Useful news sources

This page provides links to sources of general news about the Middle East. For news sources coveringspecific Arab countries see separate page.

General Middle East news

Middle East news

English-language news from the Qatar-based TV channel

Arabic-language news from the satellite TV station
North African news from local sources

Washington Post
Middle East news

Financial Times
Middle East company news

New York Times
Middle East news

Christian Science Monitor

Middle East Eye
General Middle East news in English

The New Arab
General Middle East news in English
A daily collection of translated items from the Arabic and Farsi media

Specialised news services

Thomson Reuters Foundation
News related to humanitarian issues and disaster relief

A "humanitarian news and information" service provided by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
General news about the Middle East and North Africa,with an emphasis on business and economics

Middle East Newsline
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.