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Current Events Guide to Political and Social Change in the Arab World : Country Profiles

Cities and Sites

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Lebanon cityscape

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Syria ruins

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Libyan desert

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City of Cairo 

Country Profiles

The Economist Intelligence Unit requires fee-based access , but the CIA World Factbook is open access. 

Algeria Economist Intelligence Unit| CIA World Factbook

Bahrain Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Comoros Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Djibouti Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Egypt Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Iran Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Iraq Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Israel Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Jordan Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Kuwait Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Lebanon Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook 

Libya Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Mauritania Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Morocco Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Oman Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Occupied Palestinian Territories  Economist Intelligence Unit 

CIA World Factbook Gaza Strip & West Bank

Quatar Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Tunisia Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Saudi Arabia Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Somalia Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Sudan Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Syria Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Tunisia Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Turkey Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

United Arab Emirates Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Yemen Economist Intelligence Unit | CIA World Factbook

Historical Dictionaries by Country