We’ve put together a list of some of the books, articles, videos, podcasts and reading lists we’re finding particularly useful and important relating to the roots of racism in the Middle East and North Africa and its manifestations in modern society.
Yemen: The poorest country in the Middle East; The corner of the Arabian Peninsula widely ignored as the oil monarchies of the Gulf rose to riches and global prominence; And now, embroiled in a deadly civil war protracted by the interference of external powers, further destabilising an already war-torn region. Yemeni politics can be highly confusing for outsiders. These 10 books will help you understand this complex country and the ongoing conflict.
These 13 English-language Middle East blogs and websites are essential reading for anyone interested in Middle East politics and culture.