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AskZad and Kotobarabia (Eastview)

In light of the dramatic events unfolding in Egypt, East View, along with its partners in Cairo, Arabia Inform and Kotobarabia, wish to extend free access to the AskZad and Kotobarabia information platforms. Feel free to access news and information from Egypt with the following username and password from now until Feb 28, 2011 (at […]

Alphabetical list of Open Access Journals in Middle Eastern Studies

Alphabetical list of Open Access Journals in Middle Eastern Studies This is a list of Open Access Journals in Middle Eastern Studies collected since we began Access to Mideast and Islamic Resources (AMIR) in December 2010.

Encyclopaedia Islamica

A projected 16-volume publication, consisting of an abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī, one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world. One unique feature of this work of reference lies in the attention it gives to Shiʿi Islam and its rich and diverse heritage, which makes it […]

Encyclopaedia of Islam Three (EI3)

Comparing articles in successive editions of the Encyclopaedia of Islam shows evolution of Western scholarship on the Islamic world

Usamah bin Laden documents from FBIS

A U.S. government compilation of interviews and other public statements issued by Usama bin Laden between 1994 and 2004 is now publicly available (pdf). The texts were translated by the CIA’s Foreign Broadcast Information Service (which has since been succeeded by the Open Source Center).  

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