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Weekend Reading: Debunking Iraq’s Myth, Demolishing History in Egypt, and Biking Syria’s Civil War

June 5, 2015

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Sara Pursley, in a two-part report on Jadaliyya, debunks the myth of Iraq as an artificial state.

Mahmoud Riad protests the demolition of the National Democratic Party’s headquarters in Cairo.

Ahmad Khalil finds that the war in Syria has turned bicycles into valuable commodities as well as political statements.

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