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CNN Website on Middle East Peace Issues.
http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2003/mideast/

Council on Foreign Relations.  Flashpoint- Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
http://www.terrorismanswers.com/policy/israel2.html

Style Sheet on Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Definitions of terms on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Camp David Diaries
Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat reveals events inside Camp David

Fictions About the Failure at Camp David
Inside account of the negotiations at Camp David by Robert Malley who was special assistant for Arab-Israeli affairs to President Bill Clinton from 1998 to 2001

Israel-Palestinian ProCon
Host of information on Arab-Israel conflict.  History, personalities, positions, maps, etc.

GENERAL SITES ON THE MIDDLE EAST

BBC News  http.//news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/world/middle east/default.stm

Access current Middle East news from this BBC site.

CNN Interactive-World Regions: Middle East http://www.cnn. com/WORLD/#mideast

This 24-hour news channel often focuses on the Middle East and is updated every few hours.

C-SPAN Online http://www.c-span.org

See especially C-SPAN International on the Web for International Program­ming Highlights and archived C-SPAN programs.

Library of Congress  http.//www.loc.gov

An invaluable resource for facts and analysis of 100 countries' political, eco­nomic, social, and national-security systems and installations.

ReliefWeb  http.//www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf

UN's Department of Humanitarian Affairs clearinghouse for international human­itarian emergencies. It has daily updates, including Reuters and Voice of America.

United Nations  http://www. unsystem. org

The official Web site for the United Nations system of organizations. Every­thing is listed alphabetically, and data on UNICC and Food and Agriculture Or­ganization are available.

UN Development Programme (UNDP)  http://www. undp. org

Publications and current information on world poverty, Mission Statement, UN De­velopment Fund for Women, and much more. Be sure to see the Poverty Clock.

UN Environmental Programme (UNEP)  http.//www.unep.org

Official site of UNEP with information on UN environmental programs, prod­ucts, services, events, and a search engine.

U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Home Page http://www.cia. gov/index.htm

This site includes publications of the CIA, such as the World Factbook, Fact­book on Intelligence, Handbook of International Economic Statistics, CIA Maps and Publications, and much more

U.S. Department of State Home Page http://www.state.gov/ www/ind.html

Organized alphabetically (i.e., Country Reports, Human Rights, International Organizations, and more).

MIDDLE EAST SITES

Access to Arabia  http://www.accessme.com

Extensive information about traveling and working in the Arab world is pre­sented on this Web site.

ArabNet  http://www.arab.net

This site is an extensive online resource for the Arab world in the Middle East and North Africa. There are links to every country in the region, covering cur­rent news, history, geography, culture, government, and business topics.

Arabia.On.Line http://www.arabia.com

Discussions of Arab news, business, and culture are available at this site.

Camera Media Report  http://world.std.com/-camera/

This site is run by the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America, and it is devoted to fair and accurate coverage of Israel and the Middle East.

Center for Middle Eastern Studies http://w3.arizona.edu/--cmesua/

This Web site is maintained by the University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies. The Center's mission is to further understanding and knowl­edge of the Middle East through education.

Center for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies http://www.dur. ac.uk/-dmeOwww/

The University of Durham in England maintains this site. It offers links to the University's extensive library of Middle East information; the Sudan Archive is the largest collection of documentation outside of Sudan itself.

The Middle East Institute  http://www.mideasti.org

The Middle East Institute is dedicated to educating Americans about the Middle East. The site offers links to publications, media resources, and other links of interest.

Middle East Internet Pages http://www. middle-east-pages. com

A large amount of information on specific countries in the Middle East can be obtained on this site. Their engine allows you to browse through virtually every aspect of Middle East culture, politics, and current information.

Middle East Policy Council  http://www.mepc.org

The purpose of the Middle East Policy Council's Web site is to expand public discussion and understanding of issues affecting U.S. policy in the Middle East.

Middle East Times http://metimes. com

The Middle East Times is a source for independent analysis of politics, busi­ness, religion, and culture in the Middle East.

Middle Eastern and Arab Resources http://www. ionet.net/ --usarch/WTB-Site.shtml

This omnibus site offers extensive information on each of the Middle Eastern countries. Scroll to their flags.

ISRAEL SITES

The Abraham Fund http://www. coexistence. org

The goal of peaceful coexistence between Jews and Arabs is the theme of this site. Information to various projects and links to related sites are offered.

Zionist Archives http://www. wzo. org. it/cza

This site is the official historical archives of the World Zionist Organization, the Jewish Agency, the Jewish National Fund, Karen Hayesod, and the World Jewish Congress.

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