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Weekend Reading: "Egypt’s Dystopia," Takbir, and Revolutionary Art

May 24, 2013

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Robert Johnson of Business Insider discusses Cairo’s deteriorating conditions, with a slideshow of pictures and captions highlighting the city’s biggest problems under Muslim Brotherhood rule.

Nervana examines the evolution of the use of the phrase, "Allahu Akbar," and how it has been abused by radical Islamic extremists seeking to justify criminal acts.

Ursula Lindsey, writing on the Arabist, offers an interesting look at revolutionary art in Cairo.

 

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