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Here are some great places to find out what's going on in the world.


Newsy shows how news stories are reported in different places around the world. 

CNN Student News

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CNN Top Stories

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SIRS Discoverer

Choose "Current Events" and then search by "Date" for the most recent articles. 

BBC News - World

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The Peninsula Qatar

Search Issues & Controversies

If you want to find out more about something in the news and learn more sides to the issue, do a search in the Issues and Controversies database.


Create an account and read news stories that are leveled by Lexile.

Tween Tribune

TweenTribune offers news from around the world. You can change the reading level of articles, search by grade level or lexile. 

Doha News

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Al Jazeera English

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New York Times

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Qatar Tribune

Time For Kids

Time for Kids updates weekly and includes news from around the world. 

Time Explains

Time has produced a series of short videos that give the background to some current events topics.



Want to know what news is big news right now? Newsmap takes the results from Google News and makes a visual representation of the numbers of stories on a topic. The bigger the box, the more stories. Compare the results between countries. Click on the box to read some of the stories about the event.

Middle School Librarian

Libguide Creator Lauren Elliott; updated by Kathy Kersting