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Weekend Reading: Non-Sectarian Refugees, the Transformation of Egyptians, and Inside the Fight Against the Islamic State

Egyptians celebrate on Tahrir Square during the fifth anniversary of the uprising that ended 30-year reign of Hosni Mubarak in Cairo, Egypt (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of January 30, 2016.

January 30, 2016

Egyptians celebrate on Tahrir Square during the fifth anniversary of the uprising that ended 30-year reign of Hosni Mubarak in Cairo, Egypt (Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters).
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Laura Dean reflects on the surprising absence of sectarianism among Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

Amro Ali encourages Egyptians to recognize their individual political transformations as the true achievement of the 2011 revolution.

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Refugees and Displaced Persons

Lebanon

Egypt

Middle East and North Africa

Islamic State

Brian Glyn Williams provides an eyewitness account of the women fighters taking on the self-declared Islamic StateĀ in Iraqi Kurdistan.

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Refugees and Displaced Persons

Lebanon

Egypt

Middle East and North Africa

Islamic State

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