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Weekend Reading: Immigration in the Emirates, North and South Yemen, and Egypt’s Copts

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi greets Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II, head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo (Handout/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of July 29, 2016.

July 29, 2016

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi greets Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II, head of the Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church, at the Ittihadiya presidential palace in Cairo (Handout/Reuters).
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Sultan Al Qassemi shares stories of immigration and citizenship that helped shape the United Arab Emirates today.

Thanos Petouris argues that the north-south divide in Yemen is a better lens by which to understand the Yemeni conflict than the Sunni-Shia split.

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Maged Atiya contends that the recent attacks on Copts in Egypt reflects a state system that has become weak and unwilling to face the country’s challenges.

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