Researching recent events in the Middle East? There are two new archives to consult. Blogs, news sites, and social media including videos, tweets, etc. have been selected by the Library of Congress, the Biliotheque Nationale de France, Stanford University, and the British Library, and crawled by Archive-It.
Jasmine Revolution – Tunisia 2011
This collection consists of websites documenting the revolution in Tunisia in 2011. The sites are primarily in French and Arabic with some in English.
North Africa & the Middle East 2011
This collection documents the events in Northern Africa and the Middle East in 2011 after the Tunisian uprising. Content includes blogs, social media and news sites about Egypt, Yemen, Sudan and other African countries. These sites contain content in Arabic, English, and French.