War in the Middle East: Resources

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News Resources in the Region

Some “official” web sites:

Israel Defense Forces
[Note: Very current information on Israeli military actions.]

Israel Minstry of Foreign Affairs
[Current info about the conflict]

U.S. Embassy in Lebanon

Iran

Palestinian National Authority – State Information Service
[The Palestinian Authority’s State Information Service includes a link to the Authority’s International Press Centre with news on conflict.]

Syrian Arab News Agency

Blogs, papers, magazines in the region:

First some Lebanese blogs:

Chris Allbritton
[Blog of Time correspondent and freelancer Chris Allbritton, who’s been living in Beirut for the last six months or so. He’s good.]

Siege of Lebanon

BBC producer in Lebanon

Cold Desert

URShalim

Lebanese Newspapers and Magazines:

Daily Star – Lebanon

Monday Morning

Beirut News

Israeli blogs:

Treppenwitz
[popular Israeli blog]

Fundamentally Freund

Orthodox Anarchist

Israellycool

Israeli Newspapers:

Jerusalem Post

Haaretz

Yedioth Ahronoth

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