- Encyclopaedia Iranica
- Compiled by internationally renowned scholars of Iranian studies, this site is dedicated to the study of Iranian civilization in the Middle East, the Caucasus, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
- Foundation for Middle East Peace
- The FMEP is a nonprofit organization that promotes peace between Israel and Palestine and provides information on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
- Guide to the Mideast Peace Process
- Produced by the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this site describes the history of Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from the Israeli perspective.
- Gulf War: An In-Depth Examination of the 1990-1991 Persian Gulf Crisis
- PBS offers "a comprehensive and critical analysis of the 1990-1991 war in which more than one million troops faced off against each other in the deserts of the Gulf states. . . . 'The Gulf War' deconstructs what really happened, how it happened and why." - Intro. The major subject divisions are oral history, war stories, and weapons & technology.
- Islam: Empire of Faith
- Designed to accompany the PBS production of the same name, this well designed site aims "to present as broad a portrait of Islamic art and culture as possible, in order to show the great diversity as well as the fundamental unity of Islamic civilization." - About. Faith, culture, innovation and profiles comprise the major areas of consideration. A timeline and K-12 lesson plans are included.
- Israeli - Palestinian Conflict
- Sponsored by the Peninsula Library System (San Mateo County, California), Conflict is a gateway to a select number of high quality Web sites offering thoughtful commentaries and background information on the Middle East. All viewpoints are represented. Recommended for students seeking a balanced introduction to the complex issues and history of this region.
- The Electronic Intifada
- This site publishes news, commentary, analysis, and reference materials about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict from a Palestinian perspective.
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