The series “The Countries and Peoples of the Near and Middle East” has been published in the Institute of Oriental Studies of NAS RA since 1960. The collection includes research on the history of ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary periods of history of the Near and Middle Eastern countries, as well as on the issues of source studies and philology. Significant attention is paid to the coverage of political developments in the region, international relations and other issues.
The collection also publishes works on relations between the Middle East and other regions of Eurasia. The articles are published in Armenian, Russian, English and other European languages.