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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..