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  • 40 Maps That Explain the Middle East(165 clicks)
  • A Brief History Of Major Oil Companies In The Gulf Region (164 clicks)
  • Memoirs of King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev(149 clicks)
    Perhaps the only biography.
  • Middle East 1916-2001 : A Documentary Record , The(159 clicks)
  • Middle East Research Institute(139 clicks)
    The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) explores the Middle East through the regionís media (both print and television), websites, religious sermons and school books. MEMRI bridges the language gap which exists between the West and the Middle East, providing timely translations of Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Pashtu, Dari, Hindi, and Turkish media, as well as original analysis of political, ideological, intellectual, social, cultural, and religious trends in the Middle East.
  • Middle Eastern Photography(168 clicks)
    The Middle East Department of the University of Chicago Library maintains an archive of early photographs of the Middle East, which have been scanned and made available on the World Wide Web. Read the introduction below for information about the collection, or go straight to the categories page to begin viewing the images.
  • Netherlands Institute for the Near East(163 clicks)
    Welcome to the Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO). The Institute is located in Leiden, traditionally an important centre of Oriental studies in the Netherlands. Founded in 1939, the NINO has been publishing journals, monographs and other books dealing with the Near East ever since. It houses an extensive library and is host to the departments of Assyriology and Egyptology of Leiden University. In addition, it carries out research programmes in various branches of Near East studies.
  • Oriental Museum Highlights(144 clicks)
    "The Oriental Institute Museum is a showcase of the history, art and archaeology of the ancient Near East."
  • The Fall of Constantinople, 1453(182 clicks)
    Pivotal event in history. End of the eastern Christian Roman Empire.