Now in its sixtieth edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geo-political and economic information for this important world area.
New for 2014:
Individual chapters on each country incorporating:
"There is simply nothing else on the market that provides as much material on each of the countries of the Middle East and North Africa in one Volume."
– Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies
"Probably the best one-volume reference book in English on the Middle East and North Africa."
– International Affairs
"We have praised successive issues of this work so regularly that it becomes difficult to think up new eulogies, deserved though they are."
– World Affairs Report
"It is an excellent source of reference… strongly recommended for scholars, government officials and businessmen."
– Middle East Business Review
"You could enquire within for pretty well anything relating to the region and get an answer."
– Times Literary Supplement
"If one had to choose a single book for understanding the contemporary Middle East, then surely this must be that book."
– The Middle East
Part 1: General Survey. Arab-Israeli-Relations 1967-2013. Documents on Palestine. Regional Nuclearization: Systemic Pressures and Endemic Fears. Political Islam. Oil in the Middle East and North Africa. The Religions of the Middle East and North Africa. Part 2: Country Surveys. Algeria. Bahrain. Cyprus. Egypt. Iran. Iraq. Israel. Jordan. Kuwait. Lebanon. Libya. Morocco. Oman. Palestinian Territories. Qatar. Saudi Arabia. Spanish North Africa. Syria. Tunisia. Turkey. United Arab Emirates. Yemen. Part 3: Regional Information. Regional Organizations. Calendars. Research Institutes. Select Bibliography (Books). Select Bibliography (Periodicals). Index of Regional Organizations.