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Teaching the Middle East: A Resource for Educators

Teaching the Middle East: A Resource for Educators Scholars from the University of Chicago developed this teacher resource to provide an overview of Middle Eastern cultures and their contributions to the world. Discover the great currents of continuity and change throughout Middle Eastern history… This resource was written by many of the best scholars in […]

Wikileaks coverage (Newspaper – Middle East)

Mideastwire – compilation of translated Wikileaks coverage A sampling of translated items available in Mideastwire searcheable database. To access more documents, as well as to obtain the full links to the originals, log on to Online Maps of Current Interest

Naming the Egyptian revolution

“Tahrir Square” participants in the recent events in Egypt expressed annoyance when some news organizations referred to them as ‘protests’ (or unrest, riots/rioting, revolt, uprising, intifadah …) rather than as a ‘revolution’.  Some news organizations used ‘Lotus’ to refer to the Egyptian events. The following list of references to the events is from various Arabic […]

WikiLeaks in the Arab Press

E-Notes Foreign Policy Research Institute ~MIDDLE EAST MEDIA MONITOR~ WikiLeaks in the Arab Press By Tally Helfont February 2011 On November 28, 2010, WikiLeaks-a non-profit media organization known for publishing secret and classified information obtained from anonymous sources-released 250,000 American diplomatic cables, detailing high-level meetings between prominent American diplomats and their international counterparts. These cables, […]


MIDDLE EAST MEDIA MONITOR Middle East Media Monitor is a new FPRI E-Note series, designed to review once a month a current topic from the perspective of the foreign language press in such countries as Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, and Turkey. These articles will focus on providing readership with an inside view on how some […]

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