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Middle East and North Africa by the Global Resources Center

Library News Databases

These are collections of news sources that contain international content. If you are accessing them off-campus, you will need to log in.

General Middle East Newspapers

Middle East Newspapers by Country (A-M)


Al-Ayam الايام In Arabic.

Daily Tribune The Daily Tribune is one of the leading English newspapers of Bahrain, the second English daily after Gulf Daily News. It provides extensive information about all the daily events and happenings in the world.


Al-Ahram الأهرام The most widely circulating Egyptian daily newspaper.

Alakhbar الأخبار ‎An Arabic daily newspaper based in Egypt. It is a state-owned semi-official newspaper.


Donyaye Eqtesad دنياى اقتصاد One of the most widely circulated Iranian newspapers, published in Persian. It covers economic news, industry, oil and energy, business, bank and insurance, automotive, shareholders, digital market, analytical comments, commerce and tourism, the Tehran Stock exchange, and agriculture.

Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) خبرگزاری جمهوری اسلامی   ایران IRNA is the official news agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is government-funded and controlled by the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. The agency also publishes the newspaper Iran.

Tehran Times Iran's leading international daily, The Tehran Times has become a reliable news source for hundreds of foreign media outlets as well as envoys from different countries based in Tehran, who read it to learn about the country’s current events.


Globes Israel's leading and widely circulated business and financial newspaper published in Hebrew. The English version of the newspaper is also available.

Haaretz (English edition) Israel's oldest daily newspaper. Also published in Hebrew.

Jerusalem Post Israeli daily English-language newspaper, founded in 1932 as The Palestine Post.


Al-Dustour الدستور In Arabic 

The Jordan Times In English


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) وكالة الأنباء الكويتية Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) وكالة الأنباء الكويتية lists daily news and events in Kuwait, the Gulf, the Arab World, and the world.


As-Safir السفير Lebanese on-line journal.

Eyoon عيون Provides links to multiple Arabic language news websites.


Asharq Alawsat الشرق الاوسط The premier pan-Arab daily newspaper, printed simultaneously on four continents in 12 cities.

Middle East Newspapers by Country (N-Z)


Al-Watan Voice of Oman to the World. Arabic.

Times of Oman English. 

'Uman Newspaper Daily newspaper in Arabic.


Al-Quds القدس Arabic.

Government Press Releases Official press releases from the Palestinian Prime Minister's office.


Al Raya الراية

Al Sharq الشرق

Saudi Arabia

Al Ittihad الاتحاد In Arabic.

Saudi Press Agency وكالة الأنباء السعودية Saudi Press Agency وكالة الأنباء السعودية is the national news agency in Saudi Arabia.


Al-Thawra الثورة Al-Thawra الثورة is Syria's national news newspaper. Arabic, English and French.

Al-Tishreen التشرين In Arabic.


Alchourouk الشروق

United Arab Emirates

Al Khaleej الخليج The oldest paper in the country


Yemen Post Yemen's First Hourly Updated Independent English News Website. English.

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