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Weekend Reading: Remaking Turkey’s Southeast, Barzani Speaks, and Sisi’s Parliament

raqi Kurdistan region's President Massoud Barzani attends a news conference with Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in Erbil, Iraq (Azad Lashkari/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of March 25, 2016.

March 25, 2016

raqi Kurdistan region's President Massoud Barzani attends a news conference with Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond in Erbil, Iraq (Azad Lashkari/Reuters).
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Nicholas Glastonbury and Defne Kadioglu discuss the salient role of urban governance in the conflict between the Turkish government and its Kurdish southeast.

Amberin Zaman interviews the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Massoud Barzani, covering the fight against the self-declared Islamic State as well as internal corruption in Iraqi Kurdistan.

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Hossam Bahgat investigates how Egypt’s parliament was designed to support the presidency.

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