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Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies: Newspapers


On this page you will find guidance on how to search for and access print and digitised newspaper collections for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

Finding physical newspapers

This section provides a list of union catalogues and other search tools for finding physical runs of newspapers for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies. 

Electronic newspaper subscriptions

Listed are the key electronic newspaper subscriptions for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

There are a number of global newspaper databases which might also provide access to some Central Asian, South West Asian and North African newspaper sources. Try searching the following databases:

For a full list of newspaper databases see the Newspapers category on the Databases A-Z page

Free online newspapers resources

The list below provides useful resources for finding newspaper collections relevant to Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, including existing digital collections.