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Foreign Relations 1964-1968: Volume XX, Arab-Israeli Dispute 1967-1968

Released on May 8, 2001, this addition to the State Department's official Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series (reviewed in the January 21, 2000 Scout Report) contains 376 official documents that chart US diplomacy efforts in the wake of the Six Day War in 1967. The volume begins with the developments that followed the November 22, 1967 adoption of UN Security Council Resolution...

https://history.state.gov/
The Middle East Media Research Institute

With continuing tension in the Middle East, the Middle East Research Institute (MEMRI) offers increasingly relevant information for users interested in constructing a balanced perspective about the region's conflicts. Headquartered in Washington DC, MEMRI's primary research project is to translate Middle Eastern media sources into numerous languages, currently including English, German, and...

https://www.memri.org/
Electronic Tools and Ancient Near Eastern Archives

A number of interesting digital projects have recently been sponsored by the National Science Foundation, and the Electronic Tools and Ancient Near Eastern Archives (ETANA) is one such project. With the support and primary documents of a number of important institutions, such as the Society of Biblical Literature and Case Western Reserve University, the mission of ETANA is to "develop and maintain...

http://www.etana.org/
The Middle East in Early Prints and Photographs

The New York Public Library has plenty of material on the Middle East, and in fact, they have created this very fine digital collection which brings together early prints and photographs of the region. With over 8800 items online, the collection contains engravings, lithographs, and salt prints, along with a number of complete photograph albums and archival compilations. Visitors can perform a...

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/the-middle-e...
British Museum: Middle East

This website from the British Museum lets visitors explore the Middle East in an online tour. The main page of the Middle East section allows the visitor to explore the Middle East via the themes of "Agatha Christie and archaeology", "The kingdoms of ancient South Arabia", "The Queen of Sheba", and "Iran before Islam: The Sasanians". After the visitor clicks on a theme, they will see thumbnails...

https://www.britishmuseum.org/our-work/departments/middle-ea...
Qatar Digital Library

Featured in July 2016, The Qatar Digital Library features thousands of digitized archival items and dozens of excellent essays by historians and archivists. The Qatar Digital Library is the product of an ongoing collaboration between the Qatar Foundation, the Qatar National Library, and the British Library. Together, these organizations are digitizing and curating hundreds of thousands of...

https://www.qdl.qa/en