Useful resources links

13 August 2015

This section provides you with a selection of links to official websites, news and media, statistics etc for Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and UAE, and for the Middle East more generally below.

Middle East - resource links

Middle East business, financial and industry news, events and information.
Television station in English has its headquarters in Doha. A pan-Arab satellite broadcaster, it is financed by the Qatar government.
Pan-Arab daily newspaper. Launched in London in 1978, Asharq Al-Awsat covers pan-Arab and international affairs with in-depth analysis and editorials covering the entire Arab world.
Website of Gulf News, an English language newspaper established in 1978. Covers world news and news throughout the Gulf regions with specific sections on UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Free registration gains users access to daily news updates.
Independently funded online news organisation that was founded in February 2014. Freelance correspondents from countries across the Middle East provide news, analysis and opinion.
Online magazine with business news for the region.
World Newspapers:
LAWRENCE, S. and KRUDEWAGEN, U. (2014) Top employment issues in the Middle East in 2014 and beyond. The Lawyer. 15 August.
Provides country profiles, fact files, useful contacts, trade figures and useful websites for the 22 countries of the Arab League. Also provides translation services and visa services, language training, publications and events.
Has various subscriptions and user packages. News, analysis, reports, e-newsletters and tools, all relating to a number of countries, regions and sectors.
News, research and publications, comment, videos and audio coverage of events and international relations in the Gulf states.
Islamic Development Bank Provides statistics on population, social indicators and labour markets in Islamic countries.