Writing about the Middle East and North Africa presents unique challenges. Here you can find Sada's transliteration system, style guide, and online grammar resources to aid in the polishing of your article in English or in Arabic.
Carnegie Style Guide (PDF): a short primer on English usage for policy papers and Sada articles.
Al-Hayat Style Guide (PDF): a style guide for MSA journalistic usage.
Sada Transliteration Chart (PDF): how we transliterate Arabic words, from the IJMES system.
Sada Arabic Word List (PDF): An alpha-order list of Arabic names and words as they appear on the site. Last Updated: 09/12/2011.
Al Maany Online Dictionary: Our recommendation for EN-AR and AR-EN translation, with contextualized content.
Baheth: Ibn Manzur’s classical lexicon Lisan al-Arab plus other AR dictionaries in a searchable format.