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Online newspapers & magazines

  • PressReader
    This database contains a wide range of newspapers and magazines, from the last 3 months. To access Arabic language media sources, select the dropdown arrow next to Select Title (top right), then select By Language, then select Arabic. PressReader also enables searching by the name of the publication or by Country.
The Monthly (Arabic) Al Ahram Weekly
The Monthly (Arabic) Leesan Arabic-English Al Ahram Weekly

Recommended websites

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Oxford Dictionaries Online: English/Arabic and Arabic/English
Find thousands of translations from Arabic into and out of English on the Oxford Dictionaries Online site, and learn more about Arabic language and culture.

Online video collections

Licensing information: Please read what you can and can't do with each resource in the A-Z Databases under 'License Information'. Queries can be sent to the Publisher Licensing Consultant.

Language comprehension

  • Aswaat Arabiyya "Arabic Voices"
    This website provides videos in Arabic for listening comprehension. These listening materials have been selected from television stations throughout the Arab world. Each listening unit contains a segment ranging in length between one and ten minutes long with pre-listening, listening and post-listening questions and activities. The speed of the videos can be slowed down.