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Middle East and North Africa: Iran

A comprehensive guide to each country in the Middle East and North Africa.


Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics by Ali Gheissari (Editor)

Call Number: Hillman  

General Information About Iran.


• Iranian Cultural Information Center

US/International Documents

Digital National Security Archive.

The database has primary documents central to U.S. foreign and military policy since 1945.

Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969

This collection consists of the Confidential Print for the countries of the Levant and the Arabian Peninsula, Iran, Turkey, Egypt and Sudan. Beginning with the Egyptian reforms of Muhammad Ali Pasha in the 1830s, the documents trace the events of the following 150 years, including the Middle East Conference of 1921, the mandates for Palestine and Mesopotamia, the partition of Palestine, the 1956 Suez Crisis and post-Suez Western foreign policy, and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

Foreign relations of the United States

Historical Documents of the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity.