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Locating News Sources for Current Event Topics
Recommended Databases & Websites
Possible Search Terms
note: Use "Middle East" or [insert a specific country] in combination with these other search terms
- "Ethnic Conflict" and Religion
- Education and Religion and Women
- "Israeli Palestinian Conflict"
Al-Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East
Updated daily. Provides access to newspaper articles from throughout the Arab World, including Turkey, Israel, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Iraq. Each day, editors translate Arabic, Hebrew, and Turkish reporting and commentary on politics and religion, business and economics, society and culture, and the arts and sports.
Amnesty International - News by Country
News and research using the lens of human rights and adherence to international law
Middle East - BBC
Provides daily coverage of Middle East news stories
Middle East Institute
Non-partisan think tank for research on critical issues of the Middle East.
Human Rights Watch
Country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to expose abuse and protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime, to refugees and children in need
World History in Context | GALE This link opens in a new window
Contains reference articles, biographical information and new articles about major historical events and people across the globe
World Religions | Infobase This link opens in a new window
Comprehensive Guide to the World’s Major Religions and Spiritual Traditions
Global Issues in Context | GALE This link opens in a new window
Global Issues in Context integrates news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, and statistics.
ProQuest Ebook Central This link opens in a new window
Over 1000,000 university and academic press books on all subjects. You can read the entire book, print and download section, annotate, and save.
ProQuest Central | ProQuest This link opens in a new window
ANALYSIS. Includes popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers and more.
Global Breaking Newswires | ProQuest
Provides timely access to the best newswire content available from around the globe.
International NewsStream | ProQuest
ProQuest International Newsstream provides information from more than 660 of the world's top newspapers, including The Times (London), The Bangkok Post, El Norte, Financial Times, The Guardian, Jerusalem Post, South China Morning Post, The Daily Telegraph, Asian Wall Street Journal, and the BBC Monitoring series of publications.
Religion Database | ProQuest
Religion Database provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions. As well as scholarly journals there are many titles from religious publishing bodies and nondenominational organizations. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.