General Middle East
news in Arabic
English-language news from the Qatar-based TV channel. Not
to be confused with the Dubai-based website aljazeera.com
Arabic-language news from the satellite TV station
News compilation including local sources
North African news from local sources
York Times (registration required)
Monde (in French)
Arabic news in translation
A large number of translated items every day from the Arabic
and Farsi media. Registration required, but free of charge.
A daily survey of the main stories in Iraq's newspapers
(Institute for War and Peace Reporting).
"Viewpoints and analyses translated into English from
the Arabic-language press."
A daily selection of opinion articles published around the
world. Usually includes some from the Arabic
Specialised news services
News related to humanitarian issues and disaster relief
A "humanitarian news and information" service
provided by the UN Office for the Coordination of
General regional news with an emphasis on business and
Business and financial news from the Middle East
Almost instantaneous information about earthquakes anywhere in
Regional news with a focus on security and defence. This is
a paid-for subscription service but short news items can be
read free of charge.
Security and defence-related news. This is a paid-for subscription service but
short news items can be read free of charge.
Official news services
Press releases and statements on the Middle East issued by the
News from the United Nations relating to the Middle
News Agency (in Arabic)
Saudi Arabia: Saudi
United Arab Emirates: WAM
Archive of BBC news reports dating back to 1997
Free archive of Guardian and Observer articles since 1998
Archive for the Financial Times and a large number of
other newspapers. Payment required for some articles.
French news archive (AFP, Le Monde, etc). Headlines
free, charge for text.