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Outreach: Country Resources

 

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The following sites have pages dedicated to each country in the Middle East. They contain a wealth of historical, geographical, political, travel and other types of information. Sites affiliated with the government of each country follow.


Middle East Network Information Center: Features a comprehensive resource page on each country, sponsored by the University of Texas - Austin Center for Middle East Studies

 

Arab Net: Contains pages with each country's history, geography, business information, culture, government, transportation, and tourism

 

Library of Congress Country Studies: On-line version of the Country Studies/Area Handbooks program with a page on each Middle Eastern country, from the Library of Congress's Federal Research Division

 

CIA World Factbook: Contains contemporary data on each country, updated as necessary with a major update annually

 

U.S. State Department Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs: Contains background notes, press releases, and reports on each country. Consular information sheets are travel warnings are available here.

 
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Algeria

Algerian Embassy in Washington, DC
Permanent Mission of Algeria to the United Nations

Bahrain

Kingdom of Bahrain Government Homepage
Embassy of the Kingdom of Bahrain in Washington, DC

Egypt

Government of Egypt On-Line
Egyptian Presidency
Egyptian Shoura Assembly

Iran

Presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the UN
Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran in Ottawa
Interests Sections of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Washington, DC

Iraq

Kurdistan Regional Government Home

Israel

State of Israel
Israel Government Gateway
Office of the Prime Minister
The Knesset
Embassy of Israel in Washington, DC
Permanent Mission of Israel to the UN

Jordan

Government of Jordan
King Abdullah II Official Web Site
Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - Washington, DC

Kuwait

State of Kuwait
Kuwait Information Office - USA
Permanent Mission of the State of Kuwait to the UN

Lebanon

Embassy of Lebanon in Washington, DC
Lebanese Presidency

Libya

Permanent Mission of Libya to the UN

Morocco

Kingdom of Morocco
Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Morocco to the UN

Oman

Ministry of Information - Sultanate of Oman

Palestinian Authority

Palestinian National Authority
Permanent Observer Mission of Palestine to the UN

Qatar

Amiri Diwan - State of Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, DC
Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia to the UN

Syria

Syrian Arab Republic Embassy in Washington, DC

Turkey

Republic of Turkey Prime Ministry
Turkish Embassy in Washington, DC
Turkish Mission to the UN

United Arab Emirates

Government of United Arab Emirates
UAE Federal National Council

Yemen

President of the Republic of Yemen
Republic of Yemen House of Representatives
Embassy of Yemen in Washington, DC

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