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Middle East Newsstand provides more than 30 current, full text news sources in English and French from across the Arab World, Israel, Southwest Asia and surrounding countries.  Researchers can search the latest news, then compare and contrast perspectives across the region.  Several of the sources have been translated from Arabic to English by the publisher, so your users benefit from the point of view of both Arabic and English language publications.

A sample of titles available in Middle East Newsstand include:, The Daily Star (Beirut), Dar Al-Hayat, Gulf Daily News, Jerusalem Post, Palestine Chronicle, Le Temps, Sudan Tribune, Times of Oman, and the Yemen Times.

Each issue of every newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories, but also detailed information on politics, business, and culture in the Middle East and surrounding countries.  Citations are available for articles in all source publications.  Abstracts save researchers time by allowing them to identify the articles they need quickly.

Researchers using Middle East Newsstand can take advantage of the ProQuest interface language feature.  The interface is available in English, French and Arabic, so researchers can search in the language they are most comfortable.  Articles can be translated from French to English and English to French for a user-friendly research experience.

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This database is available on the Web through ProQuest®, a premier information access and retrieval system.  With basic and advanced searching, it is suitable for everyone, from novice researchers to experienced information professionals.  Natural language searching, SmartSearch and the Topic Guide are just a few of the features that help users find the exact information they need, quickly and easily.

The ProQuest interface offers additional features for a user-friendly and precise searching experience:

  • Narrow searches by date, multiple fields and document types
  • Spell check
  • Abstracts for every newspaper article
  • The interface is available in 17 different languages
  • Translate articles on demand
  • Open URL Compliant

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  • Content Type: Abstract and index, Full Text, Full Image, Text+Graphics
  • COUNTER compliant: Yes
  • Athens enabled: Yes
  • OpenURL Enabled: Yes

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