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Islamic Studies: Newspapers

Selected resources for studying Islam and the diverse perspectives of Muslims.

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Newspapers and Other Media Sources from Islamic Countries

Newspapers in Lexis-Nexis Academic

Lexis Nexis Academic has an extensive list of newspapers in English published in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as wire services.  See the list below in this box.  LNA maintains individual text files of the articles in each paper to facilitate "data mining."  You search for a term in a particular paper, and LNA gives you the articles which contain it.  Follow the instructions here for searching within particular papers.  

1.  Click on Lexis Nexis Academic at bottom of page.

2.  Find the box in the upper left entitled "Search the News."  Find the lowest search window in that box labeled "by Source Title" and enter one of the news sources listed below.  As you type the title it will pop up in blue type below the window.  You can click on this blue type to load it.

3.  Enter a search term in the top search window labeled "search for."  To practice enter Obama as a trial search.  The results will be organized by relevance, which means the frequency with which Obama appears in the article.  To sort by date find the widow labeled Sort near the top of the screen, click on the dropdown arrow, and click on Publication Date.

Middle Eastern Titles:

7 Days (United Arab Emirates)
Al-Bawaba (Jordan)
Arab News (Saudi Arabia)
The Daily Star (Lebanon)
Dar Al Hayat (Lebanon)
Emirates News Agency (WAM)
Gulf News (United Arab Emirates)
The Jerusalem Post
The Jerusalem Report
Jordan News Agency (Petra)
Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates)
The Kurdish Globe
Mideast Mirror (London; digest of Mideastern press)
Palestine Chronicle
Qatar News Agency
Saudi Gazette
Saudi Press Agency
Times of Oman
TradeArabia (Bahrain)
Turkish Daily News
The Week (Oman)
Yemen News Agency

Religion News

More Online News Sources from Islamic Countries