Produced by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought in Jordan. Provides online access to over 100 Islamic texts in the original Arabic, focussing on works of Qur'anic exegesis (tafsir) from all the major schools of Islamic jurisprudence as well as other theological and mystical streams. Also includes three English language tafsir collections, full text translations of the Qur'an in eighteen languages (including English) plus Arabic, and audio files of Qur'anic recitations.
Provides country reports, maps and an introduction to the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and international relations of each country. It includes statistics.
A source for theory and research in international affairs. Publishes working papers from university research institutes, occasional papers series from NGOs, foundation-funded research projects, proceedings from conferences, books, journals and policy briefs. Includes maps, country data, case studies, and course packs of background readings.