Contains hundreds of news items that are added daily from around the world. Material is obtained from open-source political speeches, television programs, radio broadcasts, newspaper articles, periodicals, and books. Content is translated into English. Useful for identifying government reactions to events in countries where the media are state-controlled.
To see news from a specific country, use the advanced search option. In the box labelled City/Source, enter the name of the country's capital. Add topic words for the headline or lead paragraph.
The resources below were selected for reliability and currency. They include online versions of major newspapers published in Africa and Europe which reflect the viewpoints of people in the region rather than a U. S. interpretation of events.
With its companion publication, Africa Research Bulletin Economic Series, the Political Series provides up-to-date analysis of events and issues. Because reports are issued monthly, recent concerns are treated more quickly.
Jadaliyya, a website sponsored by the Arab Studies Institute, includes material on current political uprisings as well as culture and interviews. "Jadaliyya provides a unique source of insight and critical analysis that combines local knowledge, scholarship, and advocacy with an eye to audiences in the United States, the Arab world, and beyond. The site currently publishes posts both in Arabic and in English."--website
Provides concise, translated,daily briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing via the print, radio and television media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora. Covers 2005 to the present.