Encyclopedia (>600 art.) dedicated to North Africa & the Middle East, fully searchable and hyperlinked. By Tore Kjeilen (Oslo), who holds a hovedfag degree in Religious Studies (with Arabic and History minors) from UiBergen. Est. May 1996.
Ausführliche, gut gemachte Seiten einer Orient-begeisterten Deutschen: "Eine Begegnung zwischen Orient und Okzident. Wer sich für die Kultur, Geschichte und Politik des Nahen Ostens interessiert, der wird hier fündig". Sehr viele Links. Literatur, Forum.
Portal to promote dialogue with the Islamic world, in English, German, Arabic. By Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Deutsche Welle, Goethe Institut InterNationes and Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, funded by the German Foreign Office.
Arabic Internet bookshop shipping from Beirut. Particularly good for books from Lebanon, Syria, and the Arabian peninsula, less strong for Egyptian and Maghrebi books. English interface. Popular with Western academic institutions.
Reliable, reasonably fast, good at special orders, incl. books from Damascus. Extensive searchable catalog w/ mostly in-print books from Beirut publishers, but always happy to track down out-of-print editions, or books published elsewhere. Good prices.
Peer-reviewed electronic journal on peoples and cultures of the "Middle East" and imagined "Orient" as represented on the Internet. Emphasis is on popular or public culture, media representation, imaginaries and "cyberIslam."
Based in Jordan, est. Oct. '98. First Arabic free web-based e-mail. Most frequented Arab site on the web (acc. to Alexa.com, Apr-May 2000). Automatic anti-virus scanning. Soon with web voice msg (Mediaring).
Islamic community portal of the Panchayat Foundation, San Jose (Muslims of Indian background). Search engine, select links, event listings around the world, advertising for Muslim businesses, articles.
Claiming to be "...the FIRST ever printed & published Middle East Internet Directory - featuring comprehensive and accurate listings of commercial & business web sites (with E-mail addresses) from 16 Middle East countries"
By Arabic2000.com. Good links, with comments: web directories with Arabic focus, Arabic search engines, Software, hardware, newspapers, Stores, educational & research institutions, cultural & heritage sites, professional & NGO organizations, &al
Islamically (Saudi-linked) oriented Arabic portal owned by Khayma.com (US-based Arab portal). With list of the day's newly added links, and links to request the opening or blocking of particular sites for Saudi viewers. Registered 15 Mar 2000.
Gulf-oriented Arabic (CP-1256) & English web guide with plenty of resources (news, sports, Islam, jobs and many others) and web-based Arabic e-mail. Directory search. Owned by Arabian Advanced Systems (Saudi-Arabia).
Multinational non-governmental & non-profit org. Objectives: promote & participate in devlpmt of high-quality regional & international information & telecom. infrastructure for the develpmt in the Arab world. Focus: Ecole Mohammadia d'Ingenieurs (Rabat)
Frank Umlandherm's (Columbia U Library) links, organized by region, country & subject. All materials are arranged to encourage an awareness of authorship, type of information, and subject. Research-oriented.
Link-Sammlung des Orientalischen Seminars der U Leipzig. Bereiche Recht, Wirtschaft, Islamisches Bankwesen, Politik, Medien, Umwelt, Sprachen, Kulturen, Frauen. Von R. Lohlker als nützlichste Sammlung in D bezeichnet. Nov 2001 im Neuaufbau.
Verzeichnis nützlicher Adressen für Islamwissenschaftler/innen. Stand Juni 1997. Von Susanne Wündisch, Studentin an der FU Berlin. Gut kommentierte Darstellung, bes. Universitäten, Institute, Menschenrechtsorganisationen, Think Tanks, Periodika, Medien
Very active Islamic portal, with some activist leaning, est. by HADI, a holding org. in California (http://islam.org/HADI). One of the most comprehensive Islamic sites, with news, business & e-commerce, travel, audio/video, software, and other sections.
Very professionally done Islamic portal with a conservative Islamist leaning (led by Qaradawi). With fatwa database, fatwas to online enquiries; family circle & matrimonials; youth corner; jobs; Islamic banking; news & commment; radio & TV links. Engl&Ar
Its Pakistani daughter (www.umma.net.pk) is strongly Islamist, Jihad oriented. The mother (UK based) hosted sites of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Taliban, i.a. Formerly ummah.net; restructured during 2001.
Orig. "Islamic Da`wah Network" mail. list; became Islaam.Com in late '96; facelift in June '99. Regularly updated. Contemporary interface; French subsection. Transl. of many Islamic texts, incl. class., but mostly moderate Islamist. Links; reg. upd.
Muslim “Online Ummah” portal, based in New York (Islamist Pakistani background). Had search engine, chat (incl. IRC), mailing lists, web based email, free web hosting for Muslim organizations; dial-up ISP. No longer available since late 2001.
Arabic version of Microsoft's MSN portal, now jointly managed with LINKdotNET, the ISP that controls ca. 40% of Egypt's market. Launched oct. 2001. Formerly msn.arabia.com. Meanwhile #1 Portal in the Arab world, mostly for people, chat, Hotmail.
Sponsored by the Harvard Forum for Central Asian Studies "to facilitate the efficient distribution of information about matters of interest to Central Asian Studies." Announcements only. Mailto:email@example.com: "subscribe CentralAsia-L"
4 msg/month. Dominated by professionals in law history. Mostly queries related to individuals' research. Conference announcements. Go to http://forums.nyu.edu and enter fiqh, or send blank message to firstname.lastname@example.org 
Professional historians' list (sponsored by Middle East Medievalists) on the Islamic Middle East ca. 500-1500. Ca. 9 msg/month. Mostly particular queries of bibliography or related to individuals' research. Occasional conference announcements.
26 msg/month. Dominated by librarian professionals, American. Topics related to their organization internally, and to requests for particular items etc., sometimes also general bibliographic queries 
"Unmoderated list for Arab-identified lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people. Anything that concerns queerarabs is an appropriate topic for discussion. Not for posting personal ads. Friends, family and significant others welcome." 
SARA - Scholarly Articles Research Alerting: MIDDLE-EASTERN-STUDIES-C list (Middle Eastern Studies, cluster). Tables of contents of select scholarly journals. SUBSCRIBE MIDDLE-EASTERN-STUDIES-C your name. Ca. 1 msg/month.
To keep informed about technology news in the Middle East. About every other month, we will send you an email to direct you to our site where content is updated regularly. Has been less volume since June 1999.
Saudi Shi'i Islamic and cultural site, with many very active discussion forums, frequented by Sunnis and Shiis alike who engage in often lively discussions withouth always degenerating. Linkpop Nov 03: 478
PCMag M&NE (Arabic & Engl. printed edns. combined) has a circulation of 55000. By DIT (Dabbagh Information Technology; www.dit.net (ex DITnet.co.ae). Since early 2002 has incorpororated Internet al-Alam al-Arabi.
NSRC provides pro bono technical & engineering assistance to international networking initiatives providing access to the public Internet, especially to academic/research organizations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Third World.
By James A. Danowski. Paper presented to the AUSACE conference, Cairo, 1998. Publ. in Amin, H. & Gher, L. (eds.) Civil discourse in the Middle East and digital communication age. Norwood, N.J.: Ablex, 2000.
ME Incubator/Accelerator dedicated to development of Internet & technology firms by providing seed capital, office facilities, business assistance, technology know-how, and other support in return for equity stake in incubated companies.
Aim: help webmasters, writers, designers,and others. Encourage networking and communiation to help us maximize the power of the medium in various aspects including business, politics, and culture. Not very active
By the United Nations Development Programme. Main goal: to support and build capacity among UNDP Country Offices in the Arab region, policy makers and partners with information and knowledge resources in key development areas.
Fondée le 13 novembre 1994, HI est une organisation caritative pour la défense, l'aide, et la protection des requérants d'asile et de leurs familles en provenance des pays arabes et notamment du Maghreb. Basé à Genève.
Afghanistan's first mobile network, launched in April 2002; a joint venture between U.S.-based Telephone Systems International (chaired by an Afghan emigré in NYC) and the Afghan Ministry of Communications.
Well-managed, comprehensive site (one of the best country-specific sites for Islamic-related studies). Many links to other sites.. As well as the 'serious' side to this site's contents, click on Ariana Afghanistan for Pashtun Sayings...
Official site of Egypt's Information Highway project, init. late ’95 by Eg. Cabinet Information & Decision Support Center (IDSC). Incl. TourismNet, CultureNet, HealthNet, EnvironmentNet, GovernoratesNet, LibrariesNet, Government Online. Mostly in Arabic.
Est. 1992 by UNDP & Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development; hosted by Eg. Govt. Provides technical, professional & developmental services to agencies, institutions and governmental organizations in the Arab Region. Main Internet gateway of Egypt.
Telecom Egypt's Internet arm. Ex: GegaNet, 1st Eg. ISP w/ direct sat. link abroad; branch of Egyptian German Telecommunication Industries (EGTI), a Siemes/GoE joint venture founded in 1989 to install digital telephone exchanges in EG.
Egpyptian ISP, est. 1995. Rel. contemporary design. With Egyptian directory. Also offers turnkey communication solutions, web design and management, FTP servers, training. Runs an Internet cafe in Alexandria.
Initiated 1996; info about modern Egypt. "Our goal is not only to inform visitors about Egypt's rich culture, but also to display Egypt's current economic growth through investment opportunities, company profiles and major undergoing projects."
Good private site: business, travel, advertising, shopping, Arabic music, Internet services, web design and hosting, banners, web submission, arabic books, in ternational weather, currency converter. Est. 1997 by Nahed Elbanhawy. 2001 up for sale.
News, updates and articles on Egypt, the Sudan, Palestine and the Arab World; updated information and extensive links to international and Arab human rights organizations as well as newspapers. Est. 1991 to create a sensitive & well-informed public on HR.
Cairo-based NGO est. April 1997; site was put online in late 2000 with some info (Engl. & Arabic) about the organization. Never updated, its content disappeard in late summer 2001, though the URL is still active.
"Electronic supplement" der drittgrößten ägyptischen Tageszeitung bzw. deren ISP-Version (07772220), mit Services: Wechselkurse, Goldpreis, Wetter, Gebetszeiten, Notdienste, Archiv der Zeitung, Fernsehprogramme, E-Mail, Sternzeichen, Karikatur.
Weekly organ of the (Islamist) Egyptian Labour Party, online only since 2001 when bi-weekly paper was closed. More or less regularly updated since Oct. 2001. Used to be at www.elshaab.com. Mirrored at www.alarabnews.com/alshaab & mohamadabbas.com/alshaab
Moderated, high vol. mailing list (ex: @eGroups.com). Aim: to link Egyptians & Egypt-enthusiasts from around the world. Est. 8/98, very successful community building enterprise. 2267 members on 27-5-2000; 3456 on 22-7-2002. Mid-2002 350,000 reg. visitors.
Mailing list, founded in 6/1985 at Harvard University (A.Heddaya 85-87; A.Bestavros 88-92. Since 9/1992 hosted by Hussein Badr at SUNY/SB; remotely maintained by Husam Kinawi. Ca. 250 members throughout the 1990s.
By Samir Raafat. "Old & new articles, photos & references dealing with 19th & 20th c. aspects of a 1000 year old capital: architecture, landmarks, character, people, problems." Fabulous pictures & stories; high society touch.
By Dr. M Trabia, U of Nevada (not a prof. historian). Only on: Major Powers in Egypt in the 2nd half of the 18th c: Ottomans, Mamluks, Bedouins, City Dwellers (Scholars [Ulama], Nobles [Ashraaf], Merchants, Middle class, Low class, People of the book.
Brief biographies of important 20th c. Egyptians: Saad Zaghloul, Ahmad Shauqi, Talaat Harb, Moustafa Kamel, Hoda Shaarawi, George Abiad, Rose el-Youssef, Abbas Mahmoud al-Akkad, Taha Hussein, Tawfiq al-Hakim, Umm Kulthum, Naguib Mahfouz.
"information on Market Trend, Customs Procedure, Bids Online that is published in the “Ethiopian Herald” & info on Investments & Incentives. Also a comprehensive business directory of exporting and importing companies in Ethiopia and much more…"
Iranian online magazine, with news, chat, music, art & literature, satire, women’s issues, book store. Est. 1995 in California by Jahanshah Javid. Originally carried ca. 20% of articles in Persian; now only English.
Haunting collection of resources documenting the government, politics, and society of modern Iraq, "to provide a window into the inner workings of the repressive state system evolved under the aegis of the Iraqi Ba'th Socialist Party".
Rich, regularly updated site attempting to offer background on the Second Gulf War and its aftermath, and the sanctions. Some info on culture and religion (esp. the political importance of the Sunni-Shii divide). Slow due to site design and geocities ads.
Iraqi opposition, US based. Site not overly politicized, offers culture, and even auctions! ("a group of Iraqi exiles are using the Internet to preserve the culture and interests they miss, the Iraq of old that they loved"; NYT).
Very comprehensive. Incl. directory (>7500 entries), domain name listing, maps of ISP infrastr., comments, news about IL Internet. Sponsored by Netvision. Ex "The (almost) Complete Guide to the Israeli Internet" & "Israeli Internet Guide".
Ann. bibliographies on gender and feminist organizing in the Middle East; gender, nation and diaspora; women and war; gender, violence and learning; feminist methodology, oral history, and genocide and testimony.
Apart from yellow pages it offers a complete Kuwait portal, with local web directory, events, TV program, news, weather, flight & shipping schedules, job offerings, property offers, gold & currency rates, etc.
Kuwaiti club where you can send in your work (short story, article, poems, essay, etc). Offers annual prize for best creative writing . Est. by Haifa AlSanousi, a Kuwaiti lady who teaches Arabic Language & Literature at Kuwait University.
Site of al-Jama'a al-Islamiyya al-Muqatila, Islamist opposition to Gaddafi (sympathetic to the Taleben and the Chechen mujahidin). Strangely enough, it's registered to an address inside Libya, in Tripoli!
Internet par Maroc Télécom (depuis fin 1999). Principal portail marocain, avec infos pratiques, annuaires, guide des villes et des sorties; SMS gratuit, petites annonces; actualités, en français et en arabe. Also at http://www.casanet.net.ma/.
The left wing of the old national movement (emerged 1959 from the Istiqlal party, first under the name of Union Nationale des FP). 1997: 57 seats in parliament. USFP leader Abderrahmane Youssufi was made prime minister in 1998. Site launched Aug 02.
Based in trad. rural Atlas-Berber establishment; close to the monarchy and used by it to weaken the urban bourgeois Istiqlal. Emerged from the Front National pour la Défense des Institutions Constitutionelles. 1997: 40 seats in parlmt. Site in F & Ar.
Portail indépendant administré par Development Gateway pour mettre en relation la société civile avec les bailleurs de fonds nationaux et internationaux et d'apporter un outil de dialogue adapté aux associations et aux ONGs. Établi fév. 2004.
Critical, liberal/left-wing Moroccan weekly est. 17 Nov. 1997. Symbol of the liberalisation of the freedom of expression, it quickly became the most important Moroccan weekly, together with its Arabic sister publication, El Sahifa.
Arabic youth monthly of al-Adl wa’l-Ihsan, the outlawed Islamist party in Morocco directed by Chekih Yassine. The printed edition was banned in Jan. 2002; only 1 online edn. has been publ. since. (Feb.)
Pakistan Government link-page to four national, English-language papers: Dawn, The News, The Nation, and The Frontier Post. The site also provides jumps to other media sources, official press releases, and data on Pakistan.
Le Guide Palestine vise l'actualité la plus récente en introduisant aux ressources d'Internet concernant l'histoire du pays et la société d'aujourd'hui mais aussi et surtout les données du conflit avec Israël, ses acteurs et les enjeux de la négociation.
Excellent resource for study, incorporating diverse perspectives and subject categories. The News and Media section links to Palestine's first Internet radio service, together with significant Arabic and other language media resources.
One of the first and a leading Palestinian ISP, est. 1994. HQ-ered in Beit Hanina, Jerusalem, with POPs in PA areas & Israel (Jerusalem, Nazareth, Nablus, Ramallah, and Gaza and covering most area codes in the country (02 Jer. & Ramallah, 06, 07, 09).
Launched during Camp David II, 19 July 2000: negotiations news, PL positions, details on permanent status & interim issues, biographies of PS negotiators, UN resolutions, agreements & protocols, PR, opinion, links. Formerly at http://www.pna.org/nad/
"will equip you to challenge myth, distortion and spin in the media in an informed way, enabling you to effect positive changes in media coverage of the Palestinians and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict."
Gateway to Pal. civ.soc. Conveys unified responses about local developments from the perspective of civil society. PNGO is a voluntary cluster of Palestinian NGOs who support civsoc, democracy, social justice and sustainable development.
"Assoc. of grassroots activists ... to educate internat. community ... develops global & local grassroots initiatives for action related to Palestinian rights." With mailing list, used also by non Pal. human rights orgs.
National body charged with monitoring and working toward the integration of human rights into Palestinian legislation and institutions. Establ.1993/4 by decree by Arafat. Old site: http://msanews.mynet.net/gateway/piccr/index2.html
HR NGO (dir.: Bassem Eid) est. 1996 in Jerusalem "because some parts of the human rights community in Palestine have become hesitant, treating the violations of the Palestinian Authority differently than those of Israel".
Est. 1990, ARIJ (seat: Bethlehem) is a non-profit org. promoting sustainable development in the occupied Palestinian territories and the self-reliance of the Palestinian people through greater control over their natural resources.
Est. Feb. 2000 by Hanan Ashrawi as "a national initiative for good governance in Palestine". Comprises Arab Thought Forum, al-Mezan, Transparency International (Pal.), Pal. Council on Foreign Rel., Miftah, Muwatin, Paltrade. Offline April 2002.
Islamist Saudi oppositioin based in London. Arabic only (the English link is perpetually 'under construction'). Incl. CDLR leader Muhammad al-Masaari's proclamations and speeches in text and audio format.
Directory, est. 1995 by Dr Yasin Miheisi, London, "to provide background information on Sudan, review of current events and developments, news, resource guides and links to other relevant sources of information."
Private site run by Sudanese in the US enjoining another popular uprising against the regime. Close to the DUP. Formerly www.intifada.org (did they sell the domain?). With mailing list email@example.com.
"non-sectarian one-stop resource center for anyone fighting the GOS by any means necessary. This means, we simply provide links to all anti-GOS websites". Set up by Australian L. Szondy after he became a victim of abduction and torture in Sudan.
Devoted to the ideas of Mahmud Muhammad Taha. Incl. RA versions of many of his lectures, religious songs (anashid), GIF versions of his books, and archival images. English version under construction, as is the Arabic biography. Launch 03/2000.
Close to SPLA's "New Sudan". With news, discussion board, chat room. Internal link to SouthSudannet (SSNet: firstname.lastname@example.org) "exclusively for the SouthSudanese and very trusted friends", open only upon recommendation.
Independent daily known for its critical reporting of issues of corruption. Editor-in-chief: Sidahmed Khalifa (email@example.com). Paper was est. 1988, closed 1989, reest. ca. May 2001. Online edn. since June 2001.
Middle-of-the-road. Ed.-in-chief: Mahgoub M. Salih (doyen of the Sd. press). Ex ayaamonline.com: was very comprehensive, text + PDF, plus extra services, halted in Nov 01 bec. of tech. problems (server too slow); back Jun 02; off again; on again Mar 04.
One of SD's two dailies in Engl. Site supp. by CD's Department of Foreign Affairs & Int'l Trade (Peacebldg & Human Sec. Div.). Promotes discussion of conflict in SD, aid & dvlpmt, AIDS, small arms trafficking, child soldiers, landmines, human rights etc.
Site providing economic data on the Sudan, and aiming to market Sudanese products in the UK and on the Internet. All content is provided through .exe files only, at least when first established in May 2000.
Devoted to documenting the human costs of oil exploration and Osama Bin Laden's Sudan connection. "Provided by ViTrade, an international research and financial risk analysis company" (Viscount Trading, Kent, England).
By Christopher Avery, an international lawyer working independently on business/human rights issues. Provides good links to a wide range of materials, and promotes informed discussion of important policy issues.
Investigation of humanitarian impact of the Canadian oil company Talisman's operations in the Sudan, by John Harker (Dec. 1999). Commissioned by the CD govt. which subsequently chose not to follow its recommendations.
portal service with background facts, figures and maps about the Sudan, links to local and international newswires, and information on the work of agencies and programmes of the United Nations system and their partners in the Sudan.
Close to SSLM, SSFI is committed to grassroots solutions in S Sudan. Est. 1994 by Wal & Julia Duany; based in Bloomington. "Spent years working behind the scenes, bringing people together for talks, and helping them find common ground for reconciliation"
Run by Servant's Heart's mission who aim "to provide physical, mental and spiritual assistance to the suffering people in "No Go" regions of South Sudan, in addition to working with South Sudanese refugees here in the US". Est. 6 Apr 2001
"to help you re-establish contact with relatives and friends in other parts of the U.S. who were separated from you during your resettlement". For Southern Sudanese who arrived in the U.S. from Kakuma, Kenya 1 Oct 2000 - 30 Sep 2001. Access restricted.
"Cultural organization, advocating since 1982, a universal culture of justice, peace, dignity, and democracy, human, and cultural rights for all. It strives to advance this through cross-cultural, inter-faith and development-focussed research"
Research project, started in 1991. "Aims at making available the textual sources - both literary and documentary - for the history of the Middle Nile Region between the eighth century BC and the sixth century AD."
By Kharyssa Rhodes. Never progressed beyond initial set-up (in 1998). A mailing list on "Sudanese archaeology from the A-group through the Meroitic Period" was announced 23 July 1998, but never got off the ground.
The leading Sudan portal; by Muaz M Ataalsid. With Latest News, Discussion Board, Community Center, Entertainment (incl. many music files), Facts on Sudan, info about the Government, Society & Culture, Travel & Tourism, Education, Weather, Links.
South Sudanese Diaspora coalition. "Info on cultural, political & humanitarian issues, to facilitate constructive discussions & link members of the Diaspora in a spirit of reconciliation and love for the homeland." 260 members Feb. 2004.
With quality links, phone (Khartoum, scanned) & e-mail directory, discussion board (Arabic & Engl, since 3 Apr 2001), music, etc. Est Jan. 2000 by Bakri Abubakr. 379,199 hits Sep 2001; 308883 8/01. 09/01: 8,636,703 total vis since launch.
Est. 14 Jan 2000 by CyberGates, Khartoum; run from Sudan. Incl. small discussion board (43 reg. members 2 Oct 2001) with 9 diff. categories (politics, TV, SD websites, computer prob.s, Sudatel, social prob.s, sports, Sudan Internet Society). Mostly Englis
Sudanese/Arab community to communicate & discuss the latest issues concerning not only the Sudan but also the world in general, and discussing them on an open forum. Discussion board /chatroom, news, writer's corner, games, jokes, music.
"The first tool in the Internet dedicated only to Atbara town and its people". Portal started in May 2000 by Adil Abdel Aati, Warsaw. On 1 Aug 2000, a public list was added which had 27 subscribers by 4 Oct 2001.
"info on abduction & torture in SD, the role of oil, and HR and security. ... set up by Australian Louis Szondy after he became a victim of abduction and torture in Sudan. Cf www.freesudan.com. Est. 26 Apr 2001. 748 memb. 4 Oct '01. few msg.
"This Mailing List has been set up by the British Council in Khartoum to encourage knowledge sharing between library & information workers in Sudan." Less than 5 members on 27 May 2000; 24 on 4 Oct 2001. Extremely low traffic.
SAF 'platform for Sudanese democrats interested in the cause of democracy and human rights in Sudan... providing SNA/SAF documents ... culture, politics, history and future of the Sudan '. Est. 20 Oct 1997, 135 members by 3 Oct 2001.
Several forums for discussion: Politics, History & Culture,Social Issues, Networking, African and World Issues. Run by the SS Community site close to the SPLA. Started Nov. 2000. Not really very active.
@MSN: for "unity of Southern Sudanese, end of tribalism, and the effort by all to be united and live as brothers and sisters and children of the same Almighty God. Discuss politics, Religion, and our lives as Sudanese." Run by Felix Dumo, Winnipeg.
"independent electronic newsletter working to advocate peace, human rights and humanitarian aid for the Sudan." Ed. Dr. Yasin Miheisi. 29 issues from Apr 1994 - Sep/Oct 1997. No longer published; Yasin maintains his website.
Est. 1995. Moderated list for scholars interested in Syrian Studies: history, economy, environment, public health, science, development issues, society and culture. Info on new publications, research projects, conferences etc.
Site d'"Ettounsi" (Zouhair Yahyaoui), lancé en juillet 2001 et qui s'est vite imposé comme un des premiers sites d'information sur la réalité politique tunisienne. Ettounsi fut arrété et condamné à 30 mois de prison en juin 2002.
UAE portal by Etisalat (UAE's phone co.). Launched May 2000 as arabvista, tog. with Altavista (Compaq); claimed to have indexed >1 mio Arabic pages, but never caught on and was transformed into UAE portal in 2001, with growing regional success.
Online versions of the most important monolingual Arabic dictionaries: Lisan al-Arab, al-Qamus al-Muhit, al-Ghani, al-Mu'jam al-Wasit, al-Muhit, Muhit al-Muhit. Allows individual or simultaneous search. By Sakhr.
Inventory of online sources for learning Persian. Sections include online lessons, dictionaries, books, and information about available CD ROMs. It includes links to centers in the US, Europe, and Iran.
Project funded by the Science and Arts Foundation (US) to provide free online Persian texts (everything from literature and poems to legal texts and articles). So far only complete works of Hafez (Unicode). Special font for MSIE5/Win provided.
"IT IS Arabic Language And Technology." Moderator Paul Roochnik. Computer-related issues. Often highly technical, but useful for nearly everyone who uses Arabic, or transliteration fonts, on a computer.
Gateway to the Comp.software.arabic newsgroup. Formerly “Reader” mailing list . With Reader archive (1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1998); Reader Resource Center for Arabic-related computing tools and utilities.
Klaus Lagally's ArabTeX, a package extending the capabilities of TeX/LaTeX to generate Arabic writing from ASCII transliteration & some popular encodings for Arabic and Hebrew, e.g. ASMO 449, ISO 8859-6 (ASMO 708), CP-1256, and HED.
Notes rel. to the use of computers & computer networks for the ME/Arabic scholar: Arabic on the Mac / From DOS to Mac Arabic/ Arabic OCR / EudoraTables / Non-European lang. on the Net / Jaghbub diacritic font package / scholarly Network Resources
Offizielle Seite des Zentralrats der Muslime in Deutschland (einer der beiden islam. Dachverbände in Deutschland, offenes Bek. z. Grundgesetz; Mitglied u.a. der Verein Islamischer Kulturzentren [Süleymanci]).
Kurz-Info zu DITB=Türkisch-islamische Union der Anstalt für Religion betreut ca. 600 Gemeinden mit 110.000 Mitgliedern (Stand 1996). Gegr. 1985 in Köln vom Ministerium für Religiöse Angelegenheiten der Türkei. Sitz: Köln-Ehrenfeld
1995 auf Initiative v. Cemalettin Özdemir gegr. Verein türkischer Muslime der zweiten Generation, der sich ausschließlich der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit gegenüber Nichtmuslimen widmet. U.a. einige einführende Texte.
Bildungs- u. Begegnungsstätte bei Köln, die Dialog & Integration der Muslime in die dt. Ges. fördern will. Arbeitet seit 1999. Umfangreiches Programm (Politik und Gesellschaft, Persoenlichkeitsbildung, Familie und Erziehung, Sprachen). Türk. Leitung.
Wurde zum Portal für Muslime in Deutschland ausgebaut; betrieben von den Brüdern Yavuz und Gürhan Özoguz aus Delmenhorst, die sich selbst als fundamentalistische Islamisten bezeichnen und Anhänger der Islamischen Republik Iran sind.
Platform for 2nd-generation Muslims & converts, est. June 1990, works for unity among British Muslims & cordial relations with non-Muslims in order to promote better understanding of Islam in the multi-cultural society. Based in Glasgow.
"One of the Web's Leading Resources on Traditional Islam": UK-based Islamic site close to British Traditionalist (pro-madhhab) Abdal-Hakim Murad, with "in-depth explanation on madhhabs, bid'a, and salafi". Soon to come: bookstore.
By the Centre for Islam in Europe (Ghent Univ.). In Ar., Dutch/Flem., Engl., French, German & Turkish. Papers on Islam in Flanders, in Europe, education of Muslim children, Imams in Holland. + academic announcements.
New York based dawah site, which - as well as serving local communities with news and information - provides access to publications, the Muslim Alert Network (for media-monitoring), a quiz, and Islam-related product pages.
"MWL is a nonprofit American Muslim organization working to implement the values of Islam and thereby reclaim the status of women as free, equal and vital contributors to society". Has position papers on 'honour killing', FGM, gender equality. + News.
Est. 1980 to serve Muslim minorities living in Australia, Brunei, Myanmar, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand & Taiwan.
Excellent site on Middle Eastern history and culture, with good maps, timelines, carefully selected links. Class project by Prof. Jerome Wright Clinton, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
Full-text of recent, but out-of-print books on the peoples and nations of the Iberian peninsula. Initially, the collection focuses upon the Hispanic Middle Ages, ca. 500 to 1500, but will eventually expand to include titles from the 16th and 17th centurie
'On Muslim contribution to humanity & Islamic Civilization. Dedicated to those Muslims whose multi-disciplinary contributions sparked the light of learning & productivity & without whom the European Renaissance would not have begun and come to maturity'
Extensive index of sites relating to academic Islamic Studies, incl. links to mysticism, Shi'ism, and Islam and the West. Also has useful full texts online. By Prof. Godlas, U of Georgia. Regularly updated and checked!
Comprehensive Islamic site, in Arabic, English, French, Dutch, and some Urdu. Includes a searchable fatwa archive in Arabic, extremely rich audio resources in MP3, and more. Subsidiary of the Islamic Assembly of North America.
Koran-Browser arabisch/deutsch (andere Sprachen ebenfalls verfügbar). Mit Volltextrezitation von Husari und Hudhayfi; thematischer Index. Dt. Übersetzung: Paret, leicht verändert. By Global Islamic Software Company (Harf/Sakhr).
Text in Arabic & Yusuf Ali Engl. tr.; best links to many recitations & to tr. (Albanian, Bangla, Bosnian, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Melayu, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Urdu)
From a MS Qur'an copied on vellum in maa'il script, late 2nd/8th c., prob. Mecca or Madinah. Believed to be one of the two oldest extant Qur'an mss. Written exceptionally in vertical format; almost no diacr. marks. London, BL, Or.2165,ff.67v-68r.
Sample pages of a 7-volume Qur'an at the British Library. With information about the pages displayed, including the ability to enlarge sections of the text, as well as an audio file of Arabic recitation.
Commercial site managed by the Islamic Bookstore (now acq. by Yahoo), but offers some good samples of its recitation catalogue. Thirteen recitors, including Saad al Ghamdi and Muhammad Siddiq al-Minshawi, provide beautiful and high quality recordings.
Search Q. passages by keyword, substring, word pattern; perform phrase searches, logical operations on groups of passages, compare different versions, etc. 5 tr. (M. M. Pickthall, Abdullah Yusuf Ali, M. H. Shakir, Maulvi Sher Ali, Rashad Khalifa)
From Rashad Khalifa's site. The translations, however, are not necessarily endorsed by him. Tr. Engl., Span., French, German, Dutch, Ital., Swedish, Chinese, Turkish, Russian, Albanian, Malay, Swahili, Indon., Latin, Thai, Urdu, Japanese, Bosnian.
With expl. by Jalalayn & as-Sawi. Tr. rev. by Hassan El-Fatih Qaribullah, Dean of Omdurman Islamic University; Abu Saleh Muhammad El-Fatih Qaribullah, Islamic Studies, Omdurman IU; Abdellah Ben Sadek Al-Ghumari, Tangiers, Azhar Scholar of Hadith
"Rough translation of the meaning of the Noble Quran in the English language", drawing on at-Tabari, al-Qurtubi & Ibn Kathir with comments from Sahih Al-Bukhari. With Maududi's introduction to the individual chapters.
Qur'an-Übers. v. al-Qursu PC f. Win 3.1/Win 95/Win NT (arabisch, indonesisch, deutsch, englisch). Dt. Fassung folgt meist der flüssig-frommen Übers. v. Muhammad Rassoul, Leiter des (islamistischen) "Zentrums für Da'wa und Information Köln".
Aus versch. dt. Übers. zus.gestellt (Rassoul, Hofmann, Denffer, SKD). Aus d. Arbeit d. Isl. Hochschulv. Köln. Komm. nach Sayyid Qutb (Zilal), M. Asad (Message of the Qoran), Razi (al-Tafsir al-Kabir), Izzet Derveze (et-tafseeru'l-hadith), Ibn Kathir.
Links to: translations (Yusuf Ali, Pickthall, Shakir, Yusuf Ali, Maulvi Sher Ali, Khan/Hilali, Irving, Palmer; + Bosnian, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish); articles; p. of 8th c. Qur'an MS. By Dar al Tableegh, UK.
Unauthorized modified version of an English translation of the book. The original English translation was published by : the International Islamic Federation of Students Organizations translated by Ezzeddin Ibrahim and Denys Johnson-Davies.
art. "al-Tafsir al-Sufi" by Prof. A. Godlas, to be published by the Encyclopaedia Iranica. Extensive discussion of Sufi tafsir throughout the ages. Needs the font "Iran Web 2" from the Encyclopaedia Iranica web page.
English rendering of commentary of Sura 1-3 from Mahfum-ul-Quran (written in Urdu) by Late Allama Ghulam Ahmed Parwez. The work was carried out by Idare-Tulu-e-Islam in Lahore (Pakistan). Last updated Dec. 1995.
Fatwas by Qaradawi, Idris Palmer, S.M. Hillaly, M. Okam, M. Shaltout, M. Azzarqa, M. Siddiqi, T.J. Al-Alwani, M. Al-Hanuti, Sayyed Sabiq, N. Yaakubi, M.H. El-Arafa, Europ. Council f. Fatwa, Sh. Ibn al-Uthaymin, A. Sakr, A.M. Jaffar, Khurshid Ahmad
Saudi; Engl. tr. of Salafi fatwas of AbdulAziz Al-al-Shaykh; Abdullah b Ghudayyan; Abdullah b Qu'ud; Abdullah b Munay; Salih b Fowzaan; Bakr Abdullah Abu Zayd. Died: Ibrahim b Muhammed Al-al-Shaykh; Abdul 'Aziz b Baz; AbdurRazzaq b Afifi
US org. to increase familiarity of the Muslim community with Islamic, American, and international HR laws; assist individuals, esp. women, and organizations on HR matters of human rights as seen from the perspective of Islamic law
"Faith" as discussed in the Naqshbandi Sufi Qur'an Commentary of Kamal al-Din Wa'iz-e Kashifi (d. 910/1504-5) of Herat (from his Persian Qur'an commentary, Mavaheb-e 'aliya, Tafsir-e Husayni (vol. 1, p. 284)
Dem Dhû-l-Nûn al-Misri zugeschriebener Ausspruch. Aus Ibn 'Arabi, La vie merveilleuse de Dhû-l-Nûn l'Égyptien (Das wunderbare Leben des Dhû-l-Nûn, des Ägypters), tr. fr. Roger Deladrière; ed. Sindbad, Paris 1988, p. 116. Dt. tr.
Private Seite eines 1975 in Deutschland geborenen und in Deutschland aufgewachsenen Muslims türkischer Herkunft, der über deutschsprachige Literatur zu einem salafitischen Islamverständnis kam und dies hier darlegt.
Avec "pensées du jour" - extraits du Coran, citations de maîtres soufis...- témoignent de la profondeur de la spiritualité de l'islam et de sa beauté. Inclut des textes en arabe, en espagnol et en anglais.
"especially about the Rifai Tariqa and it also contains information on Seyh Efendi's other Tariqas: Kadiri and Arusi. You can find Explantions About the Seyhs, the Practices, Cultures and Histories of these Tariqas."
community of dervishes within the Halveti-Jerrahi Tariqat, in the specific lineage and spirit of Sheikh Muzaffer Ashki al-Jerrahi, Sheikh Nur al-Jerrahi, and Sheikha Fariha al-Jerrahi. Based at Masjid al-Farah in NYC, with circles in the US & Mexico.
School for esoteric studies at The Abode of the Message in the Berkshire Mountains, upstate New York. Offers training in the teachings of Sufism as taught by Hazrat Inayat Khan and Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan.
Text & transl. of the Book of Soul by the Punjabi Hazrat Sultan Bahoo (17th c) who authored > 140 books, of which around 40 are still available. This work is used as Wazeefa (spiritual exercise) in his Qadiri order.
based in New Delhi at the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia. It is dedicated to the life and teachings of Sultan-Ul-Mashaikh Hazrat Khwaja Syed Nizamuddin Aulia, affectionately known as Mehboob-i Elahi or "Beloved of God".
singer and songmaker who traveled the world in spirit and body for 30 years in search of a healing song. He is also the Canadian representative of the Hazrat Nizamuddin Spiritual Foundation based in New Delhi.
Sultan Bahu related site of Hazrat Sofi Sultan Mohammod Mahboob Shareef Sahab; founded by Hazrat Soofie Azhar Hussain Shah Faridie. Network expanding from USA to Canada, India, Pakistan, and Australia.
Web-magazine devoted to discussion of issues related to Islam and Inter-Faith Relations in South Asia. Made by followers of the 19th c. Sufi Hazrat Ghaus ‘Ali Shah Qalandar. Est. May 2002. Against "militant Islamists and fascist Hindu supremacists".
Site of Reshad Field (b. 1934), a British born esoteric teacher ("The last barrier") who combines Mevlevi, Gurdieff, Tibetan Buddhist and American Indian traditions and now lives in Switzerland. In Englih and German.
Site of a Persian Sufi Order, lead by Salaheddin Ali Nader Shah Angha (b. 1945), son of Shah Maghsoud Sadegh Angha (Professor Angha). In English, French, German, and Persian. !!!! Java-Applet crashes MSIE Mac !!
Sammaniyya khalwa in Albotana, Sudan, taught Sheykh Babikir Mohamed Saeed. After he died in 1996 we established this Islamic institute to teach Quraan and Islamic Sciences. Now supervised by Dr. Altayeb Taha. Site only half-ready.
"WAMY is the first International Islamic Organization dealing specially with youth affairs embracing over 450 Islamic youth / students organization in the five continents." Head-office in Riadh, main branches in UK, US, CA.
"political party whose ideology is Islam". Purpose: "liberate the Ummah from the thoughts, systems and laws of Kufr & the domination of the Kufr states. ... restore the Islamic Khilafah State so that the ruling by what Allah (swt) revealed returns."
Site dedicated to proclaim that Islam is only represented in the Quran (demonstrated through numerology); that idolization of Muhammad and reference to Hadith and Sunna are "Satanic innovations". Attacked by most Muslims as heretic. By Rashad Khalifa (US)
"Org. est. 1994 to promote the values of Islam vsv human developments and relations. Seeks affiliation from broad minded Muslims who are participating in dialogue and promoting tolerance amongst Muslims. Newsletters in Arabic & English."
Saudi AlMinbar.net is the first and largest specialized Islamic Internet website, dedicated to serving Imams worldwide. Containes thousands of written and audio Friday sermons delivered in the main mosques of Saudi Arabia.
Verlag des Islamischen Zentrums München. Vertreibt u.a. eine deutsche Koran-Übersetzung mit ausführlichen Anmerkungen aus den Werken wichtiger Theoretiker der islamistischen Bewegung (Maududi, Sayyid Qutb, etc.). Auch Nawawi's "40 Hadithe".
Eine Kurzinformation von Christen für Christen. Hg. Zentralstelle Pastoral der (kathol.) Deutschen Bischofskonferenz in Zs. mit der Christlich-islamischen Begegnungs- und Dokumentationsstelle (CIBEDO) & Katholische Glaubensinformation, Frankfurt.
Artikel, Links &c. zum Islam. Vom christl.-evangelikalen Web-Dienst »Elim« (liberal-evangelikal, geh. zur "Evangelischen Allianz" nicht-konserv. Freikirchen). Will Vorurteile gg. d. Islam abbauen, bleibt aber dem missionarischen Ansatz treu.
Aims to "unveil Islam" & counter "Muslim activists working fervently to convert America to Islam". Philosophy: "Muslims are not inherently violent; it is their interpretation of some of Islam's teachings that make them act that way."
On-line journal devoted to research and current events in academic Jewish Studies. Jointly published by the Shamash Project of the New York State Educational Research Network and H-Net (Humanities On-Line).
Aims "to provide a global forum where voices from around the world can meet and interact intellectually about the issues that both affect and define the relationship between the Islamic world and the West."
Dedicated to the "cultural riches of the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean", esp. Lebanon. Many photographs, music information & audio samples, etc. Some links rel. to the Oslo Accords. By Børre Ludvigsen.
Online cultural journal written largely in Arabic but with some bi-lingual articles in English & French. Publ. out of Damascus, it spans religion and literature, with original and translated articles, poems, and reviews.
Extensive on-line curricular resource on the Arab world, by National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education. With good full-text readings, maps, audio-visual material, bibliography, links. History, Islam, Ethnicity, Literature, Pop. Culture, etc.
"Serving the Guest": cookbook with essays & anecdotes on the historic and contemporary role of food & hospitality in Sufism. With 175 recipes for for everyday and feast-day eating, + a gallery of art of the Muslim world.
Educational foundation est. at U of Texas at Austin by i.a. Elizabeth Fernea. Goal: foster better understanding and communication between the West and the Middle East, through the production of cross-cultural educational and philanthropic materials.
Dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries, the ancient manuscripts presented in this exhibition cover every aspect of human endeavor and are indicative of the high level of civilization attained by West Africans during the Middle Ages.
Site on Iranian culture and arts. Started with fully Boolean-searachable poetry volumes by Hafez, Sa'adi, Molavi, Khayyam, and Baba Taher. All of Hafez's poems with voice recitation in realaudio. Unreadable on Mac, since wrong tag charset=x-mac-roman
"Starting with the issue of female circumcision, we explore means of preventing this and other forms of gender-based violence and violations. Our ultimate goal is to promote and protect the reproductive and sexual health and rights of women and girls."
Live radio & TV (.ram) by the first private Arab satellite TV broadcaster (MTV est. in Sept. 1991). Based in London; owned by Saudi businessman Sheikh Walid Ibrahimi who is related thru marriage to King Fahd.
First multi-channel Arab SatTV net, est. by Saudi businessman Saleh Kamel, now tog. with Prince al-Waleed b. Talal. Channels: movies, music, features, sports, teenz, Iqra' (religion), America, Australia, Europe, Latino.
Spin-off web portal of the private Arab SatTV multichannel network Orbit, est. 6.6.2000. Orbit is owned by Saudi business group al-Mawared, based in Cyprus, transmitted from Rome, has relatively much Western programming, due to package deal with StarTV.
Multi-channel news gathering and presentation service; collects political, economic, social, cultural etc. stories from a vast number of Arabic online sources and presents them according to subject. Arabic and English.
Zeitschrift für den Orient und des Vereins forum zenith e.V. (gegr. 1999), die sich zum Ziel setzt, die Orient-Berichterstattung in den Medien auf ein besseres sachliches und professionelles Fundament zu stellen.
Popular Arabic and English electronic newspaper based in London. Secular, modern orientation (a la Edward Said), with politics, culture, economy, technology, tourism, education, sports, science, health, cars, ....
Arabic weekly from the US (print-run ca. 750000); est. 1986. Advertises itself as "the only newspaper banned in all Arab countries". Renowned for its pro-democracy stand and coverage of financial, sexual, political scandals of Arab leaders.
(successor to US Foreign Broadcast Information Service). Browse headlines from ME newspapers for free. Subscribers get full text summaries of newspaper articles, conf. proceedings, broadcasts, periodicals & non-classified technical reports.
MidEast-Pressdigest v. Henner Kirchner (s. 11/98). Wöchentl. d. wichtigst. Ereignisse & O-Töne aus der Presse des Nahen Ostens & Nordafrikas - Auswertung v. c. 200 Zeitungen, Webzines u.a. Infoquellen aus & über die Arab. Welt. Paid!
Provides resources on governance in the Arab states, focusing on participation, rule of law, and transparency and accountability. With country-specific essays, related publications, empirical studies, searchable databases, links.
Vortrag v. Friedemann Büttner, Prof. f. Politik des Vorderen Orients, FU Berlin, geh. 19. 2. 1997 Hanns-Lilje-Forum Hannover. Basiert auf: "Der fundamentalistische Impuls und die Herausforderung der Moderne", Leviathan 24 (1996), 469-92.
Islamist discussion forum linked to Markaz al-Buhuth wa'l-Dirasat al-Islamiyya. Motto: "3ilm wa-3amal wa-SaHwa wa-jihaad 3alaa manhaj al-salaf al-SaaliH", next to pic of Hassan II mosque in Casablanca. 7.8.02: 6783 members, 15411 threads, 54452 postings.
Site supporting the Jihad in Chechnya, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. By Azzam Publications, London. NB: If this site goes down, check the Maktabah Al-Ansaar Bookstore Web-Site (http://www.maktabah.net/home.asp) for postings of our latest mirror site
ex: Arabic site supporting al-Qa'ida. Formerly alneda.com, reg. in Singapore and activated from Malaysia; stopped by US, but moved elsewhere. Stopped again in mid-June 2002; resumed as drasat.com a few days later from SA. Dead. 18.104.22.168
Inofficial site with basic info compiled from the printed Yearbook of International Organizations of 1994/95, made in 1998 AOHR's official site-link (http://www.link.com.eg/members/aohr/) has been broken for years.
Int.l ass. est. 1994 to improve management & conservation of ME water resources, promote the peaceful, cooperative use of this vital resource, motivate sound environmental planning, & encourage the exchange of data.
links to unclassified sources about military establishments, doctrine and operational and tactical practices of selected foreign armed forces and transnational security issues affecting the US military.
Site offering a sometimes satirical perspective on what is going on in the Arab world (mostly in colloquial Arabic), and (most widely used) many cultural, social, and sports discussion forums. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Popular matrimonial site, established Apr 2000 from Saudi Arabia, reg. in Texas, operating world wide. Nov. 2003 >89000 men and >22000 women were registered. Claims to have brokered >700 marriages 2000-2003.
Online Islamic marriage & family magazine: articles, advice, wedding photos, regional Muslim wedding customs, recipes, Islamic knowledge resources. Plus 1000s of Muslim matrimonial ads from all over the world with photos and confidential mailboxes.
Evangelical Christian site offering a large link collection (1996) on Women in Islam: their position, rights, polygamy, etc... Islamic web sites; evaluations of the Islamic teaching and reality; related issues (polygamy, female circumcision, etc.)
Project explored the complex links between women´s perceptions of Islam and their rights to reproductive health and education among Muslim communities in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Mali, the Netherlands, Senegal and Yemen. Findings, bibliography, links, news.
Islamic Development Bank portal for information and e-commerce services in OIC countries; "striving to bridge the Muslims globally". Joint venture with the Malaysian MIMOS research and development corporation.
Est. 1960, MEES is the authoritative weekly newsletter on the MENA. Site incl. headlines & select stories; searchable archive for members. Particular emphasis on oil industry. Incl. selection of keys links & publications related to IT.
Covers business and social events in 14 Middle East countries. Has a comprehensive annual calendar of major conferences, trade shows and social events that is updated on a regular basis. (belongs to Middle East Directory)
Set up in 1998, and not updated since (2329 visitors 18 Mar 1998 - 12 June 2001). An abrégé of IIFSO’s history dating from the late 1980s had been removed by Apr. 2002. IIFSO was est. 1966 through an MSA initiative.
Centre de recherche en sciences humaines et sociales, lieu de formation pour les étudiants, centre de documentation. Origines et évolution des civilisations de la Méditerranée orientale; relations avec d'autres civ., et le monde arabe contemporain.
Leiden. Mission: "to advance the branches of scholarship relating to the civilizations of the Near East. In particular these are archaeology, history, languages and culture." Incl. sections on Ancient Near East.
ZMO Berlin "is an interdisciplinary research institution. It concentrates on issues in the modern history, social anthropology, and politics of societies in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia." Good source for Arab World and German library links.
Links to bibliographical, computing, research and teaching resources for ME medievalists. The publicly accessible MEMber Resources section highlights the achievements of MEMbers of Middle East Medievalists.
Information portal for Middle East & Islamic Studies. Online information and digital records of printed and other offline media; supports the concept of a hybrid library for Middle East and Islamic Studies. Incl. periodical contents database.
Collection of Oriental material, consisting of both handwritten and printed pieces originating mainly from the ME & Indonesia. Smaller collections from Japan, China & India; books & texts in Hebrew & Syriac
Research unit supporting scholarly work in ME Studies. Incl. microfilm catalog in Ottoman, Persian & Arabic; Mamluk Studies Review; Mamluk Bibliography (searchable DB listing all secondary literature on Mamluk period); Mamluk Listserv
Verlag und Vertrieb für Wissenschaft und Gegenwartsliteratur mit den Schwerpunkten multikulturelles Europa, Phänomene der Globalisierung und regionale Transformationsprozesse im Orient, in Afrika und Asien. Früher Das Arabische Buch.
An "internet-based journal publishing scholarly writing--both interdisciplinary work and work within the traditional boundaries of the social sciences and humanities--related to the modern Middle East." Run by graduate students.
Select articles on research & teaching in ME studies, notes on on-line resources, index to articles & reviews of books, films, software 1987-96; recent books; searchable TOCs of edited works, collections & anthologies; info about MESA.
International directory of individuals involved in any aspect of Middle East Studies. Based on individual submissions. Searchable by name or keyword (e.g. subject of interest, city or country, university or affiliation, etc.).
Est. 21 Mar 2001 as a merger of the oldest US organizations on Africa: the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) est.1953, The Africa Fund est.1966, and the Africa Policy Information Center (APIC) est.1978.
shares regional & national data, studies, activities, & analyses for projects in the Greater Horn of Africa; provides resource materials incl. geographic and thematic maps, data sets, & monitoring & evaluation results.