Middle East Internet Resources #1
By Larry Lambert
30 January 1996
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 09:43:54 -0500
Sender: Former Soviet Republic - Central Asia Political Discussion List
From: Margarita Gokun Silver <mgokun@AVSC.ORG>
Subject: Re: Middle East Internet Resources #1
I tried to avoid creating a lot of traffic on the list, but I received so many
requests for the Middle East lists, that I can't answer each request
personally due to the lack of time. I will have to post the information to
the list. I apologize for the inconvenience this might be causing. Thank
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 10:57:32 +0200
To: Margarita Gokun Silver <mgokun@AVSC.ORG>
From: Larry B. Lambert <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Information needed
Does anyone know of similar discussion lists that deal with Middle East?
My friend is very interested in joining one. To avoid excessive traffic on
the Cenasia list, you can send this info directly to me. Thank you very
much in advance.
Aljazirah-List. ALJAZIRAH-LIST Provides a forum for discussing
issues of interest to students from the countries of the Arabian
Peninsula (Al-Jazirah Al-Arabiya), and discussing issues that
relate to the countries and peoples of the peninsula, in
particular and the Muslim Ummah, in general. Membership is
limited to Muslims. The list is maintained by
firstname.lastname@example.org. Send subscription request to
Camel Forum Discussion. CAMEL-L discusses the field of Camel
research. It is maintained at King Faisal University, Saudi
Arabia by Abdullah Altaher(email@example.com). Send
subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Egypt-Net. EGYPT-NET is a lively newletter published daily. E-mail
submissions are compiled by the administrator into one long
newsletter that is sent to all subcribers. Typical information is
lively debate and news on Egypt. Send subscription request to
Islamic Education Network. AMDA was established as an outlet for
Islamic Education, based onl Qur'an and Sunnah of the Prophet
Muhammad. The network is also for the presentation of all Islamic
ideas from any qualified scholar not just one Iman or Alim. It is
intended for those who use the Qur'an and Sunnah in daily life
and for those who seek greater understanding of Islam and its
principles. For help with subscription requests send a message to
Islamic Information and Issues Discussion Group. ISLAMIAT. Send
subscription to email@example.com.
Islamic Economics Discussion List. ISLMECON is a list that
discusses all aspects of economics from an Islamic perspective.
It is based at the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah, Saudi
Arabia. Send subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org or
History of Islam. ISLAM-L is a moderated list focused on the
scholarly discussion and debate from various historical
perspectives on issues concerning Islam and the Arab world. The
list is owned by Jim Cocks at JACock01@ulkyvm.louisville.edu. The
moderators are Joseph W. Roberts (Joseph.Roberts@m.cc.utah.edu),
Jim Cocks (JACock01@ulkyvm.louisville.edu), and Mike Berdine
(MBerdine@ccit.arizona.edu). Send subscription request to
Islam and Science List. ISL-SCI is a new list dealing with issues
on Islam and science including history, sociology, anthropology,
economics, politics, natureal sciences, and exegisis. Send
subscription request to email@example.com.
Muslim Student Association Listserv. MSA-L provides information
from the Muslim Student Association. Send subscription request to
Muslim Student Association Net. MSANET is a mailing list to meet
the communication needs of Muslim Student Associations in North
America. Issues related to Islam, and MSAs are discussed between
Muslim Students on the list. The current maintainer is Aalim
Fevens (firstname.lastname@example.org). Send subscription request to
Muslim Bay Net. MUSLIM BAYNET is a list for Muslims in the San
Fransisco area to share information and ideas on activities,
events and local issues. It is maintained by Munes Tomeh
(email@example.com). Send subscription request to
Political Islam List. POLITICAL-ISLAM is a mailing list for the
scholarly discussion of all aspects of political Islam. Possible
topics for discussion, and this is by no means an exhaustive
list, include: the use of the term fundamentalism to describe
the phenomenon; the history, structure, and rhetoric of Islamic
groups and organizations; leaders and leadership of Islamic
groups and organizations; reasons for the emergence of radical
and /or violent actors within Islamic groups and organizations;
the possibilities for the creation of and the viability of an
Islamic state; and, government responses to Islamic groups and
organizations. The list is owned by Joseph W. Roberts at the
University of Utah (Joseph.Roberts@m.cc.utah.edu). Send
subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The subject of your subscription request should be "subscribe"
without the quotes. The posting address is
In previous editions of this guide I have listed resoruces on
Isreal, Judaism, and Judaica. I have deleted the paltry few
resources that I listed did not do justice to the more than 150
E-Conferences that deal with Isreal, Judaism, and Jewish Life
that are found on the internet.
Please consult the "GLOBAL JEWISH NETWORKING HANDBOOK" by Dov
Winer listed in the bibliography in Part I of this guide and the
JERUSALEM ONE GOPHER SERVER described in Section 2, Part I
entitled GOPHER SERVERS but this action was inevitable.
Arabic Linguistics and Language Teaching. ARABIC-L deals with
issues of concern to Arab linguists and teachers of Arabic. Send
subscription request to email@example.com.
Electronic Hebrew User Group. E-HUG is for users who use the
Hebrew language electonically. Send subscription request to
Hebrew Grammar and Etymology. HEBLANG is a discussion group on
the Hebrew language. Send subscription request to
It Is Arabic Language And Technology (ITISALAT). ITISALAT. Send
subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hebrew Tex List. IVRITEX is a list for users of the Hebrew
version of the Tex word processor. Send subscription request to
Discussion Forum on Personal Comuters Arabization. PCARAB-L is a
list of mostly Saudi users. Send subsciption request to
Script on Computer. READER is a list that deals with Arabic,
Farsi, Urdu, and other scripts on computer. Submissions should be
sent to email@example.com. Send subscription reqiest to
Turkish Tex Users Group. YUNUS deals with Turkish text
processing. Send subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jordan News List. JORDANNEWS-L is a new discussion group that
focuses on issues of concern to Jordanians and about Jordan
itself. For information on the list send messages to
email@example.com. Send subscription request to
Lebanon-Net. LEB-NET is a discussion list for news relating to
Lebanon. It is monitored by firstname.lastname@example.org. Send
subscription request to email@example.com.
Palestine-Net. PNET is a very lively and active discussion list
for friends of the Palestinian people. News, debates, and
friendly discussion is the norm. Send subscription request to the
P-Net Steering Committee listed below. The important addresses
NEWS ITEMS (Pnetfirstname.lastname@example.org);
COMMITTEE (Pnetemail@example.com); and
Algeria-Net. ALGERIA-NET contains news and discussion of Algeria
in French and English. Send subscription request to
Amazigh-Net. AMAZIGH-NET is a forum for discussions on any issue
related to the Amazigh language, history, and culture. The goals
of Amazigh-net is to promote and preserve the Amazigh culture and
language. It is hoped that this network will serve as a factor in
order to create a constant and cohesive effort towards giving
Tamazight and the Amazigh culture the international status they
deserve. Send subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org
to receive subscription information.
Algerian Peace Association. APA-NET os a forum for coordinating
the efforts of all people interested in solving the actual
Algerian Crisis through peaceful means. It contains articles,
news, discussions, and organizational information for APA. Send
subscription request to email@example.com.
Mauritania Network. MAURITANIE-NET is a new list hosted in French
and English that discusses historical, political, and cultural
issues in Mauritania. Send subscription request to
Maghrebian Scientific Institute. MIAST is a forum for the
discussion of science and technology in the Arab Middle East.
Send subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tunisian Scientific Society Activities List. TSSACT-L. Send
subscription request to email@example.com.
Tunisian Scientific Society News. TSSNEWS. Send subscription
request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tunisia List. TUNISIA LIST was created to encourage contact
among Tunisian students and researchers throughout the world. The
list is owned by Maher Hamdi (email@example.com. Send
subscription request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tunisia Network. TUNISNET provides discussion and news about
Tunisia. There is also substantial discussion about the sciences
in Tunisia. Send subscription request to email@example.com.