General Information

Comprehensive database of governmental institutions of each country: parliaments,
ministries, offices, law courts, etc.

Heads of State and Chiefs of government by countries.

Research Guide to Middle East Politics
Containing bibliography, documents and web links to Middle East politics, provided
by The Near East Collection at Yale University.

Political Violence in the Middle East
Most of these links are parts of the archive of Terrorist Group Profiles.

Middle East Policy
A forum for viewpoints on recent developments that affect U.S.-Middle East policy.

Peace & Conflicts

Middle East Conflicts
Extensive links concerning various issues, such as Arab-Israeli conflicts, Iraqi
weapons inspection, etc.

Foundation for Middle East Peace
A nonprofit organization dedicated to informing Americans about the Israeli-
Palestinian conflict and assisting in a peaceful solution; with an online bimonthly

The Peace Process
From Israel Ministry of Foreign Affair.

The ‘Palestine Problem’: Arabs, Zionists and the Great Powers, 1914-1948
A web site made by the Department of History, University of Strathclyde.
Containing an introduction of the historical background and a chronology of the

Challenge - Online Magazine
A Magazine Covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from Challenge for Peace and
Progress, a non-profit organization run by Israeli and Palestinian peace activists.

Israel-Lebanon Relations
A full coverage of news concerning Israel and Lebanon conflicts by Yahoo.

Article by Edward Said
"United States Policy and the Conflict of Powers in the Middle East"

Organizations and Groups

League of Arab States
Organization of 22 Arab member states. Information on member states, activities
and organizational system.

Eco-Peace Middle East Environmental Forum
By Egyptian, Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian environmentalists to promote the
integration of environmental considerations into the regional development agenda.
Palestine, Egypt, Jordan, Isreal

Occupational Hazard
Claiming to "confront the Israeli-Palestinian conflict honestly and
constructively, towards the goal of replacing conflict with coexistence."

The Peres Center for Peace
Founded in 1997 by Nobel laureate Shimon Peres dedicated to the promotion of
peace in the Middle East.

Islamic Resistance Support Association
Supporting the Islamic resistance in Lebanon.

The Education for Peace in Iraq Center (EPIC)
An organization aiming to change U.S. foreign policy and raise public awareness
in support of human rights in Iraq and peace in the Middle East.

Iraq Action Coalition (IAC)
An online media and activists' resource center for groups and activists working to
end the war against the people of Iraq.

The Iraq Foundation
An organization working for democracy and human rights in Iraq, and for a better
international understanding of Iraq's potential as a contributor to political stability and
economic progress in the Middle East.

Water Crisis

Water and Conflict
A web site on the role of water in conflict and co-operation. Main focus on the
Israeli-Palestinian water conflict and the Jordan river basin.

Water in the Middle East
Links to online information about water crisis in the Middle East, provided by
Columbia University.

Water Resources in the Middle East
A bibliography of selective listing of books and journal articles concerned with the
issue of water in the Middle East.

Middle East/North Africa Water Issues
With an online database and links to information of Middle East water issues.
Provided by School of Oriental and African Studies, U of London.


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