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Middle East and Islamic Studies Guide: The Arab Spring/Arab Uprisings

Caior Protests : Interactive Map (from the Guardian)

Recent Titles on the Arab Spring

Oxford Constitutions of the World

Oxford Constitutions of the World is the only resource to contain regularly updated, fully-translated English-language versions of all of the world’s constitutions. On an all new state-of-the-art platform, the constitutions are accompanied by individual commentaries and supplementary materials, including foundation documents, historical constitutions, and amendment Acts/laws, and a collection of scholarly monographs.

Arab Spring Archives



Jasmine Revolution - Tunisia 2011

Collected by: Internet Archive Global Events

Archived since: Jan, 2011


This collection consists of websites documenting the revolution in Tunisia in 2011. Our partners at Library of Congress and Bibliothèque Nationale de France have contributed websites for this collection, and the sites are primarily in French and Arabic with some in English.

North Africa & the Middle East 2011-2013

Collected by: Internet Archive Global Events

Archived since: Jan, 2011


This collection documents the events in Northern Africa and the Middle East starting in January 2011. Content includes blogs, social media and news sites about Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Sudan and other countries. Countries separated by site groups (scroll down the page to see all of them). Archived content is in Arabic, English, and French.

Egypt Revolution and Politics

Collected by: American University in Cairo

Archived since: Feb, 2011


The January 25th Revolution Web sites collection provides access to blogs, Twitter feeds, local and regional media coverage, and other sites related to the January 25th Revolution. It is maintained by the American University in Cairo Rare Books and Special Collections Library and features Web sites suggested by AUC students, faculty, and staff as well as other contributors to the University on the Square: Documenting Egypt's 21st Century Revolution project.

Tahrir Documents

Initiated in March 2011, Tahrir Documents is an ongoing effort to archive and translate activist papers from the 2011 Egyptian uprising and its aftermath. Materials are collected from demonstrations in Cairo’s Tahrir Square and published in complete English translation alongside scans of the original documents. The project is not affiliated with any political organization, Egyptian or otherwise.



R-Shief offers a unique and rich archive of multilingual content from the Internet including one of the largest collection of social media from the 2011 uprisings and global Occupy movements.