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Middle Eastern Studies

These pages will enable you to locate books, journals, and electronic resources on the MIddle-East


The map shows the comparative strengths of LSE Library collections for Middle Eastern countries with the darkest blue denoting the highest concentration.

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  • Britain’s base and Bahraini politics
    by Jane Kinninmont Repression in Bahrain has intensified since the UK’s announcement in December that it would open its first permanent Middle Eastern military base since 1971 in the kingdom. This week, the authorities announced the leader of the main opposition party, Al Wefaq, would be tried as a ‘coup plotter’, and a court handed down a six-month sentence to […]
  • A risky move by Israel in the Golan?
    by Filippo Dionigi Following Israel’s targeting and killing of a number of high-ranking Hezbollah and Iranian military officials in Syria, Dr Filippo Dionigi reflects on what Hezbollah and Iran’s reactions might be and what this escalation means for Israel. Filippo will be launching his book, Hezbollah, Islamist Politics and International Society, at LSE on Monday 2 February 2015. Israel’s stance towards the […]