The Confidential Print series has been issued by the Foreign and Colonial Offices since c. 1820. The content consists of reports, dispatches, correspondence, political summaries, economical analysis, and description of leading personalities The collection covers a broad sweep of history from c. 1839 to 1969, taking in the countries of the Arabian peninsula, the Levant, Iraq, Turkey and many of the former Ottoman lands in Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt and Sudan.
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Archive Editions publications provide thousands of original documents, as well as numerous maps, on the national heritage and political development of many countries. AE material is particularly rich for the study of boundary formation, claims and disputes amd modern political development of the Arabian peninsula and Arab/Persian Gulf.
Since 1945, the U.S. intelligence community has had to cover a half-dozen major wars and several dozen smaller but equally bloody armed conflicts in the Middle East, as well as innumerable civil wars, border clashes, armed insurgencies, and terrorist attacks. This comprehensive document set sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Arab world, including the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II to the present day, up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program.
Al-Bab The Best Arab Blogs [Mostly in English]
Amar Foundation Foundation for Arab Music Archiving & Research
American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions (from Salt Research, Istanbul)
Archives of Crete (from Salt Research, Istanbul)
The Digital Collections of Salt Research (Istanbul)
French Press from the Ottoman Empire (from Salt Research, Istanbul)
The Ottoman Bank (from Salt Research, Istanbul)
The Memory of Modern Egypt [In Arabic] An collection of Egyptian political speeches and images.
The Turkish National Library's Non-Book Materials (registration required)