In our print Reference Collection:

The Continuum Political Encyclopedia of the Middle East
DS62.8.P64 2002

Political Handbook of the Middle East
JQ1758.A58P65 2006

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought
JC49.P75 2013



Arab Spring: an Interactive Timeline of Middle East Protests
This timeline links to articles from The Guardian.

The International Foundation for Electoral Systems tracks current and upcoming elections in the region as well as providing data on past elections.

Inter-Parliamentary Union
The IPU is "the international organization of parliaments".  Their website provides access to data on national parliaments through the Parline database as well as data on women in parliaments.

Published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Sada focuses on political reform in the Middle East.