Arab Spring/External Links

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A hand-picked, annotated list of Web resources about Arab Spring.
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Arab media

al-Arabiya independent satellite television station.

al-Jazeera Qatar-sponsored satellite television station.

Al-Ahram] Eyptian weekly

Algerian Press Service - official Algerian news agency.

Almasry Alyoum - Egyptian newspaper

Arab News - English language daily newspaper covering local and regional news.

Bikyamasr - Egyptian newspaper

The Daily Star (Lebanon) Lebanon's Arab press digest.

Syrian Arab News Agency] Syria's government-controlled press.

Morocco Times A Moroccan English-speaking protest blog by Zakaria Rmidi, a freelance journalist (Twitter entry)

The Tripoli Post Libyan newspaper

Tunisia Live

Saba - Yemen state news agency

Outside commentaries

Arab Spring Research by the British Chatham House international affairs thinktank.

Carnegie Endowment's guide to Egypt's transition

Sada Formerly the Arab Reform Bulletin. A website set up by the Carnegie Endowment for International for International Peace, to present analyses of Arab reform issues.

Saban Center for Middle East Policy

Official websites


Algerian Government portal Algerian Government press service

Egypt State Information Service

Jordan Government website

Lebanon Government website

Libya's General National Congress website

Mali Government website

Moroccan Government website

Syrian Arab News Agency - government-controlled news service.

National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces

Tunisian Government Portal - website of the provisional Tunisian Government.

Prime Minister of Tunisia

Yemen Presidential website


Arab World Initiative A World Bank Group partnership with the countries of the Arab world designed to foster effective cooperation and collaboration.

The Arab League The informal name of the League of Arab States - an association of mainly Arab-speaking countries that aims to coordinate their policies, and promote their common interests.

The African Union An association of about 30 African member states

Economic Community of West African States a regional group of fifteen countries, with a parliament, a court of justice and an investment bank.

Economic Research Forum A regional network sponsoring economic research for the Arab countries and Iran and Turkey.

Gulf Cooperation Council An association of the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Saudi, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait.

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation an association of 57 states, created to defend Muslim interests.

The Muslim Brotherhood - official English website

United Nations Support Mission in Libya

US -Islamic World Forum

Human Rights organisations

Amnesty International

Freedom House

Human Rights Watch

United Nations Middle East and North Africa human rights website

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights