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Current Events Guide to Political and Social Change in the Arab World : Governments and Organizations

Government Websites

Republicque Algerienne Democratique et Populaire Portail du Premier Ministre French & Arabic Only
Official Site of the Government of Bahrain Arabic
eGovernment Portal - Kingdom of Bahrain English
Unnion des Comores French
Site Officiel de la Republique de Djibouti French
Official Site of the Government of Egypt English
Islamic Republic of Iran's Presidency Website Arabic, English, French, Spanish, etc.
Official Site of the Government of Iraq Arabic 
Israel Government Portal English and Hebrew
Prime Minister's Office Web Site and Jordan Government Central Portal Arabic
Kuwait Government Online English
Government of Lebanon English & Arabic 
Official Site of the Government of Libya Arabic
Mauritania Government site Arabic, English & French
Gourvernement du Royaume du Maroc Arabic, English & French
Ministry of Information Sultanate of Oman Arabic & English
Palestinian Office of the Prime Minister English
Saudi National e-Government Portal Home Arabic & English
Official Site of the Government in Somalia English
Government of the Republic of South Sudan English
Department of State Page on Syria English
Official Site of the Government of Tunisia French & Arabic only
Turkey's Prime Ministry Web Page English
Hukoomi Qatar e-Government English
Official portal of the United Arab Emirates English
Official Site of the Government of Yemen Arabic

Resources on Political Leaders

Muḥammad Ḥusnī Sayyid Mubārak (Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak), and Egypt

  • Egypt (20th Century)  
    Books on 20th Century Egypt
  • Books about Mubarak  
    A VU Find search of books related to Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak. The search is for "Mubarak" as a keyword, but limited to English.

Muʿammar al-Qaḏḏāfī (Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi), and Libya

Zayn al-‘Ābidīn bin ‘Alī (Zine El Abidine Ben Ali), and Tunisia

  • Tunisia (20th Century)  
    Books on 20th Century Tunisia
  • "Economic and political change in Tunisia: from Bourguiba to Ben Ali"  
    Economic liberalization is the catchphrase of development economics at the end of the twentieth century. While its socio-economic virtues and costs are still debated, its political implications are equally unclear. This book examines the relationship between economic liberalization and political reform, developing a theoretical approach towards understanding the dysfunction of the corporatist state in the Arab world and the apparent retreat into authoritarian, rather than democratic, political..