American Marketing Association
The American Marketing Association maintains a site to provide information on best practices, careers, marketing resources, and an electronic version of their marketing newsletter. You must register to gain full access.
AMEInfo "The Ultimate Middle East Business Resource"
AMEInfo makes available a database of over 180,000 companies from 14 Middle East companies and also provides searching for news and articles.
Country Background Notes - U.S. Department of State
The files of the Country Background Notes are updated and revised as they are received from regional Bureaus of Public Affairs. To compliment the background notes, each country has a "country page" with additional information.
World Fact Book (Central Intelligence Agency)
The CIA provides an searchable version of the World Factbook online. You may begin by selecting a country of interest or by viewing country flags.